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From the Editor

From the Editor

2014 - Editor's Note

1/25/16What really makes a kosher independent or kosher destination store successful? Could it be the prepared food section? Read our lead story…The predictions for Passover 2016 are in and so far by all accounts there is plenty of optimism to go around…More and more people go away for Passover. See also My Sixth Sense about my own decision…Rachel Mlabassati discovers a new app that can help you find kosher products worldwide…2015 was a good year for kosher around the world despite many obstacles…So does Tequila require kosher certification? Read how rabbis are reevaluating the standards for spirits…Gourmet Glatt, the first of three new large kosher independent supermarkets slated for Lakewood NJ has opened…It just won’t be the same without Garden Fresh Market in Chicago for kosher consumers…Eda Kram in her New Product Showcase covers new Hallah Egg Bread Mixes.

NEW KOSHER FOR PASSOVER FOOD AND WINE PRODUCT ALERT: Kosher Today is planning its annual review of new Kosher for Passover (2016) products on February 22nd and wines on March 8th. The deadline for submission for both food and wines is February 12th. All entries must be introduced for Passover 2016 for the first time. Please send a brief description and photo to by February 12th.

Menachem Lubinsky

Read this week's Kosher Today news stories

Kosher New Products Feature

Tribes-A-Dozen New Hallah Egg Bread Mixes

Washington, D.C – Tribes-A-Dozen recently expanded distribution of its all-natural, kosher, under the Orthodox Union (OU) line of Voilà! Hallah Egg Bread Mixes to the kosher shelf of conventional and specialty markets in the Midwest – Meijer; South – Publix; and the Chicago area and Madison, WI — Roundy’s Mariano’s and Copps, respectively. This is Read More > $gt;


Sixth Sense

So Where Will You be This Passover?

The snowflakes were falling fast and furious but every newspaper and magazine I read was already advertising Passover programs and more. It was also the topic of conversation amongst many of my friends. Honestly, people are already planning where they will be this Passover. If they choose to stay home, they could possibly enjoy some 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 15-16, 2016
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