Resources for Food Processors and Distributors

  • Associated New York State Food Processors
  • Food Processing Related Resources  from Agricultural Marketing Resource Center
  • Kitchen Gardeners -Nonprofit founded in Maine, empowering individuals, families, and communities to achieve greater levels of food self-reliance through the promotion of kitchen gardening, home-cooking, and sustainable local food systems.
  • National Center for Home Food Preservation 
  • Nelson Farms -Located in Cazenovia, NY. Provides entrepreneurial agri-business opportunities for specialty food processors, farmers, growers, and producers. Opportunities include: processing/co-packing, product development, dairy incubator, distribution, marketing and sales. 
  • Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network -NMPAN is a national network of people and organizations creating and supporting appropriate-scale meat processing infrastructure for niche meat markets. NMPAN assists processors, producers, buyers, regulators, and others involved in this growing sector by coordinating, distributing, and developing information and resources to improve access to processing infrastructure and the long-term stability of this sector.
  • NYS Small Scale Food Processors Association

Food Laws, Safety and Regulations

Food Business/Entrepreneurship

Food Science & Processing Resources at Cornell