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Water+Vitamins+Nutrients+OU kosher=Vitaminwater!

Vitaminwater is produced by Energy Brands Inc., which was formed in 1996 to create biologically better water so that all consumers can feel
good about what they drink. The company’s core product, Vitaminwater, was introduced in 2,000, pioneered its category, and continues to remain the leader in the enhanced water category today.

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Not a Bolt from the Blue: Bolthouse Farms

When Bolthouse Farms Opened a Juice Product Line, It Called on the OU

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The OU Meets the Challenge of Certifying the Beverage Industry

A discussion of the challenges and opportunities of Kosher Certification within the beverage industry.

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No Shortcuts for this Shortbread

In 1898 JOSEPH WALKER lived with his family in the beautiful highlands of Scotland and had a happy and ambitious dream of producing the finest shortbread in the world. Though only 21 years old, he set about with determination to develop nothing less than a recipe that would result in a perfect and delicious, all natural shortbread.

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Making Fruit Jelly Kosher: It’s Easier than Ever

A discussion of the manufacture of Grape Jelly and how one company has been able to use recent changes to expand their manufacture of Kosher Grape Jelly.

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The Quest for Perfection at Sarabeth’s Kitchen

Sarabeth’s Kitchen is a multi-faceted company that produces a gourmet line of highly acclaimed jams and preserves. The OU certification is proudly proclaimed in all its literature.

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Baumer Foods, New Orleans, LA

A discussion of the manufacture of Grape Jelly and how one company has been able to use recent changes to expand their manufacture of Kosher Grape Jelly.

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Jewish Ritual Slaughter: A Three-Thousand Year Old Method That Respects Animal Suffering

Rav Riccado Di Segni is Chief Rabbi of Rome and an eminent physician. Theoretically, there is no problem whatsoever: Jewish ritual slaughter is explicitly allowed by the state agreement with…

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Carnauba: The Wax Which Does not Wane

The manufacture of Carnauba Wax and its role in different industries.

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Shabbos Shaylos: Asking a Non-Jew to Relight a Hotel Kitchen’s Fire

Can one ask a non-Jew to relight a hotel kitchen’s fire which has been extinguished?

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