List: U.S. Beverage Co-Packers and Manufacturers

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Moving from in-house production to a contract packager (co-packer) is a big step for food and beverage startups. It can be difficult to reproduce your original flavor when you move from a commercial kitchen to a fully automated production line with a different supply chain, large equipment, and many other people. But when you do find the right co-packer, you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time promoting your product. To help you get started, we’ve compiled this list of US beverage co-packers.

Note: This list was originally published on January 14, 2017. The current publication date indicates the last time the list was updated. 

Not all co-packers will be a good match for you. Some will be too far away, some won’t have the equipment you need, some will be too large for you, some will be too expensive, and some simply won’t return your emails. But first, you have to find them. This isn’t as simple as it sounds.

Beginning Your Search for a Beverage Co-Packer

Co-packers are some of the toughest service providers to find. Their websites are typically full of jargon and designed for industry insiders. Many large co-packers see startups as nuisances because of all the work required to produce relatively small quantities.

If you’re an early-stage beverage company, perhaps this list of American beverage co-packers will help in your search. (Neither I nor RealFoodMBA endorse any of these co-packers or claim to have firsthand knowledge of their operations. Conduct your own research to see if they are a good match for you.)

Are we missing any beverage co-packers for this list? Let us know. We’ll keep it updated.  

The List

NameWebsiteState
AZ Packhttp://azpack.comAZ
American Copakhttp://americancopak.comCA
California Copackershttps://www.californiacopackers.com/CA
H.A. Rider and Sonshttp://www.hariderandsons.com/CA
Nor Cal Beverage Co. Inc.http://www.ncbev.com/CA
Premier Foodshttps://premierfoodsllc.com/CA
Sonoma Beverage Workshttp://sbwrks.comCA
Stapleton-Spence Copackershttp://www.californiacopackers.comCA
US Beverage Manufacturinghttp://www.usbeveragemanufacturing.comCA
Redlaw Saucehttp://www.redlawsauce.comCO
Al-Ritehttp://www.al-rite.comFL
Pouch Fillhttp://www.pouchfill.com/servicesFL
Southeast Bottling Companyhttp://southeast-bottling.com/FL
Monarch Custom Beverageshttp://www.monarchcustombeverages.com/index.htmlGA
Universal Purehttps://universalpure.comGA
Mrs. Clark’shttp://www.mrsclarks.com/IA
Assemblershttp://www.assemblers.com/IL
Tonehttp://www.toneproducts.com/IL
Blue Marble Productionshttp://bluemarbleproductionsinc.comIN
Maryland Packaginghttp://marylandpackaging.com/co-packing/MD
Proper Beverage Cohttps://properbeverage.comMI
St. Julian Wineryhttp://www.stjulian.comMI
Assemblieshttps://www.assemblies.com/bottle-filling/multiple
Creekside Springshttp://www.creeksidesprings.com/multiple
Glanbia Nutritionalshttps://www.glanbianutritionals.com/what-we-do/solutions/aseptic-beverage-manufacturingmultiple
Refrescohttps://www.refresco.com/enmultiple
WildLeafhttps://wildleafbev.com/ multiple
Carolina Beverage Grouphttp://www.carolinabeveragegroup.comNC
NJ Kosher Kitchenshttp://www.njkosherkitchen.com/bottling__co-packingNJ
Union Beverage Packershttp://www.unionbevnj.com/NJ
Wayne County Foodshttp://waynecountyfoods.com/NJ
The Drink Inkhttp://www.thedrinkink.com/beverage-manufacturing/NV
Adirondack Beverageshttp://www.adirondackbeverages.comNY
Associated Brandshttp://associatedbrands.com/our-focus/co-manufacturing/facilities/NY
Blue Beveragehttp://bluebeverage.comNY
Crush and Co-packhttp://www.crushandcopack.comNY
Direct Refreshmentshttp://directrefreshmentsllc.comNY
Glen Copackhttp://www.glencopack.orgNY
JGS Development Grouphttp://jgsdevelopment.com/co-packing/beverage-co-packing/NY
Mayer Bros.http://mayerbrothers.com/what-we-offer/NY
Organic Food Incubatorhttps://organicfoodincubator.com/contract-manufacturing/NY
Bell Foodshttp://www.bellfoodsintl.comOR
Bon Foodshttp://bonfoods.com/OR
Portland Bottling Companyhttp://www.portlandbottling.comOR
Yoshida Foods Internationalhttp://www.yoshidagroup.com/our-companies.php#twoOR
Castle Copackershttp://castlecopackers.com/PA
CSD Copackershttp://www.csdcopackers.comPA
US Hydrationswww.ushydrations.comPA
Tekna Fillhttps://teknafill.comSC
American Canninghttps://americancanning.com/TX
DRA BELLOhttp://www.drabello.com/TX
Son Beverage Cohttps://sonbeverage.comTX
Southwest Bottling Companyhttp://southwestbottling.comTX
Maple Mountain Co-Packershttp://mmcp.co/UT
Tropical Resourceshttp://tropicalresources.com/UT
Androshttp://www.androsna.comVA
First Fruits Beveragehttp://firstfruitsbeverage.com/VA
Summit Beverage Grouphttp://www.summitbeveragegroup.com/VA
Vermont Bottling Companyhttp://www.vermontbottling.com/VT
Eagle Beveragehttp://www.eagle-beverage.com/bottling/index.phpWA
Noel Canning & Bottlinghttps://noelcanning.com/WA
Tree Tophttp://www.treetop.com/WA
All-Juicehttp://www.all-juice.comWI
Arty’s Premium Beverageshttp://www.drinkartys.comWI
Century Foodshttp://www.centuryfoods.comWI
Infinity Beverageshttp://www.infinitybeverages.com/co-pack.htmlWI

26 Comments on "List: U.S. Beverage Co-Packers and Manufacturers"

  1. We are a co-packer with locations in Baltimore, Las Vegas, and Sacramento. We have low service minimums, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverage, cans only, Flash/Tunnel/Batch Pasteurization. 1000 gallon MOQ.

    We also offer sleeving.

    New locations coming in 2021 to Austin/Atlanta/Denver.

  2. Does anyone know a co-packer in New York State that bottles water in cans or glass bottles?

  3. Looking for a copacker for a fried beans product. Would need to use steel cans. Please email me on ufuoma@nerridofoods.com

  4. Looking for a Hot-Filled co-packer in Texas that can do tea , Please DONOT recommend Waco Bottling, that company molded all of my hot-filled product. It was a tea.

  5. Please send me an updated list

  6. ALVARO LOZANO | June 16, 2020 at 2:43 am | Reply

    We are looking for a co-packer able to produce non-alcoholic DARK MALTS
    in cans or bottles.
    AL LOZANO
    305-710-5819

  7. Looking for a copacker specifically in the north east to produce my sangria. Currently been working with a copacker for two years, but they are having issues producing it now getting pushed back due to the process and the straining on their machines.

  8. Anyone know a facility to can a hot fill bloody mary mix?

  9. Hi;
    Seeking a small batch Co-Packer for my Bloody Mary Mix…350 Gallon range packed into AMCOR ring neck 12 ounce HOT-Fill PET and AMCOR 32 Ounce decanter Hot-fill PET

  10. Has this list been updated for 2020?

  11. Herve Montloin | April 18, 2020 at 7:14 am | Reply

    Hello, We are looking for a US or Canadian RTD co-packer (dairy, low acid, UHT, PET bottling as prefered option !). Does anyone know of a experienced co-packer ? Thanks

  12. Anyone know a good co-packer for hard seltzers in the US?

  13. Hi,
    I work for Impress Foods, a compagnie in Montreal, Canada who is looking to do private lables in our new beverages facility. We can produce around 3000 bottles an hour. We have our own HPP machine to make cold pressed and cold pasteurized beverages.

  14. Blue Marble Productions, Inc. is a co-packing, private label, canning company centrally located in the Crossroads of America, Indianapolis, IN. Whether you are a start-up company looking for 25,000 cases or established company looking for 15,000,000 cases, we have you covered. We love canning and that’s what we do best. Slim and sleek cans are our specialty from 200ml – 473ml. We currently are accepting RFPs for 2020. We are expanding and adding more line capability, so get on the production schedule now.

  15. Hi, need a bottling service for hot fill tea, private label, in Texas or near states, I’ll appreciate your input!

  16. Looking for a beverage co-packer in Arkansas

  17. Is there any co-packer located in an in bond area of Florida?

  18. Please consider adding Noel Canning and Bottling to your beverage co-packing list. They are located in Washington State and can co-pack for the West Coast and nationally as well.

  19. Does anyone know of a copacker that’s certified organic (their facility) and can make and bottle beverage items (teas, lemonades)?

  20. Hello! We are a distillery in Wisconsin with a bottling line that is cabable of handling multiple sizes and shapes of bottles for co-packing. How do we become a part of this list?

    Thank you!

  21. Hi
    We are in need of a co-packer who can provide the following services for us:

    1.) Filling our Water in 16 oz Alumni Tek Bottles (38mm ROPP closure)
    2.) Creation/Support /purchase of high quality spring water /alkaline and/or high pH Level (+8) is a must

    3.) Sleeving of aluminium Tel Bottle as you could see on the attached pictures..

    Many thanks,

    Serkan Barutcu

    Surfwater California LLC
    San Diego

    #surfwatercalifornia
    http://www.surfwater.com

  22. Does anyone know of a water beverage co-packer near Napa, California?

  23. I am looking for a company who can package private label beverage that contain peanuts

  24. Is there anyone that knows a copacker who retorts

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