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August 23, 2022

Washington DC…Benny travels frequently to the nation’s capital, something he has been doing since the late ‘80’s, but despite several kosher food options he still finds the pickings very slim. “I sometimes wonder why there aren’t more options for the lobbyists, contractors and tourists

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August 23, 2022

Secaucus, NJ…While several Covid and supply chain shortage weary long-time exhibitors at Kosherfest will be sitting on the fence for this year’s show, they will be more than replaced by a cadre of enthusiastic new exhibitors. Some of the latest additions include Laconiko, -Sonny Honey, International Food SRL,

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August 23, 2022

Secaucus NJ…The much-anticipated New Product Competition, a major highlight of the annual kosher food trade show, is undergoing a major upgrade for the 2022 edition of Kosherfest, scheduled for November 8-9 at the Meadowlands Convention Center. The competition this year will be hosted by Apron Masters (

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August 23, 2022

Brooklyn…Raizel 20, considers herself a “kosher foodie” who is ready for kosher prime time. She has been experimenting with new kosher food recipes while still in elementary school and hopes that her innovative baking recipe will soon make it onto kosher food supermarket shelves. “While I

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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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