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Can I set up one sales product which will be linked to multiple purchase products?We sell a salad but we buy many ingedients to make it. How to create this?

 
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Can I set up one sales product which will be linked to multiple purchase products?We sell a salad but we buy many ingedients to make it. How to create this?

Hi there, @useraccounts5.

 

For you to link a product to multiple purchase products, you can use a Bundle item. It is a combination of multiple or Group items you often sell together into Bundles so you can easily add multiple items to transactions. 

 

Here's how to create a bundle item:

 

  1. Go to the Sales menu. Then, select the Products and Services tab.
  2. Click the New button and choose Bundle.
  3. Check the box for Display bundle components when printing or sending transactions and add the product or services in the line items.
  4. Once completed, click Save and close.

 

I added a screenshot for visual reference.

 

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Here's an article you can read to learn more about bundles: Change Product and Service Types.

 

You can also use this article as a future reference if you want to apply a bundle item in the invoice: Add bundle item to invoice.

 

Please know that I'm always here to help, so don't hesitate to reach out anytime. Have a nice day!

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Can I set up one sales product which will be linked to multiple purchase products?We sell a salad but we buy many ingedients to make it. How to create this?

Thank you for your response.

But I don't think that bundle will be ideal as I cannot provide sales price for each item in the bundle. For example, if I have a beetroot salad with walnuts I sell the whole salad £4 and I don't have separate prices for beetroots, olive oil, salt etc that I have used to create my final product.

 

I think that I will use non-stock items for those I sell, and either stock (so I can track my inventory) or non-stock (I will post an adj. journal every month after the stock count)  for purchases.

 

Do you think that this is a good idea?

 

Kind regards

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QuickBooks Team

Can I set up one sales product which will be linked to multiple purchase products?We sell a salad but we buy many ingedients to make it. How to create this?

Thank you for getting back, @useraccounts5.

 

Yes, it is okay to use non-stock or stock items to track the products, then adjust the stock count through a journal entry if you didn't track COGS for your inventories. If you did, you need to manually adjust the inventory by reducing the materials used and increasing the finished product. 

 

For additional guides while managing your products/services, feel free to open these articles: 

 

I'm always here to help if you have any other questions. Just add a comment below. Have a good day!

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Can I set up one sales product which will be linked to multiple purchase products?We sell a salad but we buy many ingedients to make it. How to create this?

@useraccounts5 

QBO doesn't have any "assembly" feature for your case. You may consider having an inventory management app to do so.