June 29, 2009

Kosherfest Õ09 to Showcase Many New Trends in Kosher

New York…With little more than four months to go, Kosherfest ’09 is shaping up as a major showcase of some of the newest trends in kosher. Kosherfest will take place at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ October 27 – 28, 2009. Amongst the growing trades are such categories as kosher and natural, kosher and spelt-free, and kosher and fancy (www.kosherfest.com). The show will give visitors a taste of the latest in the kosher food & beverage industry from around the globe, with more than 13 countries represented. According to research by the Mintel organization, kosher was the leading claim on new products in 2007 and 2009. The traditional New Products Competition will take place on October 15th with winners expected to receive award prizes in 17 categories. The Competition will be held in New York City prior to the trade show on Oct 15th, where a panel of culinary experts will select the winners of these coveted awards. Winners will be announced and products will be showcased at the show. In addition, the 2nd Annual Kosherfest Culinary Competition will take place at the show. A panel of industry professionals will judge and decide who takes the title this year. A major presentation will be made by Menachem Lubinsky when he discusses State of the Kosher Industry: The Kosher Symbol: A License to Greater Profitability on Tuesday morning, the opening day of the show. The show will open on October 27th with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Kosherfest is co-produced by Diversified Business Communications and LUBICOM Marketing Consulting.