February 16, 2022

From the Editor

Our lead story is that a weakened shekel and stronger dollar will not have much of an effect on kosher food for Passover imported from Israel…Consumers are, however, worried about the effects of inflation on kosher food prices and also about ongoing supply chain issues…The City of New York and an e-commerce grocery delivery company are targeting the kosher retail market…Is there a new Jewish holiday? Super Bowl Sunday?...Chabad Beijing wins the gold medal for kosher food at the Olympics. Read our story…Kosher independent supermarkets are looking to brand themselves as the number of independents continues to grow…In My Sixth Sense, I look at how retail is apologizing for the higher prices…Eda Kram in her New Product Showcase covers new Toasted Corn Snacks.

Menachem Lubinsky

Kosher Today will publish its annual Passover New Products issue on March 1st. The wine issue will be published on March 15th. The deadline for submission of both food and wine will be February 21st