Many customers purchase an ingredient based on some unit of measure (e.g. lbs), but they want the ingredient to display their pricing based on a different unit (e.g. oz).
This is easily done in the ingredient settings. Click New or Edit an existing ingredient, and at the bottom of the form in the "Allergens, Ingredient List, Notes, etc." section you will find the following:
You can then choose whatever unit you'd like your ingredients to display, and in the ingredient listing page the unit you've chosen will be the unit we display pricing in.