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October 6, 2021

Redwood City, CA…. The Impossible Burger says that it's Impossible Pork tastes better than ground pork from pigs. But many rabbis and consumers are extremely wary about having a product associated with the quintessential treif (non-kosher) product gain a kosher certification. Indeed, the Orthodox Union which certifies

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October 6, 2021

New York…The kosher food industry continues to suffer from the repercussions of the ongoing Covid-19 saga. One issue that is creating the greatest headache for the industry is the manpower shortage. Kashrus agencies are encouraging mashgichim (kosher supervisors) to get vaccinated especially since a growing number of

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October 6, 2021

London…After all the pain the Kosher travel industry has suffered over the past 18 months it was extremely encouraging to see the large number of guests who participated in Sukkot programs on almost every continent, according to Raphi Bloom, co-owner of www.TotallyJewishTravel.com . Some of the destinations that did

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October 6, 2021

Chicago…The just concluded holiday season that began in early September with Rosh Hashanah and ended with Simchat Torah on September 29th saw record sales of kosher food in many areas. In a survey of kosher independent stores, most reported record sales especially since many people were home this year and stocked their

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September 1, 2021

Lakewood NJ…It was still more than a week to Rosh Hashanah, but you wouldn’t know it from the crowded aisles at the kosher supermarkets here. Honey products were stacked in stores like Gourmet Glatt, Season’s and Evergreen. Every section of the stores was crowded as were the checkout counters. Many kosher stores

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September 1, 2021

Bayonne NJ…There was a time in the not so distant past that the thought of trying new wines was at best a dream. Some old timers remember the sweet wines by Manischewitz or the Malaga and Tokay wines from Kedem as the only choices for the holidays. This year, says expert Gabriel Geller, the choices are astounding. In

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September 1, 2021

Brooklyn…A team of distinguished judges will once again evaluate a large number of new products that are scheduled to debut at Kosherfest 2021, November 9-10 at the Meadowlands Convention Center, Secaucus NJ. To be eligible, products must have been introduced from June 2019 through Kosherfest 2021. All entries are

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September 1, 2021

Monticello…Both Shoprite and Walmart say they will carry kosher products year-round. In fact, ShopRite informed kosher customers that they will supply kosher meat to customers who order in advance and even distributed a direct extension to the meat department. The Catskills, once considered the vacation backyard of Jews

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September 1, 2021

White Plains, NY…By Eda Kram…The principals at Devek International flaunt a secret that has made them such a success: “Few companies realize just how profitable or important a high performing dried fruit offering can be.” They believe that this often-overlooked low shrink, high margin category is exactly what made

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September 1, 2021

London…If this past summer was a break-out period for kosher travel, “Succos is insane,” said Raphy Bloom of https://www.totallyjewishtravel.com/. At least 20 hotels all over the world are advertising on his website, Mr. Bloom said. He says that many thousands will be travelling for the holiday to destinations in

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