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This is a partial list of Shared-use & Commercial Kitchens and Small Co-packers for New Jersey. The list will be periodically updated. Suggestions for inclusion are welcomed.

New Jersey Shared-Use & Commercial Kitchens and Small Co-packers

BAO Food and Drink Organic Food Incubator, New Jersey

USDA certified organic, vegan, kosher, gluten-free commercial kitchen rental space available.
12,500 square foot facility; small and medium batch organic and non-organic food; 60 gallon steam kettle jacket; 4 burner electric stove top; 2'x4' rolling tables; 3 liquid bottle fillers, pots, mixers, bowls, strainers, trays, immersion blender, cooked vegetable grinder and more; equipment for packaging and labeling small batch products runs; access to our loading dock; additional dry and refrigerated storage space is available to rent

Further services can provide:
small batch co-packing; creation of General Manufacturing Procedures; Food Safety Counseling; USDA Organic Compliance Counseling; Distributor Support; Packing Design (Organic and Non-organic); Recipe Development and Cost Consulting; Kosher Compliance Counseling; Co-op ingredient and packaged goods purchasing opportunities

Black River Spice & Tea, LLC

dba: Black River Spice & Tea Co.
Phone: (908) 236-6700
Contact: Peter Nirchio

Physical Address: 
65 Welsh Road
Lebanon, NJ 08833

Mailing Address:
PO Box 365
Oldwick, NJ 08858

Black River Spice & Tea is a fully licensed manufacturer and co-manufacturer of dried foodstuffs including spices, herbs, seasonings, barbecue rubs, custom seasoning blends and loose tea blends.  Our company can co-package dried foodstuffs into glass and plastic jars, paragon and oblong bottles, oblong jugs, foil bags & pouches and in metal tins of various shapes and sizes.  

Cherry Street Kitchen

1040 Pennsylvania Ave
Trenton, NJ 08638
Phone: 609-695-5800
Licensed commercial kitchen for rent divided into 4 separate work areas (2 full kitchens, prep kitchen, and baking area) with air conditioning and LED lighting.  Open 24/7. Dry and refrigerated storage available as well as office space for expanding food business.

Garden State Kitchen

406 Tompkins Street
Orange, NJ 07050
Phone: 201-850-3690

Garden State Kitchen is a fully licensed commercial kitchen space that provides an ecosystem of support services for culinary entrepreneurs. At Garden State Kitchen you can rent kitchen space by the hour, store dry/cold/frozen goods, host an event or cooking class, and so much more. Use us as a home base for your food-based business.

Equipment capabilities and space

  • 2 Catering Kitchens
    • Each include: 6 burner stone, convection oven, conventional gas oven, griddle, char broiler, fryer, refrigerator, prep tables, sink
    • $30/hr (membership packages with lower hourly rates available)
  • 1 Baking Kitchen
    • Includes: Convection oven, 30 quart mixer, refrigerator, prep table, sink
    • $25/hour (membership packages with lower hourly rates available)
  • Prep Space
    • Includes: Prep table, sink, microwave, refrigeration
    • $15/hour (membership packages with lower hourly rates available
  • Walk-In Refrigerator/Freezer for cold and frozen storage. 
  • Shelving for dry storage

Hudson Kitchen

9 Basin Drive, Suite 150
Kearny, NJ 07032
Phone: 862-231-6484

Hudson Kitchen is a 24/7 food incubator that builds community and fosters growth for budding and established entrepreneurs because we know food means business and business drives transformation. 

Our 8,000 square foot, fully-equipped,  licensed facility boasts a shared kitchen, tons of storage space including a 900 square foot walk-in, as well as coworking and event spaces, multi-bay loading dock, and dedicated food truck parking.  We also provide our community with mentorship, networking events, workshops, and training through our Food Business Bootcamp. 

Easily accessible from anywhere within the New York metropolitan area, Hudson Kitchen is less than 5 miles to Jersey City, Newark, Hoboken, and the New Jersey Turnpike, and Lincoln/Holland Tunnels.

IAM International, Inc.

4 Saddle Ridge Dr
Lebanon, NJ 08833
Phone: 908-713-9651
Fax: 908-713-9751
Contact: Neera Tulshian
Sauces, condiments, bakery

International Spice

310 Ward Ave., Suite 8
Bordentown, NJ 08505
Phone: 609-298-1199
packaging and private labeling of custom dry spice blends

JGS Beverage Group, Inc. & Tarantino Food Group

246 N. Willow St
Trenton, NJ 08618
Phone: 347-408-4446

JGS Beverage Group, Inc. and Chef Rick of "Tarantino Food Group" work in conjunction to provide clients (big brands and start-ups) with the tools necessary to take their project from concept to reality. TFG owns and operates a fully equipped and licensed USDA kitchen in Trenton, NJ capable of small runs, including meat and dairy products. In addition, we can provide ongoing manufacturing and consultation help, dependent upon the scope of the project. Together with JGS Bev, our facility works to help guide you through the process of formulation, stabilization and production.

Le Gourmet Factory

176 South Van Brunt Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
Contact: Nicholas Prastos
Telephone: 201-503-4006

Entrepreneurs, Caterers, Bakers, Food Trucks, Packaged Foods, Online Business, Food Consulting

Le Gourmet Factory is a fully equipped, licensed commercial kitchen for hourly or daily rent - 24/7. Whether you're starting a food business or restaurant, LGF can help in launching and growing your business, nutrition facts, menu creation, concept building and testing, marketing, website creation and more!

MetaBrand LLC

25 Progress St
Edison, NJ 08820
Phone: (732) 983-5915

Hot Fill (batch pasteurization) & Cold fill PET & Glass (CT caps) capabilities.  Shrink & Pressure sensitive label application.  12-pack tray with shrink wrap / carton pack out.

12oz Sleek Can, 12oz Standard Can, 10.5oz Can 4-head carbonated line with 20bbl capacity.

TTB / DSP approval for manufacturing Spirits, Wine, Malt based beverages

Full formulation services and production management available. FDA, QAI Organic (pending), Kosher facility.

Rutgers Food Innovation Center

450 East Broad Street (Also known as Route 49)
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: (856) 459-1900
Product design, development, analysis, commercialization, manufacture
Retail and food service

Snow's/Bumble Bee Foods, LLC

994 Ocean Drive
Cape May, NJ 08204
Contact: Jim Hoover
Phone: 609-884-0440 ext. 2408

Products: Shelf-stable cans and bottles in a variety of container sizes.  High speed retort, labeling, packaging.  SQF III, USDA, FDA certification.  See brochure at above website.