website, we must inform you that the site is
for people who happen to be
looking for a company to produce their homemade food
product for the general
public. Most folks visiting this site have purchased the
Start Your Own Food
"From Your Kitchen Counter To
check it out if you're trying to start your own food business.
With that said...
As you know,
copackers are the folks that produce your product(s). If you read the
in the book, you
learned as much about the academic side as possible. The
human side or "real world"
side is yours to discover. To review the article you can click
Another good reference:
with these folks is they don’t spend a great deal of money on
This is a site, indexed by state, of copackers throughout
the country. I will be adding
list as I travel around the country so always check back to this site
for updates. If
happen upon a reputable copacker, PLEASE send me an email so I can add
list. (email address follows)
business, email me and I
will gladly add you to the list!
As you surf through this
website you'll notice some of the companies listed don't have
to get your business. Actually they spend nothing on trying to
So, as you would expect, THEY”RE HARD TO FIND. And when your in the
stages of a food business it can prove to be very frustrating. Some may
the hand and walk you through the whole process of getting your product
labeled, and distributed. Others may not. Some may take a recipe from
before you’ve even established yourself as a real business, others may
stated in the book, a little sleuthing goes a long way. Go to the store
produced in your area. Give the folks a call (both the company and the
because they will probably be two different companies) Get feedback on
from the company and ask the copacker for additional references.
research. Like I stated in the book, spice importers and wholesalers
place to start your exploring because if they don't copack
work with copackers..
websites, heck, most don't
even have toll free numbers!
Use your head when searching.
If the site states the
company produces Asian
sauces, you can pretty much bank on the fact that they have
the facilities to produce
just about any kind of sauce. Even if the stated products aren't
related to your
products, give them a call. Chances are they know someone in the area
that can help. Good luck in
your endeavor. You can always email me with questions you
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