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June 8, 2021

New York…by Vicki Garfinkel…After many years of success with MYX Fusions Moscato and Sangria, MYX Beverage will enter the leading growth category of lower-calorie and low alcohol wines. They are slated to introduce two new high-quality wines with great flavor, fewer calories, and less guilt, all packaged in convenient

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June 8, 2021

Secaucus, NJ…by Eda Kram…Interest in Kosherfest 2021, scheduled for November 9-10 at the Meadowlands Convention Center, continues to soar with both potential exhibitors and visitors. As pandemic restrictions are relaxed, an increasing number of exhibitors from around the country and even worldwide are indicating that

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June 8, 2021

New York…It is no longer a secret that kosher food prices have been rising but retailers say that customers are increasingly complaining about the spike. While many consumers seem to realize that higher fuel and transportation costs as well as sharply higher commodity prices are causing the increase, they want to make

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June 8, 2021

Bayonne, NJ…With the expected resumption of the lucrative air corridor between North America and Tel Aviv, great tasting wines will become an added incentive to choose between the carriers who service the route, including El Al, United, Delta and American. “Two World-Class Herzog Wines Have Been Added to Dining Service

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June 8, 2021

Cleveland…After many false starts, it seems that Cleveland’s kosher community will finally be getting a large kosher independent supermarket, according to the Cleveland Jewish News. The Grove Kosher Market will be opening shortly at Oakwood Commons in South Euclid, the same site that was originally destined to be a

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June 8, 2021

Brooklyn, NY…Product recalls are not uncommon in the food industry especially when found to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. According to COLlive.com, Banner Smoked Fish of Brooklyn, NY voluntarily recalled its smoked fish of all products within expiry, in all package sizes, all package types and all lots.

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June 8, 2021

New York…Adding to the chorus of sources that accused the recently released PEW Research study of a severe undercount of the Orthodox Jewish community, is the kosher food industry. According to many in the industry, the Orthodox represent far more than the 10% reported by Pew. Some Orthodox Jewish leaders say that the

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June 8, 2021

New York…By one recent account, there were more than 14,000 kosher certified items on Amazon, but despite the boastful sales pitch by kosher companies of the honor of being on Amazon, most kosher consumers are not buying. Several of the kosher brands say that while they do have “some sales” it is far from

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May 25, 2021

Brooklyn…With the summer season now only a few weeks away, supermarkets and other kosher food stores have one eye on the coming weeks and another on the unusually early Rosh Hashanah (eve of Labor Day, September 6th). In the short term, many stores are already displaying an extensive array of BBQ related deli and meat

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May 25, 2021

Jerusalem…Israeli hotels are hoping that the holiday of Succoth (eve of September 20th) will see the return of tourists from abroad, namely from the US. Only days after a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel was announced, some of the hotels were accepting reservations from overseas for Succoth, traditionally a lucrative

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