December 20, 2016
Happy Chanukah and a Happy New Year!
So, what was the 2016 big story in kosher? In our opinion, it was the continued growth for the kosher independent supermarkets. Read the stories that made news in 2016…The kosher food industry had an excellent safety record in 2016, largely because it has become an important concern for the industry…The sale of doughnuts is thriving this Chanukah season despite a warning from Israel’s Health Minister…Is there a good time for kosher cheesecake made in New York? Devorah Paltiel, our Feature Editor covers a growing cheesecake business year-round…An investigation by Globes shows price gouging and excessive profits by manufacturers of major brands in Israel…Should consumers be concerned about the purity of the olive oil used by many on Chanukah?...In My Sixth Sense, I look at kosher in the White House…Eda Kram in her New Product Showcase covers a new Korean kosher condiment.We wish all our readers a Happy Chanukah, a joyous holiday season and a Happy New Year!Menachem LubinskyEditor-in-ChiefRead this week's Kosher Today news stories