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

Canada 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 Canada. 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 Canada 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.

Canada Co-Packers

  • Brickstone Fine Foods - Condiments, tapenades, full-line oils, vinegar and spices.
    2875 Labelle Blvd., Prevost, Quebec, J0R 1T0 Canada. Phone: 800-663-0416; 450-224-8221. Fax: 450-224-7943. Email: [email protected]. Contact: Guy Berthiaume
  • Dainty Foods International -
    725 Broadway Boulevard, Windsor, Ontario, N9C 3W5 Canada. Phone: 800-268-0222. Phone: 519-972-8888. Fax: 519-966-3298. Email: [email protected]; Contact: Sherri Jones
  • Punjab Milk Foods Inc. - Sugar-free, Other Oils, Cheese, Appetizers, Ethnic Sauces (soy, curry, etc.)
    630846th Street, Surrey, British Columbia, V3S 3A4, Canada. Phone: 604-594-9190. Fax: 604-594-9108. Email: [email protected]. Contact: Gurpreet Arneja
  • Shah Trading Company Ltd. - Rice, Beans, Spices, Nuts and Dried Fruit.
    3451 McNicoll Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M1V2V3, Canada. Phone: 416-292-6927. Fax: 416-292-7932. Email: [email protected].

Other Resources

If you still can't find a suitable co-packer for your product, see this organization:

Where can I find more information about canning?

For more than 250 specific, simple recipes with step-by-step directions and photos; and general information on canning and food preservation, see this page.


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