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From the Editor

From the Editor

2014 - Editor's Note

5/11/15Last issue’s story on the opening of several new large kosher supermarkets evoked a great deal of response, but also some concern from industry officials. Read the story…So is milk really milk? Kashrus officials want the government to be clear about what is considered milk. Read the exclusive story…Kosher foodservice continues to grow, thanks in part to a new kosher dining trend…Read our exclusive story…Looking for some new and trendy kosher foods? Come to Crown Heights, writes Devorah Paltiel…Sushi is no longer a new kosher food, writes Raquel Mlabassati…Poland moves forward on kosher after ban on kosher slaughter…Our lead story last issue on Lakewood was inadvertently omitted from the e-mail version and is reprinted here…In My Sixth Sense, I reach out for help in designating the next hit in kosher…Eda Kram in her New Product Showcase covers new healthy snacking options.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Shavuos holiday (May 24-25), the next issue of Kosher Today will be published on Monday June 1st.

Menachem Lubinsky

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Kosher New Products Feature

Garden Lites Launches New Kid-Friendly Snacking Options

Jamaica, NY – Garden Lites Muffins launched new kid-friendly snacking options with the help of two popular Nickelodeon characters: Garden Lites Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Power Muffins and Garden Lites Sponge Bob Square Pants Chocolate Krabby Square Muffins. These new products allow parents to leverage their child’s adoration of Nickelodeon characters while reinforcing healthier eating habits.  These Read More > $gt;


Sixth Sense

The Next Great Hit in Kosher

“So, what do you think the next big hit in kosher food will be?” This was a question I was asked in a recent interview. Lest I be accused of “insider trading,” I avoided answering the question directly. But truth be told that I am not even sure what the “last” big hit in kosher Read More > $gt;



Kosherfest – The world’s largest kosher trade show

Learn more about attending and exhibiting at Kosherfest, the world’s largest kosher industry trade show.

kfestweb100px November 10-11, 2015
Meadowlands Exposition Center
Secaucus, NJ USA

“Kosherfest continues to be an outstanding venue to help us offer a strong Kosher program to our customers throughout the country. We are able to gauge current trends, find a plethora of new and innovative items and continue to build our relationships with both new and existing Kosher vendors. No doubt, a show not to be missed for anyone looking to grow their Kosher business.”

Yakov M. Yarmove
Ethnic Marketing and Specialty Foods