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

Ohio Shared-Use & Commercial Kitchens and Small Co-packers


94 Columbus Rd.
Athens, OH 45701
Contact: Larry Fisher, Director, Food Ventures Center
Phone: 740-592-3854

Shared use kitchen, co-packing

Agricultural Incubator Foundation

13737 Middleton Pike
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Contact: Jenni Hirzel
Phone: (419) 823-3099 or (419) 897-7858
Fax: (419) 823-1517

Types of products that can be made in facility:
High acid canned products (tomato based sauces, salsa, BBQ sauce, etc.) cold filled products: salad dressings and condiments, acidified foods, baked goods, and we also rent the kitchen to caterers.

Equipment available:
Business Planning software, 30 Gallon kettle, 60 Gallon kettle, Piston filler, Hobart mixer, Dishwasher, Food Chopper, Refrigerators, Freezers, Six burner stove, Tilting brazier, Convention oven, and labeler. Storage is also available.

JES Foods

1800 Industrial Dr.
Celina, OH 45822
Phone: 419-586-7446
Contact: Mike Hays
USDA & FDA products

Middle Eastern Delites Copackers

1220 Belmont Avenue
Toledo, OH 43607
Contact: Pete Smith
Phone: 419-215-8163

Products: All drink mixes, salsa, ketchup, mustards, salad dressing, consulting, product placement, marketing support, financing

Mikesell's Snack Food Company

333 Leo Street
Dayton, OH 45404
Contact: Jeff Stevenson
Phone: 937-228-9400 ext 210

Mikesell’s Snack Food Company is a 110 year old snack food manufacturer in Dayton, OH. Is a Level 2 SQF certified facility. Continuous fryer and small batch kettle fryer. Smaller minimum order quantities. Large production capabilities. In-house product development, food safety and quality assurance laboratories. Regional warehousing and distribution availabilities. Potato chip, kettle chip, extruded snacks, pretzels, pork rinds, dips. Local, regional, national and international customer base.

Uncle Jester's Fine Foods, LLC

P.O. Box 751953
Dayton, OH 45475-1953
Phone: 937-550-1025 or 888-212-1519
Fax: 937-550-1028

Uncle Jester's Fine Foods is licensed as an Ohio Commercial Cannery and an FDA LACF.  We are ODA and FDA inspected.
Types of products that can be made in facility: high acid canned products (tomato based sauces, salsa, BBQ sauce, etc.); cold filled products; salad dressings; condiments; acidified foods.  We fill glass, plastic, and barrier pouches.
Equipment available: business planning software; 20 gallon kettle; 60 gallon kettle; piston filler; Hobart mixer; dishwasher; food chopper; refrigerators; freezers; and labeler.  Storage is also available.