Walden Farms began making salad dressing in 1972 using healthful ingredients with universal appeal to create consumer brand loyalty for our products. When searching for kosher certification, our goal was again to create universal appeal by choosing the certifier most trusted and respected by those who look for kosher foods. As expected, Walden Farms consumer base, store count and market share have all benefited from our relationship with the Orthodox Union.Read More
A survey of the challenges and opportunities for the Kosher supervision of salad dressings.Read More
Few companies understand bakery and kosher as much as Dawn Foods. Dawn Foods has a rich lexicon of kosher terms that includes the
word hamantasch (special pastry for the Purim holiday), which the company helped make for a carnival at the Shaare Shamayim-Beth Judah synagogue in Philadelphia.
What is the Kosher status of the bowfin, the notorious freshwater fish?Read More
As the largest Kosher certifying agency in the world, the Orthodox Union is deeply concerned about protecting the integrity of its kosher symbol. Thus, when a product bearing an unauthorized OU appears, as occasionally happens, the Orthodox Union responds quickly and efficiently.Read More
Upscale Foods, of the St. Paul, MN suburb of New Hope, was established in 1998 when the Orthodox owners of a kosher food distribution company acquired a kosher food manufacturing facility with a product line known as “The Old City Café.” Old City was originally a restaurant, but over time it evolved into a producer of frozen foods, most notably frozen pizza.Read More
The history of Mendelsohn’s Pizza, the tri-state’s largest pizza store.Read More
Since out beginning in 1920 as a thriving bakery in Jackson, Michigan, we have grown to become one of the world’s largest full-service, family-owned bakery industry suppliers. Dawn is a single source supplier to the bakery and foodservice industry providing a complete
range of mixes, bases, icings, fillings, frozen and ready-to-bake
products, ready-to-sell products and equipment, plus commodities, packaging, ingredients – literally everything one needs to run a profitable bakery. We know “Bakery” – it’s all we do, and we do it with 14 manufacturing facilities and 19 distribution centers in North America. We are American-owned and operated to provide friendly local service to our customers through 46 manufacturing and distribution locations worldwide. Visit our website at http://www.dawnfoods.com to contact one of our 2,600 employees near you.
All our North American production facilities are certified kosher, the majority by our OU partnership that began in 1985. We have never had a customer’s rabbi reject OU certification.
An editorial from Behind the Union Symbol, explaining the significance behind Kosher supervision and eating kosher food.Read More
The inside story of sugar and other sweeteners from the Kosher perspective.Read More