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You've come to the right place if you're looking for a reliable partner to manufacture and/or bottle your sauce.

Brooks' is a third-generation family-owned business with over 300 bottling clients who enjoy our modern facility and personal approach. With 60+ years in the barbecue business, we're easy to work with -- because we know our sauces.

1. INTRODUCTION

  • Learn about Brooks’ Bottling Company and how we can help you
  • Tell us about yourself, your company, and your product(s)
  • Discuss the steps for bottled product
  • Discuss financial responsibilities
  • Review and sign the confidentiality agreement
  • Sign an approved credit application
  • Review and sign the copacking agreement

2. PRODUCT R&D

  • At your comfort level, introduce the recipe
  • Discuss how it is prepared and processed in detail
  • Discuss the final product in detail from flavor profiles to consistencies of the product
  • If you already have a scheduled process form, we can prepare a sample from that
  • If you do not have a scheduled process form, we can convert your recipe to weight measurements, run a test and then submit to the processing authority for an approved scheduled process form
  • Select your packaging
  • Explore our Product Development & Testing process in more detail

3. PRODUCT APPROVAL

  • Samples made and sent out to you
  • Signed approval of product

4. PRICING AND PACKAGING

  • Final packaging selection - Packaging Specifications
  • Labeling -- review our process
  • Creation of a preliminary unit price once the sample is approved and packaging has been finalized
  • Note that our prices do not include the label or freight
  • If you need assistance with your label design, please let us know and we can provide a contact.

5. FINAL PRODUCTION!

  • First production run with client present (mandatory)
  • Time to sell!
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Let’s Get Started!

Brooks Bottling Co. has minimum order quantities. If you are looking for at least 450 gallon batches and ordering 300 cases of 16 ounce (packed 12) or 400 cases of 12 ounce (packed 12) we can help. Give us a call at: (607) 441-3880 or fill out this form and someone will be in contact shortly!