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From the Editor

2014 - Editor's Note

7/11/16We’ve got lots of important news this week, beginning with the news that on-line sales of kosher food is finally taking off. Read the exclusive details…Amazing that nearly half of the booths at the recently concluded Fancy Food Show have kosher certification. Who said they went hungry at the show? The new challenge for the kosher community is to find slaughterhouses that will allow the kosher slaughter. Read our Breaking News about the closure of two more plants and the scramble for new sources…Kosher hot dog sales, say retailers, are at record numbers but only one manufacturer ever won any recognition for being a quality dog…So what were the hottest new kosher items at the recent Fancy Food Show? Read our review…Lawrence community deals with rumors about future of a former Brach’s site…So what were all those kosher food executives doing at the Fancy Food Show. Read My Sixth Sense for the answer…Eda Kram in her New Product Showcase introduces a new line of organic crackers.

Menachem Lubinsky
Editor-in-Chief

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Kosher New Products Feature

New Crackers from Bitsy’s Brainfood

New York – Bitsy’s Brainfood launched a new line of organic crackers available exclusively at Target as part of the retailer’s Made to Matter collection of better-for-you food and beverage products. Featuring half a serving of organic vegetables per serving, Smart Crackers varieties include Organic Cheddar Chia Veggie, Organic Sweet Potato Cinna-Graham and Organic Maple Read More > $gt;

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Sixth Sense

Sightings at the Fancy Food Show

Walking the aisles of the Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center at the end of June was far different than walking the show at Kosherfest. The latter is like a homecoming for me while Fancy Food is like arriving in a warm friendly country. Of the estimated 7,000 trade people who visit Kosherfest, I 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