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From the Editor

From the Editor

2014 - Editor's Note

4/14/15From everything we have been hearing, it was quite a Passover for all concerned. Here is a brief review: After so-so years in the early 2010’s, sales rebounded strongly, averaging 12%-15% over last year….There were a couple of stories worthy of note that we packaged under our round-up, a recall, a mislabel and a false start. Read the details…Just before Passover, Manischewitz ushered in a new era with a new CEO, a seasoned food executive…There was fierce competition amongst Passover hotel programs and restaurants and the medium, social media. Read our fascinating story…So did you know that we are in the midst of “restocking holiday?”…One category that really took off this Passover as it has in recent holidays is snack foods. Read just how well snacks did…In My Sixth Sense, I share my experience of spending Passover in Phoenix…Eda Kram in her New Product Showcase covers new quality olive oil from Israel.

Menachem Lubinsky
Editor-in-Chief

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Kosher New Products Feature

New Olive Oil from Israel

The Olive Tree USA, introduces Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Israel.  Ezuz premier organic extra virgin olive oil has a delicate, well balanced flavor. This versatile olive oil is wonderful for dipping, sautéing, salads, as well as any favorite recipe.  Ezuz olive oil is harvested in late October through early November and is produced in small quantities each year. Read More > $gt;

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Sixth Sense

My Passover in Phoenix

Like an estimated 60,000 other American Jews, I and members of my family spent the just concluded Passover at a luxury hotel in Phoenix with nine days of perfect weather, round-the-clock gourmet food, inspiring lectures, top-rate entertainment, all in the company of 950 other guests from all over the US and Canada, largely an under Read More > $gt;

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Kosherfest

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 11-12, 2014
Meadowlands Exposition Center
Secaucus, NJ USA
www.kosherfest.com

“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
JEWEL-OSCO