Glen Copack Food Manufacturing Services

Glen Copack provides complete custom food manufacturing solutions for artisan food entrepreneurs and start-up companies working to bring their product to market.

Our customers consider us their trusted business partner because of our exceptional knowledge, discretion, and premier fulfillment services. Start-ups love us because we don’t require large minimum production runs. Established businesses love us for our reliability and quality controls.

Because we handcraft your product in small batches, our prices are affordable and our minimum order requirements are smaller than most other food co-packers. Our kitchen and production areas are registered with the Federal Food and Drug Administration and licensed for food processing with the NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets. With more than a decade of experience, we are a small company with BIG knowledge of the food business!

Learn About Our Services

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About Glen Copack

Glen Copack has delivered personalized food manufacturing and packing services to more than 100 businesses across the United States since 2007. Our exceptional industry knowledge, commitment to quality, and premier fulfillment services make us your trusted business partner.

Glen Copack is a social enterprise operated by The Arc of Schuyler, a not for profit organization. As a customer of Glen Copack, you can be proud of your instrumental role in providing job training and employment opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Glen Copack is located in Watkins Glen, NY at the heart of the Finger Lakes region.

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Glen Copack Services

Glen Copack offers access to our network of preferred vendors to source your ingredients and packaging materials such as jars, bottles, lids, label design, and labels. Our referral partnership with Cornell University Northeast Center for Food Entrepreneurship will help you navigate FDA requirements. Our 5,000 square foot warehouse and packaging area includes a loading dock and is serviced by multiple commercial carriers to deliver your product all over the world.

Products We Pack

Our team provides personal attention and creates a plan to achieve your vision for your product, keeping you informed during every step of the manufacturing process.

We specialize in bottling acidified and low-acidified, hot and cold foods as well as dry fill food packaging and labeling.

  • Bottling: Barbecue sauces, glazes, hot sauces, jams, jellies, marinades, mustards, pressed oils, salad dressings, salsas, spreads and dips, syrups, and other condiments
  • Dry Mixing: Dry rubs, seasoning blends, and powder and granule products such as pre-packaged bread and cake mixes

Food Safety

Glen Copack has more than a decade of experience guiding food entrepreneurs from concept to distribution. We are registered with the Federal Food and Drug Administration and licensed for food processing with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.

The Federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2011 requires professional guidance and updated standards to ensure FDA compliance with increasing levels of scrutiny for all food manufacturing. Our knowledge of FDA requirements will ensure that your products meet all FSMA standards for food safety.

Glen Copack’s facilities are maintained to the highest industry standards and are inspected regularly. Our staff receives ongoing training on safe food handling of ingredients and modern quality sealing processes.

We are dedicated to providing customers with only the safest, best quality finished products.

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Copack Pricing

Each of our food manufacturing contracts is unique and our prices reflect the appropriate costs for your specific needs. Considerations such as production requirements, ingredient preparation, container specifications, labeling request, and batch size are some of the factors that determine your final cost.

If you’re just starting out or have a new product you would like to launch, our fixed price small batch package provides a unique opportunity. Please inquire for more details!

Copack Timeline

There are many factors involved in bringing your product to market. Sourcing ingredients and materials, analytic testing, test batch production, and more will impact the timeline to go from recipe to delivery. We are happy to talk with you about the full process and timeline.

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Get Started

Copacking Process

Step 1: Tell Us About Your Product

We begin the process of helping you bring your product to market with a conversation. Complete the Glen Copack inquiry form here and we will be in touch to schedule a no-charge call to discuss your product.

Step 2: Scheduled Process and Contract

After discussing your production needs, we will sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement, which protects the confidentiality of your recipe as you further discuss your venture with Glen Copack. We will also help your determine if an FDA Scheduled Process is needed for your product. If so, we will assist you in obtaining this from our partners at Cornell University Department of Food Science. Glen Copack must receive your Scheduled Process before scheduling a production run.

Step 3: Production

We will invite you to be involved in a test manufacturing run of your product at Glen Copack. Customers are strongly encouraged to be present at the first production run.  Your product is manufactured in our kitchen, packaged, labeled, and prepared for shipment or personal pick up. Please call for pricing.