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Master List of Co-Packers to Make and Package Your Food Product: Jams, Salsa, Sauces, Pickles, Cookies, Pies, cakes, whatever!

Co-Packers: Want to Sell Your Salsa, Preserves, Jams, Etc.? Learn About Using A CoPacker to Prepare It!

If you want to make and sell your home-made preserves, salsa, spaghetti sauce, applesauce, apple butter, jams, jellies, or whatever, you will need a licensed kitchen to prepare and can the food. That can be very costly. It is usually much less expensive (and less risky) for your new business to use a CoPacker to prepare their food, according to you recipe and process.

What is a co-packer?

Co-packers manufacture and package foods for other companies to sell. These products range from nationally-known brands to private labels. Entrepreneurs choose to use the services of copackers for many reasons. Copackers can provide entrepreneurs with a variety of services in addition to manufacturing and packaging products. They can often help in the formulation of the product. The copacker may function only as a packer of other people?s products or may be in business with his own product line. They may be, in fact, manufacturing several competing products. The range of services available from a copacker will vary depending on the size and experience of the copacker and the type of facilities and the capacity of their plant.

The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) has a listing of nearly 700 contract packaging companies (co-packers). Far too many people feel that a co-packer is a co-packer, and that any co-packer can do everything. In fact, co-packers have a variety of specific functional areas in which they excel. The following list is not all inclusive nor is it meant to serve as an endorsement.

See this page for much, much more about co-packers, like advantages, disadvantages and how to choose a copacker.

Choosing a Co-Packer

The following list consists of companies that have co-packing capabilities. This list is neither all-inclusive, nor is it meant to serve as an endorsement. If you are looking for a co-packer for meats and meat jerky, see this page.

If you are a co-packer wishing to be added to this list, add your information here.

Below are co-packers sorted by state.  Or see these pages for just bakery / baked goods co-packers in the United states or for Canada

And see this page for a master list of Beverage co-packers


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Co Packers in Other countries

[ Canada ] [ Mexico ] [United Kingdom ]


District of Columbia



  • West Fork Creations -
    1401 South Broadway
    Red Lodge, MT 59068
    Description of services or product specialties: chocolate sauces.


  • Wanda's Nature Farm Foods -
    1700 Cushman Drive
    Lincoln, NE 68512. Phone: 800-735-6828; 402-423-1234. Fax: 402-423-4586;
    Description of services or product specialties: bakery mixes.


  • Mrs. Auld's Gourmet Foods - Their website is now Chinese characters so I suspect they have closed down.
    572 Reactor Way, B-4
    Reno, NV 89502
    Description of services or product specialties: pickles, salsa, jams, jellies.

North Dakota

  • Flax USA -
    1661 7th Street Northeast
    Goodrich, ND 58444
    866-352-9872; 701-884-2732. Fax: 701-884-2434
    Description of services or product specialties: Gluten-free, Kosher, Organic/Natural and Other Grains, Cereal and Pasta.
Where can I find more information about canning?
For 150 specific, simple recipes with step-by-step directions and photos; and general information on canning and food preservation, see this page.