Although Hard to Come-By, Many New Products for Passover are Introduced
New York…by Eda Kram and staff…The pandemic was not the best year to locate or to create new products for the upcoming Passover holiday. Kosher Today did not receive as many new product listings as it has received in an ordinary year, but still there were some interesting and significant submissions. As a company, Kayco seemed to have most of the entries but still the Passover set in groceries will be full of interesting products. By category, the following are some of the submissions that Kosher Today received for its annual special Kosher for Passover edition.
Snacks – Kayco – Absolutely Gluten Free, Coconut Chews, in cocoa nibs and cranberry, has doubled its line to include refreshing Key Lime and juicy Blueberry flavors! Absolutely Gluten Free Crackers, (Everything flavor), Gefen Crispy Coconut Cookies in 3 flavors, Coffee Chocolate, Cherry Cayenne and Lemon Zest, Gefen S’mores, Gefen Butter Puffs in Almond Butter and Cashew Butter flavors. Haddar Brownie Brittle Brownie in Double Chocolate Chip Brownie and White Chocolate Chip Brownie. Haddar Marshmallow Twists, Haddar Potato Scoops in Original, BBQ, Onion, Garlic and Ketchup. Heaven & Earth Date Bites in Almond Butter and Chocolate Chips Almond Butter Date Bites with Hazelnut, Manischewitz Mini Macaroons in Coconut, Chocolate Chip and Birthday Cake Macaroons.
Paskesz – Two new cereals called CHOCO FILLOS, crunchy cereal pillows which comes in Chocolaty and Nougat flavors. In addition, there will be new GummiMagic Sour Worms and MiniBites Fudge and White Chip cookies
Baking – Kayco- Gefen – Hazelnut Praline Cream, Gefen Brittle Crunch and Topping in Almond Brittle and Hazelnut Brittle. For baking and also as a spread Gefen introduces Nut Butters in Roasted Almond Butter, Roasted & Blanched Almond Butter and Roasted & Blanched Hazelnut Butter. Haddar Frosting in Chocolate and Vanilla flavors
Cheese – The Cheese Guy introduces Honey Goat Cheese, Pecorino al Tartufo, Organic Pecorino Romano, Manchego, Torio, Plain Goat Cheese and Marble cheese, a blend of yellow Colby Cheddar and Monterey Jack Cheeses. It is mild in flavor with a semi-soft texture.
From Kayco – Amstelvelder Cheese Sprinkles -Shelf stable cheese powder made from Premium Dutch Gouda cheese. Amstelvelder Cheese in Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese and Sliced Muenster Cheese, Ta’amti Goat’s Milk Feta Cheese
Salads, Sides and Soup Ingredients – Haddar – Cucumbers in Brine, Haddar Instant Mashed Potato Cup, Tuscanini Sauces, Traditional Pizza Sauce, Napolitana Pasta Sauce, Classic Marinara Pasta Sauce and Zesty Marinara Pasta Sauce, Tuscanini Tomatoes Diced Tomatoes Whole Peeled Tomatoes, Manischewitz Broths- Condensed Chicken Broth, Chicken Broth and Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth, Manischewitz Charoset -Seder ready Charoset, Mr Dipz Dressing- French Dressing, Caesar Dressing, Lite Caesar Dressing, California Dressing, Spinach Dressing Golden Italian Dressing and Horseradish Dressing. Beleaf Frozen Broccoli and Frozen Cauliflower, Gefen-Sweet Potato Fries in waffle cut and Haddar Sautéed Onions.
Fish – Kayco – Tuscanini Solid Light Yellowfin Tuna in Olive Oil and in Water, Tuscanini Yellowfin Tuna Fillet in Olive Oil and Ventresca in Olive Oil, Williamsburg & Co Smoked Salmon Portion- Original Hot Smoked Salmon Portion, Honey Maple Hot Smoked Salmon Portion and BBQ Hot Smoked Salmon Portion
Pastry – Instead of filling up on matzo this year Noam Gourmet (Quality Frozen Food Distributors) introduces Gluten Free Passover French Toast, Pancakes, Hot dog buns, and burger buns!
Beverages – (Kayco) Gefen Hazelnut Milk in Sweetened Hazelnut Milk Unsweetened Hazelnut Milk, Gefen Almond Milk Creamer (Shelf stable creamer), Haddar Instant Coffee, Haddar Hot Chocolate & Cappuccino Mix, Manischewitz Concord Grape Juice, Heaven & Earth –Juice Pouch in Cold Pressed Lemon Juice and Cold Pressed Lime Juice
Novelty Items – Davida Aprons/Kosher Kurls – Maskmania Passover Mask. Rite Lite– “kosher for Passover” cozy slipper sock, Passover scrubber, 8”, disposable Passover masks for adults and children in matzah print and Passover fun straws, plastic, cup & matzah design, set of 4.