Pack a product, impact a life

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CREDMADE is a contract packaging business that provides flexible, custom solutions to the food industry. We offer great quality, state of the art equipment, and a first-class SQF facility ---- all with a social mission at our core.

Our Mission

1. Create a national model for equitable economic development by:

  • Providing the most thoughtful and innovative culture for an untapped talent pool to thrive
  • Changing perceptions on what makes great, high performing companies

2. Compete in the food and beverage industry at the highest level by:

  • Always providing valuable and tailored services at the highest quality and competitive prices
  • Advancing the local economy by building the food talent pipeline

Learn more about how we support our parent company, Chicago CRED in its mission to reduce gun violence in Chicago

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Our Services

Automated Packaging

  • High speed/high volume packaging
  • Semi-automated, low-medium volume for short runs
  • Pillow pouches and Stand-up pouches

Manual packing and kitting

  • Customized product assembly
  • Floor and counter display kits
  • Club Packs

Fulfillment Services

  • eCommerce pick, pack and ship
  • Climate controlled storage

Climate-controlled Warehouse / Our Facility

  • 30,000 square feet
  • SQF and USDA Organic certified
  • Centralized location in the heart of Chicago
  • Convenient and easy highway access

Please contact us for more information or a rapid quote:


Call: 773-886-4013

The Credmade Difference

CREDMADE, a public benefit corporation, is a subsidiary of nonprofit Chicago CRED that aims for a transformative reduction in gun violence.

CREDMADE supports Chicago CRED's mission by employing Chicagoans who are at the highest risk of violence, offering not just a job, but pathways to a career.

In collaboration with Chicago CRED, we provide wrap-around support that includes coaching, counseling, and workforce development, in a trauma-informed manufacturing environment.

Put your brand values into action

A contract with CREDMADE can help your company do well by doing good. You truly are helping transform Chicago.

Because we track the career trajectory of every CREDMADE employee, we can also help you meet diversity goals and uphold the highest aspirations of your brand.

Our holistic approach helps team members overcome hurdles and achieve their goals. We can track each life impacted by the business we do with you, and can share this data if it is the kind of local impact you'd like to measure.

Workforce partnerships

CREDMADE answers the need for skilled talent in Chicago's flourishing food industry. Our flexible model allows you to contract a dedicated team within our facility--or fufill your staffing needs by hiring CREDMADE-certified professionals once they've completed their apprenticeship with us

We train:

  • Production line operation and supervision
  • Machine operation
  • Forklift operation
  • Warehouse management, shipping, and receiving
  • Food quality and safety
  • Sales and customer service

A Chicago Cred Company

Chicago CRED, our parent company is a 501c3 decicated to achieving a transformative reduction in gun violence. CRED belives that gun violence is not a crime problem but an economic problem. By providing much-needed care and support to high-risk individuals, CRED creates pathways from the street economy to the legal economy.

Chicago CRED was founded in 2016 by Arne Duncan, former U.S. Secretary of Education, and Laurene Powell, the founder and president of Emerson Collective.