News

February 3, 2009

Napa Valley, CA …Covenant Wines is planning an Open House and Premiere Napa Valley’s first-ever auction lot of kosher wine: Covenant Cabernet Sauvignon, Solomon’s Cuvée 2008 on Thursday, February 19th in St. Helena. Covenant Solomon’s Cuvée is a unique co-ferment of Rudd Estate Mt. Veeder and Oakville Cabernet

Read More
February 3, 2009

New York…Yokneam’s Morad’s Wineries, famous for liquors made from anything but grapes is coming soon to Rockefeller Center in New York. Tropical Winery is the name of the first shop to be opened by the American franchise. Since 1964, the Morad family has been producing exotic wines from fruits, vegetables, herbs and

Read More
January 19, 2009

Montivedeo, Uruguay...The third largest exporter of agricultural products in South America and a member of Mercosur (South American equivalent of EU), is planning on increased exports of kosher beef and lamb to Israel. The announcement was made by President Tabare Vazquez, who visited Israel late last

Read More
January 19, 2009

New York…The upheaval in the kosher meat industry in 2008 did not have a major impact on the overall popularity of kosher, a new study by the Mintel Research Organization will show. KosherToday has learned that the latest research by the international research organization on the kosher food industry shows that the

Read More
January 19, 2009

Postville, IA…Rumors are rife that the bankrupt Agriprocessors will soon begin the kosher slaughter of turkeys and that it is only a matter of time that the plant will also resiume the schechita (kosher slaughter) of calves. In the meantime, incarcerated Sholom Rubashkin will get another chance to make his case for

Read More
January 19, 2009

Sderot, Israel…Residents of this embattled city participated in a well-attended kosher wine tasting event last week as rockets continued to fall in the area last week. In addition to the residents from many communities in Southern Israel, a large number of the participants at the event were soldiers serving in the Gaza

Read More
January 19, 2009

Brooklyn… The Blue Ribbon store on Avenue J will not be closing after all. According to the owners, they managed to retain their current location and will remain in operation for the foreseeable future. KosherToday had reported several weeks ago that the popular store on one of the Jewish community’s busiest commercial

Read More
January 19, 2009

Tel Aviv…by Idele Ross, KosherToday Israel Bureau Chief...A recent survey of expenses on food by place of purchase indicated that households are distributing food purchases among more types of retail places. The study by the Geocartography Group for the IMA Food Industries Division showed that Israelis are moving from

Read More
January 19, 2009

Baltimore…The combination of a kosher symbol with organic certification can dramatically boost sales of such products, studies show. The major impact on sales of these dual certified products is reflected in Mintel International’s 2008 research data which shows that both kosher and organic were amongst the top ten

Read More
January 19, 2009

Phoenix, Ariz… American Jewish Spirit, a quarterly magazine, will partner with Star-K Kosher Certification to publish a kosher food and lifestyle magazine supplement to be distributed to its readership throughout the U.S. and Canada, it was announced by Robin Myerson, publisher and cofounder of Jewish Spirit Media. The

Read More