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From the Editor

From the Editor

2014 - Editor's Note

3/20/17Our Pre-Passover coverage continues with a listing of some of the new wines that will be available for the holidays. Eda Kram, our New Product Showcase Editor has her annual review…We also focus on Israeli wines, including a crusader’s efforts to have Israeli wines served at Jewish functions…We also look at older Israeli wines that only get better and should be on the Seder table…Florida still emerged as a major destination for Passover despite the Zika scare and slower than usual bookings…In an exclusive story, we look at how a new discounter may effect Passover sales…In My Sixth Sense, I look at the fascinating “Passover Drill” in kosher destination and independent stores…We also cover some other news such as giant Sodexco beefing up their on-campus kosher programs and reverberations continue in Detroit two years after Kroger’s acquired Hiller’s.

In Breaking News, a luxury Passover program at the Hilton La Jolla in San Diego was cancelled by the Prime Experience. Read our exclusive coverage.

Menachem Lubinsky
Editor-in-Chief

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Kosher New Products Feature

Products for Kids Lead Pack of Nearly 300 New Items for Passover 2017

New York – An estimated 300 new items will be on grocery shelves this Passover but one category that stands out is kids products, the annual survey by Kosher Today shows. Kosher manufacturers and distributors place a great deal of emphasis on launching new products for a holiday that is believed to be 35% – Read More > $gt;

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Sixth Sense

The Passover Drill

It was Purim but the Passover atmosphere was clearly in the air in many of the stores I visited. Some had makeshift storage trailers, others kept Passover products in the cabs of trucks, and yet others even had refrigerated trailers in their parking lots. That is for stores who did not have enough storage space 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 15-16, 2016
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