From the Editor

Already dealing with delays in deliveries due to Covid-19, importers of Israeli foods are also faced with a fluctuating dollar and higher costs…The recent signing of the Abraham Accords between the UAE and Israel, actually began at Kosherfest 2019. Reda our fascinating account…Israel’s hotels were counting on the

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It’s 2021 and time to review some of the events in kosher that made news during the dreadful year that just past…We take an early look on what is likely to be trending in 2021…The annual AKO conference went virtual this year and attracted record numbers…In the aftermath of the Belgian government’s decision to ban

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A nervous kosher community utters a huge sigh of relief when Chanukah turns out to be a robust and inspiring season. What a miracle!...We learned that those tasty chocolate Chanukah coins may be valuable stocking stuffers…Wow, the virtual farm produce is actually better tasting…A New Jersey bakery is counting the days

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There was hope that the upcoming Chanukah season will restore some normalcy to kosher retail grocery shopping and catering, but it appears that it will fall short. Read our exclusive story…Miami looked like the good old days on Thanksgivings but the hope is that it will linger into the upcoming season…A London based

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We lead with an update on CBD’s inroads in kosher and even at last year’s Kosherfest…Dubai continues its incredible rise as a major kosher destination, even looming as a key Passover getaway…Stop & Shop takes major step in kosher with new 66,000 store in Woodmere…Pandemic lockdown in Brooklyn causes angst

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We lead with a Special Report about the post Covid era as told by leading kosher retailers. They give us some fascinating updates on on-site and online sales…It may be more than a year but the countdown to Kosherfest 2021 has begun…While grocers avoided any real food shortages during Covid, they did face shortage of

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There is a date for the next Kosherfest, Covid permitting: November 9-10,2021…There is a pulse for Passover 2021, Experts Point to Sukkot…With Poland Closing up, Israel Looking for New Kosher Slaughter Sources…Kosher Industry on a Holiday Advertising Blitz…Kosher Restaurants Back to Takeout Only in New York Red

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Our lead story covers the Covid-19 impact on the kosher food community. We have some exclusive coverage on the subject…Seems UAE hotels will not be operating in the dark when they host Passover programs in 2021. Read our exclusive story…Why are an increasing number of food manufacturers globally seeking kosher

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If you were waiting for a virtual Kosherfest this year, think again. Read our story…Israel is in lockdown mode, but tourism officials are optimistic about the future…Was Kosherfest the first sign of an impending peace between the UAE and Israel? Read our truly fascinating account of peace in the making…For this

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Kosherfest 2020 is postponed as producers discuss new dates and events...Sales of Kosher Food may rise by 15% this Rosh Hashanah due to so many people staying at home. We have the exclusive story...Passover program operators inching back to Passover 2021…Will outdoor dining catch on in the kosher community?...Many new

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