Choosing a Co-Packer for Allergen Foods

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Millions of Americans have food allergies, and for those affected, the results of exposure can be life-threatening. Over the past few decades, the demand for allergen-specific foods in the U.S. and global markets has been growing.

What is a Co-Packer

What is a Co-Packer?

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Businesses always look for cost-effective yet innovative ways to grow their brand and enhance productivity. One way businesses often achieve this is through the use of a contract packager.

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Requesting a Fixed-Price Quote with COO Ed Horn

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Ed Horn, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Econo-Pak, delves into his extensive experience with Econo-Pak. He discusses the evolution of the co-packing industry, the significance of our request a quote form, and the intricate workings of Econo-Pak’s operations.

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Food Repackers: Challenges in the Industry

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Food repacking is a critical component of the food supply chain that often gets overlooked. Food repackers and contract food packaging both play an important role in ensuring the safety and quality of food products before they hit retail shelves.

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What to Look For in a Food Co-Packer

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Businesses in the food industry must be able to efficiently and consistently deliver high-quality products, which is where food co-packers can help. Food co-packers, or contract packagers, can help optimize your operations by improving efficiency, scaling production, and keeping food products consistent.

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Track Your Food: Traceability in Co-Packing

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Traceability has become a fundamental practice in the food industry. It refers to tracking any food or substance intended to be incorporated into food through all production, processing, and distribution stages.

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Production Scheduling with Plant Manager Patrick Sullivan

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In this Econo-Pak Food Packaging Podcast interview, Patrick Sullivan, our Plant Manager, details his remarkable journey within the company and the intricacies of contract food packaging production scheduling. Patrick offers a unique perspective on career growth, operational challenges, and the dynamics of the food packaging industry.

What is Co-Packing, Co-Manufacturing, and Outsourcing

What is Co-Packing, Co-Manufacturing, and Outsourcing?

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A co-packer, also known as a contract packer, is a company that packages products for other businesses. A co-manufacturer, or co-man, is a firm contracted to produce another company’s product line, often seen in the food industry. Outsourcing refers to the broader business practice of hiring external firms to perform services or create goods traditionally […]