Commercial Kitchen The primary use of a Commercial Kitchen is to prepare food in a licensed facility that will be consumed immediately, such as a restaurant kitchen or a community hall kitchen. The equipment in the commercial kitchen usually meets the needs, common to food service preparations. A food processor rents a commercial kitchen to process their product and often pays by the hour.
Commissary Kitchen The primary use of a Commissary Kitchen is to prepare food in a licensed facility for consumption later and often has equipment that assists food processors. Example: a labelling machine, a bottling machine. A food processor rents a commissary kitchen to process their product and often pays by the hour.
Co-packer & Re-packer Co-packer : A company that manufactures and packages food for another company to sell. In addition, sometimes food manufacturers provide the recipe as well as preparation and packaging and this type of activity is referred to as Private Label Re-packer : A food manufacturer that provides the service of repackaging a prepared product.A food processor contracts a food re-packing company and rates are negotiated between the re-packer and the food processor.
Processor With Extra Capacity Food Processing / Manufacturing Companies that do not currently provide co-packing services and would like to provide co-packing services and / or re-packing services and / or private label services to fill unused production capacity. Rates are negotiated between the parties.
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Commercial & Commissary Kitchen Directory
Are you looking for a commercial kitchen or commissary? Search the Directory on BC Food Connection and send them an email in order to discuss your kitchen needs.
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE - PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
The Ministry of Agriculture is responsible for the production, marketing, processing and merchandising of agricultural products and food.www2.gov.bc.ca
BC FOOD PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION
The BCFPA is dedicated to help the food industry achieve economic prosperity and sustainable safe production. The BCFPA represents micro, small, medium, and large processing companies.
SMALL SCALE FOOD CANADA
Small Scale Food Association consists of members who are local business people that support and expand local economies by hiring local, creating local jobs, and contribute to local economies and sustainability.