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California 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's fine for relatively small quantities, and if there is a licensed kitchen to rent nearby at a good cost. See this page for shared use kitchens in California. But it may be 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.

Choosing a Co-Packer

You will want to choose a co-packer who has experience making the type of product and packaging that you need. You may also want to choose a co-packer that is located close to you or your source materials and/or market or distribution centers to reduce costs.

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

The following list consists of companies in California that have co-packing capabilities. This list is neither all-inclusive, nor is it meant to serve as an endorsement.

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

For Co-packers based in Mexico, see this page

California Co-Packers

  • ABCO Labs
    Contact: Stephanie Stanben
    2450 South Watney Way
    Fairfield, CA 94533. Phone: 800-678-2226. Email: [email protected].
    Product: 500-1,000 lbs. runs. ABCO Laboratories, Inc. is a state of the art manufacturing plant providing turn-key solutions based on custom & contract manufacturing, product development and private labeling.
    We utilize five key operational groups to generate a custom solution: Customer Service, Research & Development, Manufacturing, Packaging and Distribution.
  • Adrienne's Gourmet Foods
    849 Ward Street
    Santa Barbara, CA 93111
    805-964-6848. Fax: 805-964-8698. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Oven baked crackers and Tuscan crackers.
  • Ajmera Innovations
    1181 South Country Glen Way
    Anaheim Hills, CA 92808
    866-860-3671; 714-783-7542. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Organic/Natural, Vegetarian, Tea, Ready to drink coffee, tea, concentrates and powders.
  • Aaron Thomas Company, Inc. -
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  • Austin Food Tech -
    California.
  • Bakehouse Foods
    2270 Camino Vida Roble, #U
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
    877-228-6385. Fax: 760-607-6704. Email: [email protected].
    Product: meringue cookies.
  • Bee International
    211 Boswell Road, Suite 5
    Chula Vista, CA 91914. Phone: 800-421-6465, 619-710-1822. Fax: 619-710-1822
    Product: seasonal candy offerings in tins and display.
  • Bell-Carter Packaging
    2200 Lapham Drive
    Modesto, CA 95354
    209-549-5939. Fax: 209-549-5944. Email: [email protected].
    Product: complete range of station packaging and assembly line services.
  • Belfiore Cheese Company
    2031- A Second Street
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    510-540-5500. Fax: 510-540-5594. Email: [email protected].
    Product: all varieties of fresh cheeses with no additives or preservatives and Indian paneer.
  • Bella Viva Orchards
    3019 Quincy Road
    Denair, CA 95316. Phone: 800-552-8218, 209-883-4146;
    Product: dried fruits and nuts, trail mix and chocolate covered fruits and nuts.
  • Bell-Carter Packaging
    2200 Lapham Drive
    Modesto, CA 95354
    209-549-5939. Fax: 209-549-5944. Email: [email protected].
    Product: complete range of station packaging and assembly line services.
  • Biscotti Nucci
    2310 Laurel, Suite 4
    P. O. Box 1443
    520 California Blvd.
    Napa, CA 94559
    866-858-5842, 707-224-2360. Fax: 707-224-5342. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: toffee, biscotti and commercial kitchen rental.
  • Blossom Valley Foods
    20 Casey Street
    Gilroy, CA 95020-4539
    408-848-5520. Fax: 408-848-1249. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: non-alcoholic cocktail mixers, vinegars, organic and all natural sauces dressings and hot sauces.
  • Busetto Foods
    1090 West Church Street
    Fresno, CA 93706
    209-237-9591
    Description of services or product specialties: salami and meats.
  • Caffe Classico Foods LLC
    3000 Executive Parkway, Suite 450
    San Ramon, CA 94583
    925-602-5400. Fax: 925-498-6400. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Organic/Natural, Other Baking Mixes and Ingredients, Ice Cream, Sorbets and Dessert Toppings.
  • Caffe D'Amore, Inc.
    1107 South Mountain Avenue
    Monrovia, CA 91016. Phone: 800-999-0171; 626-792-9146. Fax: 626-932-0152. Email: [email protected]:
    Description of services or product specialties: Kosher/Organic/Natural Baking mixes, Coffee, Hot Chocolate and Tea.
  • California Concentrate Co.
    Tom Alexander
    18678 North Highway 99
    Acampo, CA 95220
    209-334-9112. Email: [email protected].
    juice concentrates
  • California Natural Products
    1250 E. Lathrop Road
    Lathrop, CA 95330
    Tel: (209) 858-2525. Email: [email protected].
    CNP offers a wide variety of aseptic and retort packaging options. We have a successful 30-year record of developing and co-packing products. Our packaging and filling systems are capable of offering many Tetra PakĀ® packaging solutions. CNP is always willing to explore the possibility of expanding our packaging options to meet the needs of our customers.
  • California Spice Basket, Inc. - Copacker, Product development services, Recipe development, Business development consulting services, Packaging, Dry shelf storage, Kosher, Nut-free facility, Plastic, Metal, Paper, Scale-up recipes, We can file forms and paperwork, We can source (find) ingredients, We can source (find) packaging, Private labeling, We specialize in small and start-ups, Free Consulting services
    306 Lang Road, Burlingame, CA 94010. Phone: (650) 771-6100. Email: [email protected]. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: . Our production and co-packing services can accommodate small to medium manufacturing quantities with a small batch minimum. We specialize in blending and selling spices, herbs and seasonings, essential oils, natural colors, flavorings, functional ingredients, dry mixes, dairy creamer and powdered drink mixes, tea blends, cereals and rice mixes and dietary supplements. Our ideal customers are local businesses and startups. Click here for our Facebook page. In San Mateo County (ADDED: August 24, 2020)
  • Capay Canyon Ranch
    Leslie or Stan Barth
    PO Box 508
    Esparto, CA 95627
    530-662-2372. Fax: 530-662-2306. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Tomatoes (dried), table grapes, almonds & walnuts
  • Carol Hall's Hot Pepper Jelly Company
    890 Franklin Street
    Fort Bragg, CA 95437
    866-737-7379, 707-961-1899: Fax: 707-961-0879. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: jams and jellies.
  • Cascade Continental Foods
    1089 Essex Avenue
    Richmond, CA 94801
    510-232-3103. Fax: 510-232-5009
    Product: Packaging lines for liquid and dry food products.
  • Ceylon Teas Inc.
    310 North Palm Avenue, Suite B
    Brea, CA 92821
    562-690-2576. Email: [email protected].
    Product: premium teas.
  • Charlotte's Confections
    1395 El Camino Real
    Milbrae, CA 94030. Phone: 800-798-2427, 650-589-1417. Fax: 650-589-1923. Email: [email protected].
    Product: premium quality confections.
  • Day-Lee Foods, Inc.
    Contact: Dan Van Gompel
    13055 East Molette Street
    Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
    562-802-6800; 800-329-5331. Fax: 562-926-8630
  • E. Waldo Ward & Son
    Richard and Jeff Ward
    273 E. Highland Avenue
    Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Phone: 800-355-9273. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Wet Products, jams, jellies, marmalades and sauces.
  • Esco Foods, Inc.
    Contact: Marc Bosschart
    1035 Howard Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    415-864-2147
    Description of services or product specialties: syrups, toppings, salad dressings, marinades, BBQ sauce, flavors, extracts in glass, plastic, paper.
  • Food Imagineering
    Contact: Garry Sullivan, CEO
    27 Los Flores Avenue
    South San Francisco, CA 94080-2237
    650-483-7447. Fax: 650-583-3663. Email: [email protected].
  • Fruit Fillings Inc.
    Stephen Norcross
    2531 East Edgar Avenue
    Fresno, CA 93706
    559-237-4715 fax 559-237-0728
  • Garry Packing, Inc.
    Contact: James Garry
    11272 East Central Avenue, PO Box 249
    Del Rey, CA 93616. Phone: 800-248-2126; 559-888-2126. Fax: 559-888-2848. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Kosher, other chocolate, dried fruit.
  • George Chiala Farms
    George Chiala Jr.
    15500 Hill Road
    Morgan Hill, CA 95037
    408-778-0562
    Freezing, cold packing, fire roasting, dehydration
  • Golden West Specialty Foods, Inc.
    Contact: Lawrence Ames
    1201 Montgomery Avenue
    San Bruno, CA 94066. Phone: 800-584-4481; 650-553-9327. Fax: 650-553-9423. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Full-line of condiments, BBQ sauce, ethnic sauces, marinades and rubs.
  • K&G Custom Foods Inc.
    Contact: Dan Chavarin, Operations Manager
    2515 Britannia Blvd.
    San Diego, CA 92154
    619-651-9033. Fax: 619-374-2819. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: K&G Custom Foods Inc. operates in a 16,000 sq ft facility with full compliance within both FDA
    21 CFR ' 123; Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and USDA 9 CFR ' 417; Food Safety and
    Inspection Service (FSIS) regulation.
  • Kagome
    Luis De Oliveira
    333 Johnson Road
    Los Banos, CA 93635
    209-826-8850, fax 209-826-8858. Email: [email protected].
    Custom culinary sauces
  • Linda's Gourmet Latkes
    Contact: Linda Housberg
    7245 Canby Avenue
    Reseda, CA 91335
    818-705-2364; 818-705-2537. Email: [email protected].
  • Mad Wills Food Company - Copacker, Product development services, Recipe development, Dry shelf storage, Hot packing, Cold packing, Certified Organic, Glass, Plastic, Scale-up recipes, We can source (find) ingredients, We can source (find) packaging, Private labeling, We specialize in small and start-ups, Free Consulting services
    2043 Airpark Court, Suite 10, Auburn, CA 95602. Phone: (530) 823-8527. Email: [email protected]. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. We are a Private label/Co-Packer that has been in business for over 30 years. We do shelf stable condiments for over 100 Co-Packers and over 300 private label customers. BBQ sauces, Pasta sauces, Hot sauces, Salad dressings, Jams and Jellies, Ketchups and Mustards and Asian sauces. Plus many more. (ADDED: October 06, 2020)
  • Miss Scarlett, Division of Rhett, Inc.
    PO Box 1488
    Burlingame, CA 94011. Phone: 800-345-673-4650. Fax: 650-340-9680. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Hors d'oeuvres/Appetizers, Olives, Pickles & Pickled Vegetables.
  • Moon Shine Trading Company
    Contact: Ishai Zeldner
    1250A Harter Avenue
    Woodland, CA 95776. Phone: 800-678-1226. Email: [email protected].
    Product: Varietal honeys, honey fruit spreads, select nut butters, Honey in the Straw. Co-packing (cold pack only), private labe
  • Old California Sourdough
    Contact: Larry Greene
    25613 Dollar Street, Suite 14
    Hayward, CA 94544
    510-886-2555. Fax: 510-886-0649. Email: [email protected].
    Product: Specializes in formulation of dry products-small runs up to 50 lbs.
  • Pacific Choice Brands, Inc.
    Allan Andrews
    4667 East Date Avenue Fresno, CA 93725
    559-237-5583, fax 559-237-2078
    Sauces, Salsa, pickles
  • Premier Foods, LLC
    Contact: Loreto Mauro
    12946 Park Street
    Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
    562-944-1858. Fax: 562-9449054;. Email: [email protected].
    Primary focus: Co-packer specializing in private label, hot and cold fill, glass & plastic containers, FDA
    certified, organic and kosher certified, pH and non pH controlled products, nutritional labeling, fully
    licensed and insured, small minimum runs.
  • Pure Co-Packing/Earth Source Organics - Copacker, Product development services, Packaging, Drop-shipper, Refrigerated storage, Freezer storage, Dry shelf storage, Kosher, Certified Organic, Nut-free facility, We can file forms and paperwork, We can source (find) ingredients, We can source (find) packaging, Private labeling, We specialize in small and start-ups, Paid Consulting services
    1370 Decision St. Suite C, Vista, CA 92081. Phone: (760) 734-1867. Open: for hours and availability. Directions: directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: . Certified Organic, Vegan, Kosher, Gluten-Free, Allergen/Nut Free except coconut, chocolate, enrobed, molded, stone grinding, dry ingredients in stand-up pouches, extruded food bars, balls many shapes of extruded and then flow wrapped. No Baking capability. Other products being made here also if machinery is provided quite often we can make your product for you if we do not have the machines. (ADDED: June 10, 2020, Suggested by a visitor)
  • Purveyor's Kitchen
    Contact: Karen Folley
    2043 Airpark Court, Suite 30
    Auburn, CA 65602
    530-823-8527
    Sauces, dessert toppings, condiments
  • Ramar Foods International Inc.
    Contact: PJ Quesada
    1101 Railroad Lane
    Pittsburg, CA 94596
    925-439-9009; 800-660-0962. Fax: 925-439-9242. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: USDA, Juice/Cider, Hors d'oeuvres/Appetizers, Ice Cream/Sorbet and other frozen.
  • Sae Kitchen - Copacker, Commercial kitchen, Incubator, Product development services, QA/QC Product testing services, Recipe development, Business development consulting services, Refrigerated storage, Freezer storage, Dry shelf storage, Glass, Plastic, Paper, We can file forms and paperwork, We can source (find) ingredients, We can source (find) packaging, Private labeling, Business services, We specialize in small and start-ups, Free Consulting services, Paid Consulting services
    980 Los Vallecitos , San Marcos , CA 92069. Phone: (619) 851-2904. Email: Info @saekitchen.co.. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: . 14 years in business, two locations. 10 kitchens. We're here to help you grow your business. Many success stories to share. Call Nina at 619-851-2904 Located in San Diego County. (ADDED: December 11, 2020, Suggested by a visitor)
  • Santini Foods, Inc.
    Contact: Roger Tan, Ph.D.
    16505 Worthley Drive
    San Lorenzo, CA 94580
    510-317-8888. Fax: 510-317-8343. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Only West Coast sweetened condensed milk producer. Manufactures syrups & dressings; packs varieties of vegetable oils for US & Mexico; importer & distributor of Italian olive oil & Italian gourmet food products for more than 15 years.
  • Schenone Specialty Foods, Inc.
    P. O. Box 730, Clements, CA 95227. Phone: 800-760-2462; 209-759-3340. Fax: 209-759-3350. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Sugar-Free, Hot Chocolate, Chocolate Bars, Dessert Toppings.
  • Sizzle's Kitchen - Commercial kitchen, Refrigerated storage, Dry shelf storage, We specialize in small and start-ups
    1440 Placer Street, Redding, CA 96001. Phone: (530) 255-8744. Email: [email protected]. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: . Click here for our Facebook page. Sizzle's Kitchen provides certified kitchens for Northern California businesses and organizations who need to produce food for commercial events or food products for sale to the public. It is perfect for caterers, food truck vendors, meal plan cooks, bakers, and other specialty food producers. Our event space is available for wedding receptions, birthday parties, cooking classes, Ladies-night-out dinner parties, wine tasting, family reunions, business meetings, or your special event. Kitchens may be rented by the hour, day, week , month, or on a contract basis. In addition we offer dry food storage and cold food storage for a small monthly fee. Both Kitchen #1 and Kitchen #2 are connected to the event space making them perfect for a variety of events. These kitchens may be rented individually, or as part of the event space allowing you to cater your own event. Our facility is the right place for caterers, bakers, culinary professionals, and others who want space to practice the art of creating food. Located in Shasta County. (ADDED: March 23, 2020, Suggested by a visitor)
  • Sona & Hollen
    3712 Cerritos Avenue.br>Los Alamitos, CA 90720
    310-431-1379. Fax: 314-598-6207
    Description of services or product specialties: Tomatoes and other wet food products.
  • Sonoma Gourmet
    21787 8th Street East
    Sonoma, CA 95476
    707-939-3700. Fax: 707-939-3730. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Wet food products. Minimum run 300-400 cases. FDA certified for pH and non-pH-controlled products. Nutritional labeling and product development.
  • Stapleton Spence
    1900 Highway 99 Gridley, CA 95948
    408-297-8815, fax 408-297-0611. Email: [email protected]. Stapleton's California Copackers Spence - -Spence CONTRACT PACKAGING / COPACK SERVICES. Our family owned packing and bottling firm specializes in quality, dependable contract manufacturing and private label services. From concept to processing and distribution, our experienced food scientists and co-packing professionals provide turnkey solutions to get your food product to market quickly. CoPack Bottling and Beverage Co-Packing:
    Hot Fill 10 - 64 oz. PET or Glass Containers
    Expertise: juice copacking, tea bottling and tea brewing, co-packing sports beverages, copacking concentrates
    Custom packaging and private label services available.
    Minimum Run: 72,000 bottles (or 6,000 - 12 pack cases) - Our fully staffed bottling lines are available for full scale formula testing and refinement, small production quantities, and marketing sample
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    Bulk Aseptic, Industrial Processing and Packaging
    Bottling, bagging, canning, aseptic, product development
  • Superr Store Industries - Copacker, Product development services, Recipe development lab testing services, Distributor, Larger volumes only
    2600 Spengler Way, Turlock, CA 95380. Phone: (209) 664-3241. Email: [email protected]. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: . Super Store Industries has over 30 years of experience providing our customers with superior dairy and beverage products. Known for our expertise in the dairy industry and efficient warehousing and distribution, our products redefine industry standards with our commitment to quality and the finest ingredients locally sourced in California. Click here for our Facebook page. Stanislaus County (ADDED: October 22, 2019, Suggested by a visitor)
  • SupHerb Farms
    300 Diane Drive, Turlock, CA 95380. Phone: 209-633-3600; 800-SUPHERB. Fax: 209-633-3644. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Fresh Frozen Culinary Herbs, Specialty Vegetables and Fusions, Blends, Pastes and Purees
  • The Osso Good Co. - Copacker, Commercial kitchen
    5877 E Brown Ave, Fresno, CA 93727. Email: [email protected]. Open: See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: . We currently run a USDA inspected, BRC audited, CCOF organic facility. We can produce: broths, bone broths, soups, sauces, gravies, etc. (ADDED: June 05, 2019, Suggested by a visitor)
  • Timber Crest Farms
    4791 Dry Creek Road
    Healdsburg, CA 95448
    888-374-9325, 707-433-8251. Fax: 707-433-8255. Email: [email protected].
    Product: Licensed FDA high acid & low acid cannery canning in glass. Also form & fill machines & lines to pack 3 oz. up to 5 lbs. in flex packaging. Food technicians on staff for product development.
  • Triple H Food Processors
    Contact: Tom Harris
    5821 Wilderness
    Riverside, CA 92504
    909-352-5700. Fax: 951-352-5710. Email: [email protected].
    Product: multi-use co-packer.
  • Valley Fig Growers
    Contact: Linda Cain
    2028 South Third Street
    Fresno, CA 93702
    559-237-3893559 ext 106. Fax: 559-237-3898. Email: [email protected].
    Description of services or product specialties: Gluten-free, Kosher, Organic/Natural, Other Baking Mixes and Ingredients, Balsamic Vinegar and Dried Fruits.
  • Wine Country Kitchens
    Contacts: Brian Witbracht or John McIntosh
    511 Alexis Court
    Napa, CA 94558
    707-252-9463. Email: [email protected].
    Product: dipping oils and vinegars. Hot & cold fill co-packer, specializing in private label, product development from recipe to market, storage and distribution; fully licensed & insured, small minimum runs.

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