About MenuCal

MenuCal is a menu calculator to help food businesses manage allergen information and calculate calories for their menus.

MenuCal, the menu calculator has been developed to assist food businesses in Ireland comply with their legal requirements to display allergen information on foods. MenuCal, the menu calculator also enables food businesses to calculate calories for their menus. It has been developed with the input of chefs, caterers and small business owners.

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 A free tool to help you comply with food law

Contains over 2000 ingredients

Developed by chefs for chefs

Up to 33% of calories (18-35yrs) consumed outside the home

58% of food businesses want to display calories information


Research shows revenue not negatively affected


MenuCal Infographic (PDF)



Last reviewed: 18/6/2019

Approved Food Establishments 


Food Labelling