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November 2, 2022

Houston…The Houston Kashruth Association is sponsoring a Kosher Essay Contest for students. It is one of many initiatives across the country to promote kashrus by kosher certification agencies, Federations, and community councils. Topics for the essay contest can include how keeping kosher has impacted their lives,

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November 2, 2022

New York…by Eda Kram…Innovation and sheer creativity continues to have a major impact on the kosher food industry and next week’s Kosherfest ’22 will be no exception. What started with an invitation to bake some cookies from a restaurateur at Victoria Harary’s regular stop for a morning

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November 2, 2022

Secaucus, NJ…When Kosherfest 2022 opens at the Meadowlands Convention Center on Tuesday November 8th, there will be a great deal of new and innovative exhibits and events. Almost half of the exhibitors are exhibiting for the first time, adding a new dimension to the industry that goes beyond some of the

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October 26, 2022

Chicago…by Rifky Grossman…It was more than twenty years ago that Miriam Goldstein first exhibited at Kosherfest, with the release of her innovative Mitzvah Toys Line. This year, more than two decades later, she is back and ready to showcase her new line of "Kosher Grocer." These are new innovative toys for

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October 26, 2022

Secaucus, NJ…This year’s New Product Competition was moved to the show venue, allowing many companies who were preoccupied with the just concluded holidays to still participate. Previously, the competition was held several weeks before the show but because of the calendar and the proximity of the Jewish

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October 26, 2022

Chicago…It was for all practical purposes the first holiday season since the Covid pandemic and according to kosher food executives a year of record sales. Yakov Yarmove, Corporate Director of Ethnic Marketing and Specialty Foods at Albertsons Companies says it was “a long period of kosher

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October 26, 2022

Secaucus, NJ…When Kosherfest 2022 opens at the Meadowlands Convention Center on November 8th, it will showcase an industry that has undergone major growth and development since the kosher food trade show was first launched. In fact, few segments of the food industry have experienced as much growth as kosher.

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October 6, 2022

Secaucus NJ…Like trade shows all over the globe, Kosherfest is recovering from the Covid period but with some promising developments. Scheduled to take place at the Meadowlands Convention Center, November 8th, and 9th, nearly 50 new exhibitors have signed up including many internationally. In addition, there has

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October 6, 2022

Lakewood NJ…Almost all the major brands of independent kosher supermarkets have stores here and according to sources there are many more to come. Brooklyn based Breadberry is scheduled to open here as is Season’s in nearby Toms River and according to sources Gourmet Glatt will open its third store in Lakewood.

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October 6, 2022

Tel Aviv…Israelis were shell shocked to find significantly higher prices for their holiday shopping and severe shortages of fresh chicken. Instead, supermarkets were forced to sell an unprecedented number of frozen chickens. In the meantime, the shekel continued to weaken against the dollar and against the euro.

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