Integrated Software Solutions for Food Process Optimisation, Transparency & Control

The SoftTrace system is a configurable, transparent cost-effective software solution capturing critical smart data at every step of the manufacturing process. The SoftTrace system assists process optimisation, providing a Smart DataBridge to connect production floor process automation systems, ERP, MES & OEE, with laboratory analysis instruments and warehouse & raw material stock inventory systems, for a complete product & processing profile from raw material in to finished goods dispatch in one system.

Welcome to SoftTrace

SoftTrace has being providing innovative Software solutions to the Dairy industry for over twenty years. Our experienced team fully understand the many challenges facing today’s dairy industry.

Since the beginning, our customers are at the centre of what we do, SoftTrace takes pride in having developed and maintained strong customer relationships building up a strong Dairy manufacturing client base. Our software solutions form a key component for dairy manufacturing in Ireland, the U.K, Europe and North America.

When SoftTrace becomes a software solution provider to your company, we pay great attention to the level of customer care we offer from our first day meeting you.

SoftTrace isn’t simply a software system, it’s an assurance that as your business grows SoftTrace will be on hand, the system evolving as your business does, to help you meet and overcome the next challenge.

The Dairy industry by its nature is ever changing, much like the variable composition of the bulk liquids coming in over your weighbridge or the Raw Materials coming into your plant and change can be difficult.

At SoftTrace our default setting is to be problem solvers and solution finders, helping you optimise your business through every process step.

Who We Work With


Process Optimisation

Process Optimisation

SoftTrace has developed a range of software functionality that focuses on process optimisation.



SoftTrace functionality was developed to seamlessly integrate with existing systems with manufacturing process systems such as ERP and MES.

Dairy Focused

Dairy Focused

SoftTrace has collaborated with globally recognised dairy manufacturers to create production process management software that delivers industry specific functionality.



The SoftTrace system has been designed to be fully configurable adapting to existing plant systems with flexible functionality to interface and integrate.



SoftTrace enables full track and trace of the product quality profile from raw material intake throughout the manufacturing process to finished product dispatch.

More About Our Features

What our clients say...

"Using SoftTrace MilkData we have achieved significant improvements in the general running of the laboratory. We have increased control over sample test scheduling and achieved a rapid turnaround of..."

Siobhan Troy Central Laboratory Manager, Glanbia

"SoftTrace works for IFF because it has been designed specifically to enforce GMP compliance and it integrates easily wit our ERP, laboratory, process automation and barcoding systems. "

Eileen Dennehy Quality Manager, IFF

"Today the emphasis is on verification and speed. Being able to quickly demonstrate full traceability as well as rapid response capabilities is the key to gaining a competitive advantage...."

Jeoffrey Collins Quality Manager, Kerry Group, Newmarket Dairy Processing Plant

"We invested in SoftTrace because of its ability to improve plant efficiencies. Automating data recording, and improved performance analysis capabilities have allowed us to manage the plant more cost..."

Daniela Collins Quality Manager, Arrabawn Co-op

"We selected SoftTrace because of its focus on traceability and quality control, its modularity, its configurability, and the SoftTrace team’s experience in providing software to the food industry."

Andrew Wafer Account Manager, Tipperary Co-op

"We chose SoftTrace because of the systems focus on the dairy industry. As the implementation progressed we became increasingly impressed with the systems flexibility and customizability. We have been..."

Matt Mullins Plant Manager, Mullins Whey

Our Software Features

  • Process Optimisation
  • Dairy Focused
  • Real Time Data Acquisition
  • Smart Data Mining
  • Instrument Interface
  • Configurable
  • Process Transparency
  • Fully Traceable in minutes
  • Waste Reduction
  • Integrated
  • Concise Management Reports
  • Regulatory & Accredited Standards Audit compliance
  • Multi Site
  • Risk Reduction

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