From the Editor

Kosherfest is finally here! It is a very special show as we celebrate 30 years of a show that helped transform the kosher food industry into a significant category in foods. So many thank yous to dish out. Suffice it to say that so many people at every level have played a significant role in the remarkable story of kosher

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The New Product Winners are in. Convenience won!..We have some important articles on Kosherfest and the kosher food industry…Easy Onions by Bloom’s won the Best in Show…Need some interesting and different kosher products? Try Trader Joe’s, a well kept secret for their extensive kosher offerings…Who is the kosher

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In this issue, I take the personal privilege of looking back at the genesis of Kosherfest and really the incredible journey of the kosher food industry over the last 30 years…Fairway has taken the initiative of showcasing some of the newest Israeli products…Exports of Israeli wines have doubled in 5 years to $31

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What was it that caused the collapse of the Season’s independent kosher supermarket chain? Read our analysis…Veterans of all 30 Kosherfest shows know best how the industry has surged in those three decades. Kosherfest will recognize that elite group…The murder of a 24-year old kosher supervisor in Chicago brought

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We're only days from Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and we’ve got full coverage, ranging from the expansion of honey products to the busy retail scene in a week that includes end of vacations, back to school, and the holidays…Brooklyn, one of the world’s busiest and most profitable kosher communities may be

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Lots of technology in this issue…We begin with digital marketing making inroads in the kosher community…GE has teamed up with Zman Technologies and Orthodox for a new automated Shabbos Keeper…Meanwhile, a growing kosher community is constantly looking to fill mashgichim jobs…Technology is helping the bottom line of

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Glatt kosher slaughter that resort to shackling and hoisting in South America will no longer be rendered kosher in Israel and in the US, but will it create shortages? Read our lead story…Kashrus agencies are only willing to certify cannabis for medicinal purposes, but will they go further?...Record kosher sales in the

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Lots of major news this week…Kosherfest will celebrate its 30th anniversary recognizing the “From the Beginning” exhibitors as well as many other special programs…We have the in-depth story behind the kosher status of Starbucks…Read our story on a new upscale kosher corporate caterer…We also have the exclusive

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How is Jewish media helping kosher grow? Read our fascinating story on the relationship between the media and the kosher food industry…What is the fastest growing segment of the kosher food industry? Could it be kosher travel? Read our story…Oh no, still so many unauthorized kosher symbols…So is the kosher

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The kosher world mourns the loss of three legendary figures in the world of kosher: Rabbi Chaim Goldzweig, Moshe Binick, and Marty Stein. We briefly review their inspiring life stories… Has the rapidly expanding kosher food industry peaked? Not according to recent studies. Read our exclusive analysis…Supermarkets

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