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October 25, 2021
Pistachio Oil by Setton International Foods Named Best New Product in Upcoming Kosherfest

Brooklyn…100% Pure Pistachio Oil was crowned the best new product in the upcoming Kosherfest ’21, November 9-10, Meadowlands Convention Center, Secaucus NJ. The competition took place on Wednesday October 20th at the Kosher… Read More
October 20, 2021

Tel Aviv…Tourists may soon be back on the streets of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv but for many observers of kashrus, the country’s ever-changing kosher landscape will only prompt greater confusion. Reports indicate that Israel may open its borders to fully vaccinated tourists as early as November 1st. But where to eat if you

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October 20, 2021

Brooklyn, NY…An early Chanukah will be a boon for the gift business, kosher food sources say. The first night of Chanukah falls on November 28th, almost a full month before the secular holiday season. But while some gift businesses prefer a season when Chanukah coincides with the secular holidays, some said that an early

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October 20, 2021

Lakewood, NJ…The growing network of large kosher independent supermarkets has changed the shopping experience for thousands of kosher consumers. According to knowledgeable sources in the kosher food industry, that network is set to significantly expand in such major kosher enclaves as Lakewood, Monsey, and the Catskills.

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October 20, 2021

Secaucus NJ…Trade visitors will be able to visit the upcoming Kosherfest for two-days, according to the show co-producers Diversified Business Communications and Lubicom. Even trade buyers that had registered for only one-day will be able to use the registration on both November 9th and 10th. Show organizers had

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October 20, 2021

Brooklyn NY…An impressive group of new kosher products will compete at this year’s Kosherfest New Product Competition. The competition will take place on Wednesday October 20th at the Kosher Culinary Center. A panel of distinguished judges representing different segments of the food industry will judge the products for

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October 20, 2021

Brooklyn, NY…The holidays may be over but kosher retailers are reeling from ongoing shortages and soaring prices, especially for meat and poultry. A Flatbush takeout store couldn’t believe his eyes when a bill for a prime cut went from $11 lb. to more than $19 lb. in just a short two-week period. Another supermarket

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October 6, 2021

Calumet City, IL…by Eda Kram…The kosher mix has changed over the years, a far cry from the traditional products that most people recognized as a kosher product. From Sushi to Ramen, the kosher mix of today is a potpourri of the trendiest food products. Kosherfest has always been the incubator for the new, innovative,

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October 6, 2021

New York…The Israel Export Institute, an exhibitor at Kosherfest for most of the show’s 31-year history will be absent this year as travel and participating in such events is still off limits in Israel. Anat Katz, Israel’s Trade Commissioner in New York and Jennifer Kim, who handles food for the Trade Mission,

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October 6, 2021

New York…With the advent of the new Jewish year of 5782 comes Shmittah, observed every seven years. This is a year where a Sabbatical (Shmittah) is observed in the land of Israel. During this year, the fields lie fallow, and thousands of farmers literally abandon their fields. To ease the hardship of abstention from

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