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July 12, 2022

Secaucus NJ…The rapid expansion of large independent kosher supermarkets throughout the country and particularly in the Northeastern US has created new opportunities for many brands that are kosher. The opportunities will be the focus of this year's Kosherfest (November 8-9, 2022, Meadowlands Convention Center,

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July 12, 2022

Chicago…With every passing day, the role of the Association of Kashrus Organizations (AKO) takes on more importance, especially as kosher continues its dramatic growth. Its most recent 2022 Va’adim Convention (May 8-10) hosted by Kof-K in Iselin, New Jersey, generated more than 50 pages of notes on a broad

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July 12, 2022

Toronto… The lives of a Canadian Jewish kosher store owner and his family were recently threatened following an anti-Israel protest outside Jewish-owned kosher businesses in the Toronto suburb of Thornhill. Jewish community leaders and rabbinical organizations are looking to governments to make kosher food

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June 28, 2022

Totowa, NJ… Cibo Vita “Food for Life,” which prides itself in creating better-for-you snacks as well as snacks that define health-conscious indulgence, presented unique innovations, under its BeHonest and Nature’s Garden brands. A Sampling of Nature’s Garden innovations Include: Nut and Fruit

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June 28, 2022

“Don’t look at the prices now; you might have indigestion,” warned the husband as his wife glanced at the right column with its inflated prices. “Two weeks ago, I ordered the same dish and paid $2.50 less. ‘ “Our meat costs went up 17% in just the last few weeks,” said the

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June 28, 2022

Chicago…Let’s Talk Kosher is the name of a new newsletter published by the Association of Kashrus Organizations (AKO). It includes many contemporary topics and features articles from renowned kashrus experts. In just a few short months, it is already popular in many shuls. Some of the topics include restocking

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June 28, 2022

Secaucus, NJ… When Kosherfest 2022 opens its doors on November 8th it will include both food and nonfood companies who say that the show puts them in direct contact with the lucrative kosher market. Mike Pascuzzi, Sales Manager for ACRadioCom has been coming to Kosherfest since 2016 and is very much looking forward

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June 28, 2022

Brussels…The latest attempts by the Europeans to ban kosher and halal slaughter of animals have failed. An anti scheitia bill in Brussels, the seat of the European Union and the only region of Belgium where the practice is still legal, was defeated. A European rabbi told Kosher Today that the Europeans will keep

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June 28, 2022

London…Jews were never heavily into alcohol consumption, say the experts, at least not since the days of the Babylonian Talmud when good wines were part of almost every meal. Kedem is credited with having transformed what was largely a dominant sacramental wines market in the US into a robust premier kosher wines

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June 28, 2022

Brooklyn…Throughout the baby formula shortage, Malka paid a hefty price for kosher baby formula that was being sold by a local woman in her basement. She was hoping that the Israeli manufactured Materna would be available by now, especially since she had heard on radio that the FDA was allowing more imported baby

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