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November 30, 2022

Secaucus NJ…Restrictions on travel, dining, and lodging severely impacted trade shows from March of 2020 through the rest of the year, with a slow recovery occurring through 2021. Some shows rescheduled (NAB, InfoComm, IBC) while others had to go virtual. Eventually, some of the rescheduled shows also had to go

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November 30, 2022

Secaucus NJ…by Rifky Grossman…Although Kosherfest was in its 33rd year, the 2022 edition (November 8-9 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center) had a special flair for innovation. The products ranged from tasty lactation cookies and buffalo flavor pistachios to rich creamed lavender honey. Even the new beverages

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November 30, 2022

New York…Two giant supermarket chains known for their special focus on kosher announced a possible merger but there is concern what the repercussions might be for kosher consumers. Many kosher communities rely on these stores for their kosher food. Communities like Savannah, Cincinnati, Houston and Memphis rely on

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November 30, 2022

New York…by Menachem Lubinsky…The Romanian government adopted a law recently that recognizes and gives specific protection to shechita, or kosher ritual slaughter of animals. But while the Conference of European Rabbis hailed  the move as a “landmark” example for other countries in Europe,

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November 15, 2022

Secaucus NJ…Show veterans were astounded at the sheer number of wine exhibits as well as those featuring honey and honey ingredients. The wine and spirit booths included De La Rosa Real Foods & Vineyards,Emerald Imports, 18K Wine, Cape Jewel Wines, Happy Heart Wine, Kosher Winery Argentina by Luis

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November 15, 2022

Portland ME…Nearly half of all the Kosherfest 2022 exhibitors have already committed for the 2023 edition which is scheduled to take place November 7-8, 2023 at the Meadowlands Convention Center. In addition, many exhibitors who have stayed away due to Covid restrictions have indicated their intentions to return in

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November 15, 2022

Secaucus NJ…It was the day before Kosherfest on November 7th that a group of VIP food buyers who specialize in kosher participated in a special program. They included Lynda Glass of Kehe, Jacob Rusanov of UNFI, Phillip and Wendy Klitzner of Affordable Kosher, Leslie Kleinman of Harvest Sherwood, Brendan Einhorn of

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November 15, 2022

When I started working at Lubicom 18 years ago I heard that my boss Menachem Lubinsky was the founder of Kosherfest, the largest kosher food show in the world. At the time I didn’t realize how working at this company and being involved in Kosherfest would change my life. On a personal level I met a woman in the

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November 15, 2022

Secaucus NJ…(includes highlights by Sandy Eller)… With nearly 200 exhibitors, including 90 who exhibited for the first time in the 33-year history of Kosherfest several labeled it “a real selling show.” The two-day event, November 7-8 at the Meadowlands Convention Center saw many write thousands

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November 15, 2022

New York…125 representatives of the kashrus certification world, including some of the world’s major agencies participated in the annual conference of the Association of Kashrus Organizations (AKO) According to Rabbi Sholem Fishbane, AKO’s Executive Director “it was one of best conferences as we

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