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From the Editor

From the Editor

2014 - Editor's Note

6/29/15The ugly hate campaign of the BDS movement has made its way to Publix in Miami. We have the Breaking News…Got a good new product? Shoppers are ready to pay a premium. Read our review from a number of retailers…What’s a new trend in kosher? Juicing says Feature Editor, Devorah Paltiel…For the second issue in a row, we focus on kosher vegan and this time it’s a Queens company producing shawarma as vegan?...Whole Foods isn’t just moving in the direction of kosher. It’s even recognizing the quality of the products manufactured by kosher companies…So want to be a better kosher supervisor or just plain more knowledgeable about kashrus. There’s no better time than summer…Our Kosher Today Webinar was a hit with more than 30 participants clicking on to Joe Plueger as he shared his experience with kosher, particularly Israeli products…We mourn the passing of the former White House chef Walter Scheib who told us he has a desire to help kosher go upscale…In My Sixth Sense, I look at all the hoopla about kosher gourmet products: too much or too little?…Eda Kram covers Snyder’s new gluten – free pretzel crisps.

Menachem Lubinsky
Editor-in-Chief

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Kosher New Products Feature

New Snyders Mini Gluten Free Pretzel Crisps

Snyder’s-Lance’s Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps has taken its gluten-free pretzel offerings to the next level with new Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Flavored Crunch Minis and Gluten Free Vanilla Yogurt Flavored Crunch Minis. Both varieties, dipped in dark chocolate flavor or vanilla yogurt flavor, offer 130 calories per 1-oz serving. Each bag contains 5.5 oz.  The Read More > $gt;

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Sixth Sense

Gourmet Kosher: Too Much or Too Little

I recently met a young French Jewish transplant to New York who seemed to have a passion for upscale kosher foods. He was extremely critical of what he said is passed off as gourmet kosher food in this country, certainly when compared with what he is used to from his home country. “I wouldn’t say 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 10-11, 2015
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