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August 10, 2022

Tel Aviv…There are more than a dozen large supermarket chains in Israel with hundreds of stores dotting the map of the Jewish state. More than 80% of the stores carry only kosher certified products. Israelis will soon have a choice of shopping in European branded supermarkets who are also promising to cater to

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August 10, 2022

New York…Almost a decade after it named Abeles & Heyman’s beef hotdog as the number one kosher hotdog, the Forward recently crowned Bravo the leading kosher pizza. Kosher food experts say that there are as many as 800 kosher pizza stores in the US. A recent trend has been for brands to expand into a

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August 10, 2022

Chicago…The growing Chasidic community has also increased demand for kosher certification that meets the standards of Chasidim. At the same time, many of the kosher supervisors in general are Chasidic Jews whose primary tongue is Yiddish. In recognition of these changes, the Association of Kashrus Organizations

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August 10, 2022

New York…Although Rosh Hashanah this year will not happen until the eve of September 26th with all the major holidays like Yom Kippur and Succoth taking place in October, the kosher food industry is busy preparing for the lucrative Fall holidays. One retailer already secured various gourmet honey products in

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August 10, 2022

New York…Thousands of kosher travelers are set to visit destinations all over the world in what is shaping up as the busiest summer travel season in recent memory, according to travel experts. At least 45 organized trips visited destinations in Europe, Dubai, Morocco, and other major destinations such as Safari

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August 10, 2022

Secaucus, NJ…The decision to exhibit at the annual Kosherfest, of course, comes down to the expected benefits of the show to kosher food companies. But according to sales executives of Kosherfest, some simply explain that as part of the kosher food industry they feel a responsibility to support the world’s

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July 27, 2022

Silver Springs, Md…Rabbi Moshe Walter, Executive Director of the Vaad Harabbanim of Greater Washington was scheduled to lead a Zoom seminar this week on a growing problem facing kashrus agencies throughout the country. The session, sponsored by the Association of Kashrus Organizations (AKO), will seek to find

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July 27, 2022

Boynton Beach FL…Kosher Central has announced that its third store in Boynton Beach will be the largest independent kosher supermarket in Florida. The new store at 40,000 square feet is the former site of a Publix, a major chain in the Sunshine State. Boynton Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, located about 57

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July 27, 2022

Los Angeles…Researchers found that there are more than 560,000 Jewish people living in Los Angeles, the second largest Jewish community in the U.S., making up 294,200 Jewish households in the city. This represents a 25% growth of Jewish households since 1997, the report found. Sources told Kosher Today that an

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July 27, 2022

Teaneck NJ…The presumed lawsuit by the Kof-K Kosher Certification against JetBlue Airways reported in an earlier edition of Kosher Today has been resolved. According to reports the product that was alleged to be certified by Kof-K is still served by JetBlue but with a different

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