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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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September 1, 2021

New York…Phil and Harriett remember the tedious task their parents used to engage in by sending out Shana Tova cards. To forget a good friend or a relative was a cardinal sin not forgivable even on Yom Kippur. This year they are sending out small honey jars with neatly tied ribbons. The honey of today is not your simple

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September 1, 2021

South Fallsburg…At Landau’s Kosher Supermarket, all summer long there was an impressive display of Breadberry products, including salads, dips, deli, and herring. Breadberry is a high-end kosher supermarket in Boro Park. In previous years products from the Pomegranate kosher supermarket were sold at Center One, a strip

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August 17, 2021

Bayonne, NJ…The Jewish new year of 5782 will usher in many new and exciting wines. Just ask wine expert Gabriel Geller, Director of PR, and Manager of Wine Education for Kedem/Royal Wine. He recommends the first release of the Herzog Limited Edition Chalk Hill Chardonnay 2020 (MSRP: $60). This rich and complex white wine

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August 17, 2021

Scranton PA…For most of Jewish history, eating a kosher chicken for dinner meant buying a live chicken in the marketplace and taking it to a shochet (kosher slaughterer) or buying a kosher chicken from a friendly kosher butcher, which became the American way for thousands of Eastern European immigrants. In the US, the

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