• Nourishment

    Developing healthy companies developing healthy products for healthy humans.

  • Investment

    All great achievements require the diligent application of many different resources and the time for inputs to align.

  • Community

    Supporting entrepreneurship by cultivating compassion, collaboration and comedy.

  • Excellence

    Doing good by doing well. Learning from mistakes. Putting purpose & process behind profits.

The premier cooperative manufacturing facility & business incubator for the natural foods industry

What We Do

The Kitchen Coop® provides ideal food manufacturing space, culinary equipment, industry professionals, and supplemental shared services to help small food companies become profitable, effective organizations. Learn more.

  • Facilities

    Industrial scale, flexible space to accommodate growing companies

  • Services

    Taking care of the details so entrepreneurs can focus on developing the big picture

  • Collaborative Manufacturing™

    A safer, more economical path from self- to co-manufacturing

    Collaborative Manufacturing™

Local Food Blog

Choosing The Right Social Media Sites For Your Food Business

Posted by: Sara Lancaster  |  
Posted on: October 8, 2014  |  

Your business is food, which might be why you cringe at the term “social media.” For good reason too. Social media marketing can be time consuming, and, if it’s not done right, it can be a waste of time. But when it is done right social media marketing can be very powerful for a food […]

Your Brand… is it what you think it is?

Posted by: Mallory Kates  |  
Posted on: October 6, 2014  |  

Here’s a familiar formula: You got tired of working for others and someone suggested you turn your breakfast treat into a business. Or maybe you had a brilliant new product idea. Either way, you’ve now started a food or beverage business. You’re proud of your brand and excited to be the boss. Finally, you’re where […]

Is Recycling Getting Easier? Eco Packaging & Your Food Business

Posted by: Alan Teague  |  
Posted on: September 23, 2014  |  

Recently, I attended a lovely event at the Chautauqua Event Space in Boulder, Colorado. The venue provided separate bins for recycling, composting, and trash. I have been seeing this sorting program across The Front Range of Colorado, from a coffee shop in Lafayette to the Friday Night street fairs in Louisville. In each case, it […]