Glen Copack Food Manufacturing Services

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

Because we hand-craft 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 experience, we are a small company with BIG knowledge of the food business!

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About Glen Copack

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

A social enterprise, Glen Copack is the food manufacturing division of Glen Industries, the business service and vocational training department of The Arc of Schuyler.

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. We are located in Watkins Glen, NY at the heart of the Finger Lakes region.

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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
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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 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.

Food Safety

We also have extensive expertise to help you navigate food safety requirements. 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 regulations 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. Staff receive ongoing training on safe food handling and modern quality sealing processes. We are dedicated to providing customers with only the safest, best quality finished products.

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Getting Started

Copacking Process

Step 1:

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:

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. If a scheduled process is needed for your product, we will assist you in obtaining this from our partners at Cornell University Department of Food Science.

Step 3:

We will invite you to be involved in a test manufacturing run of your product at Glen Copack. The flat fee for this test run is $795 plus ingredient and packaging costs. Your product is manufactured in our kitchen, packaged, labeled, and prepared for shipment or personal pick up.

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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 $795 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.