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Other Services & Supplies

When starting a food business you need to know where to find services and supplies to get your product(s) to market. We have compiled a list of sources by category for a variety of services and supplies you may need for your business:

Please note: We do not endorse any company or product, nor do we provide marketing for companies. These names are provided for informational purposes only. If you provide one of the supplies/services listed and want to have your company added to our list, please contact us at foodbusiness@ncsu.edu.

Visit N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Marketing for detailed business info including copackers and shared-use kitchens.


NC DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CONTACTS

Food Program
4000 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh NC 27607-6465, (919) 733-7366
Starting a Food Business.

Division of Marketing

2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, (919) 707-3117
Marketing – Agribusiness Development

COMMERCIAL KITCHENS

North Carolina Commercial Kitchens
NC Commercial Kitchens List (excel file)

Piedmont Food Processing Center

500 Valley Forge Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278, (919) 241-4212
Piedmont Food Processing Center

CONTAINERS

Belmark
600 Heritage Road, P.O. Box 5310, De Pere, WI 54115, (843) 655-0815
Belmark
Custom Printed Packaging: Roll stock, finished pouches, shrink film, folding cartons, no minimums.

Burch Bottle & Packaging, Inc.

430 Hudson River Road, Waterford, NY 12188, (800) 903-2830
Burch Bottle & Packaging

Closure and Container Manufacturers Association

14070 Proton Road Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75244, (972) 233-9107 x203
Closure and Container Manufacturers Association

Container & Packaging Supply

1345 East State Street, Eagle, ID 83616, (800) 473-4144
Container & Packaging Supply

Freund Container & Supply, Division of Berlin Packaging

4200 Commerce Court Suite 206, Lisle, IL 60532, (800) 363-9822
Berlin Packaging

Glass Packaging Institute

4250 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22203, (703) 684-6359
Glass Packaging Institute
Trade association representing the North American glass container industry.

Inmark, Inc.

8301 Triad Drive, Greensboro, NC 27409, (800) 646-6275
Inmark, Inc.

Jarrett Industries

11511 Cronridge Drive, Owings Mills, MD 21117, (410) 581-0303
Jarrett Industries

O.Berk Company

3 Milltown Court, Union, NJ 07083, (800) 631.7392
O.Berk Company and Bottlestore.com

Pipeline Packaging

(877) 242-1880
Pipeline Packaging

Qorpak Lab Glassware and Supplies

1195 Washington Pike, Bridgeville, PA 15017, (800) 922-7558
Qorpak Lab Glassware and Supplies

Richards Packaging

4721 Burbank Road, Memphis TN 38118, (901) 360-1121
Richards Packaging

SKS Bottle and Packaging, Inc.

2600 7th Avenue, Building 60 West, Watervilet, NY 12189, (518) 880-6980
SKS Bottle and Packaging, Inc.

Sunburst Bottle, LLC

4500 Beloit Drive, Sacramento, CA 95838, (916) 929-4500
Sunburst Bottle, LLC

Supply One

729 Palmer Road, Rockwell, NC 28138, (704) 279-5650
Supply One

TricorBraun

1327-A Wood Branch Drive, Charlotte, NC 28273, (704) 697-6700
TricorBraun

COPACKERS

Specialty Food Co-Packers Directory

NC Food Hubs, Commercial Community Kitchens & Co-Packers

NC Food Hubs, Commercial Community Kitchens & Co-Packers (2017 version)

Blue Ridge Food Ventures

1461 Sand Hill Road, Candler, NC 28715, (828) 348-0130
Blue Ridge Food Ventures

Bobbees Bottling, Inc

42 Golden Leaf Drive, Louisburg, NC 27587, (919) 496-4286
Bobbees Bottling, Inc

Carolina CoPacking LLC

860 Commerce Drive, Henderson, NC 27537, (252) 433-0130
Carolina CoPacking LLC

Creative Foods, Inc.

5912 Campbell Street, Hanahan, SC 29406, (843) 747-5102
Creative Foods, Inc.

D’Vine Foods

1585 Hwy 701 South, Elizabethtown, NC 28337, (910) 862-2576
D’Vine Foods

Endorphin Farms

3255 Parker Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084, (904) 824-2006
Endorphin Farms

Golding Farms

6061 Gun Club Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27103, (336) 766-6161
Golding Farms

Patter Fam Sauces

8019 Hayport Road, Wheelersburg, OH 45694, (740) 352-2008
Patter Fam Sauces

Virginia Food Works Co-packing and Commercial Kitchen Services

7916 Abilene Road, Farmville, VA, 23901, (434) 960-8958
Virginia Food Works

ENTREPRENEURIAL INFORMATION

Annuity.org
1 S. Orange Avenue, Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32801, (877) 891-1315
Annuity.org

EQUIPMENT – NEW AND USED

A & I Equipment Company, Inc.
PO Box 190, Dundas, MN 55019, (507) 664-9666
A & I Equipment Company, Inc.

Alard Equipment Corporation

6483 Lake Avenue, P.O. Box 57 Williamson, NY 14589, (315) 589-4511
Alard Equipment Corporation

Bid on Equipment

2854 Corporate Parkway Algonquin, IL 60102, (847) 854-8577
Bid on Equipment

Central Carolina Scale, Inc.

5393 Farrell Road, Sanford NC 27330, (919) 776-7737
Central Carolina Scale, Inc.
Scales, weighing equipment, and load cells; repairs and calibration service.

Central States Industrial Equipment & Supply

2700 N Partnership Blvd, Springfield, MO 65803, (417) 831-1411
Central States Industrial Equipment & Supply

Equipment Exchange

Contact: Bob Breakstone at bob@eeclink.com
10042 Keystone Drive, Lake City, PA 16423, (814) 774-0888
Equipment Exchange

Genemco, Inc.

3385 S. San Gabriel Street, Hearne, TX 77859, (979) 268-7447
Genemco, Inc.
Used food processing equipment and used refrigeration equipment.

High Performance Packaging

426 Scotland Road, Unit A, Lakemoor, IL 60051, (815) 322-2164
High Performance Packaging
Used VFFS and HFFS packaging equipment technical services firm.

Horizon Sytems, Inc.

1101 Horizon Drive, PO Box 4290, Lawrence, Kansas 66046, (785) 842-1299
Horizon Sytems, Inc.
Blowers, airlocks, valves and gates, filters and cyclones, storage and flow aids, vacuum sequencing, extruder lift systems, ConTran, bag and bulk bag handling.

Kitmondo Used Food & Beverage Equipment

225 Cedar Hill Street, Suite 200, Marlborough, MA, 01752, (508) 644-8489
Kitmondo Used Food & Beverage Equipment
Marketplace for buyers and sellers of used business and industrial equipment.

Micropyretics Heaters International

750 Redna Terrace, Cincinnati, OH 45215, (513) 772-0404
Micropyretics Heaters International
Manufacturer of steam generators, furnaces/ovens, and specialized heating tools.

New York Microscope

100 Lauman Lane, Suite A, Hicksville, NY 11801, (877) 877-7274
New York Microscope
Microscope sales and service.

Recycler’s Exchange

Recycler’s Exchange

Toledo Carolina

PO Box 12366, Florence SC 29504-2366, (800) 649-7503
Toledo Carolina
Provider of weighing equipment and systems.

Used Food Processing Equipment

800-595-0997
Used Food Processing Equipment
Buys and sells quality used food processing equipment including homogenizers, evaporators, heat exchangers, refrigeration equipment, stainless steel tanks, and more.

INGREDIENTS AND SUPPLIES FOR FOOD INDUSTRY

Food Ingredients Online
Food Ingredients Online

MG Newell Company

301 Citation Ct., Greensboro, NC, (800)334-0231
MG Newell Company

ThomasNet

5 Penn Plaza, New York , NY , 10001, (212) 629-2100
ThomasNet

INSURANCE


Food Liability Insurance Program

Food Liability Insurance Program

Heil & Kay Insurance Agency Inc

Heil & Kay Insurance Agency Inc

Liberty Mutual

Liberty Mutual

Travelers

Travelers

LABELS AND DESIGN

Action Packaging Systems
818 Herman Court, High Point, NC 27263-2166, (336) 431-4700
Fortis Solutions Group

American Label Technologies, Inc.

343 Technology Drive, Unit 2106, Garner, NC 27529, (984) 269-5078
American Label Technologies, Inc/

Belmark

600 Heritage Road, P.O. Box 5310, De Pere, WI 54115, (843) 655-0815
Belmark
No minimums and 48-hour turnaround.

Dynamic Systems, Inc.

15331 NE 90th Street, Redmond, WA 98052, (425) 216-1204, (800) 342-3999
Dynamic Systems, Inc.
Food traceability barcode software and equipment.

Idea Box Design Studio

Chapel Hill, NC, (614) 204-7156
Idea Box Design Studio

Logo Label Printing Co.

4416 Bennett Memorial Road, Suite 101, Durham, NC 27705, (919) 619-1990
Logo Label Printing Co.

Primera Technology Inc.

Two Carlson Parkway North, Plymouth, MN 55447, (763) 475-6676
Primera Technology Inc.

Resource Label Group

147 Seaboard Lane, Franklin, TN 37067, (615) 661-5900
Resource Label Group

World Label

104 South Division Street, Suite 4A, Peekskill, NY 10566 USA, (877) 955-2235
World Label

Wright Labels

1100 Unity Street, Thomasville, NC 27360, (800) 678-9019
Wright Labels

LABORATORY & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Avazyme, Inc.
2202 Ellis Road, Durham, NC 27703, (508) 317 2287
Avazyme, Inc.

Chestnut Labs

2835 N. Oak Grove, Springfield, MO 65803
(417) 829-3788 springfieldinformation@chestnutlabs.com (Springfield, MO)
720 Warren Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 241-4100 Ithacainformation@chestnutlabs.com (Ithaca, NY)
Chestnut Labs

Dairy Connection, Inc.

501 Tasman Street Suite B, Madison, WI 53714
608-242-9030
info@dairyconnection.com
Dairy Connection, Inc.

EMSL Analytical, Inc.

2500 Gateway Centre Blvd., Suite 600, Morrisville, NC 27560, (919) 465-3900
EMSL Analytical, Inc.

Eurofins Food Lab

8909 Atkins Road, Mebane, North Carolina 27302
(717) 449-6623 & (502) 302-6370
expressmicro@eurofinsus.com
Eurofins Food Lab

Microbac

3809 Airport Drive, Wilson, NC 27896, (252) 237-4175
2592 Hope Mills Road, Fayetteville, NC 28306, (910) 864-1920
Microbac

Townley Associates

3409 Merrifield Road, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804, (252) 904 6057
roger.townley@gmail.com
Townley Associates
Food product development and technical services.

Winston Scientific Consultants

2695 County Rd 516, Old Bridge, NJ 08857, (732) 266 4768
Food process validations.

MARKETING AND ADVERTISING

THAT Agency
561-832-6262
thatagency.com

WRAL Digital Solutions

David Harrison
dharrison@wral.com
(O) 919-744-3148, (C) 919-995-5166
wraldigitalsolutions.com

pH METERS AND pH MONITORING EQUIPMENT

Cole-Parmer
625 East Bunker Court, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, (800) 323-4340
www.coleparmer.com
pH meters and refractometers

Fisher Scientific

(800) 766-7000
www.fishersci.com

The Lab Depot

PO Box 1300, Dawsonville, GA 30534, (800) 733-2522
www.labdepotinc.com

PCE Instruments UK Ltd.

Phone: +44 (0)2380 98703 0
www.pce-instruments.com/english/
Global supplier of precision measuring instruments for HACCP and food safety testing.

Pulse Instruments

(800) 462-1926
www.pulseinstruments.net

REFRIGERATION

BMIL Technologies, LLC
Refrigeration and Freezer Design and Installation
4915 Arendell Street #313 Morehead City, NC 28557, (252) 727- 0994
www.bmil.com/frioverde