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Sales and Marketing Expert Anthony Chan Joins OU Kosher as Asian Sales Representative

December 14, 2007

Anthony Chan of ACESAP Marketing Services of Singapore has joined the Orthodox Union as an Asian Sales Representative, Rabbi Eliyahu Safran, Vice President of Communications and Marketing for the Orthodox Union Kosher Division, announced today

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OU Kosher is Coming to Edmonton, Canada: OU Rabbis and Family Shul Present “Yeshiva for a Day”

November 30, 2007

On November 28, 2007, OU Kosher is coming to Edmonton to participate in the annual “Yeshiva for a Day” seminar, presented by the Beth Israel Congregation Family Shul and Edmonton Jewish General Education (EDJGE). The visit is part of the program OU Kosher Is Coming…, in which the Orthodox Union dispatches its OU Kosher rabbis far and wide to educate kosher consumers wherever they may dwell.

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OU Kosher Senior Rabbi to Address Lima, Peru Conference, Nov 8

November 1, 2007

The worldwide nature of OU Kosher will be demonstrated once again on Thursday, November 8, when Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator and Vice President of Marketing and Communications…

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OU AmCham Webinar Peru

October 29, 2007

(Lima) 26 of October 2007.- The American Chamber of Commerce of Peru (Amcham Peru) announces the following two day seminar “The Organic and Kosher Foods Market in the United States”, which will take place the 7th and 8th of November from 6:00 a 8:30 p.m., in the offices of AmCham Peru (Av. Ricardo Palma 836 – Miraflores, Lima- Peru).

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OU Kosher Senior Rabbi to Address Food Ingredients Conference in London, Oct 31

October 17, 2007

Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator and Vice President of Marketing and Communications at OU Kosher, based in New York, will cross the pond later this month to speak on “The Growing Kosher Market,” at the Fi (Food Ingredients) Europe Conference 2007, to be held in London October 30-November 1.

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OU Universal Kosher Database Now Available to the Public

October 1, 2007

The Universal Kosher Database, (UKD), a listing of thousands of certified products, has gone public, and suppliers and distributors who work with OU Kosher certified companies are the beneficiaries of the decision. Now they will be able to easily secure Letters of Certification, signed by OU Kosher CEO Rabbi Menachem Genack.

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OU Announces New Edition of OU Guide to Checking Fruits, Vegetables and Berries

September 11, 2007

The Orthodox Union, conscious of challenges today’s consumers are faced with when it comes to keeping kosher, announced today the release of the second edition of The OU Guide to Checking Fruits, Vegetables and Berries, a comprehensive guide designed to promote awareness in areas of insect infestation in fruits, vegetables, and berries.

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Kosherfest

August 29, 2007
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“Achieving Success In America:” An Educational Seminar for Foreign Trade Commissions and Consulates

August 3, 2007

Food Management Partners, the Orthodox Union and the Food Institute joined forces to present “Achieving Success In America,” a seminar to educate foreign trade commissions and consulates about the correct procedures needed for international food manufacturers to successfully launch their products in the U.S.

October 10th, 2007
Orthodox Union Headquarters, 11 Broadway
Manhattan, New York
9:00AM-12:00PM

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Jelly Belly Candy Gourmet Confectionery Now OU Kosher

June 25, 2007

In the confectionery world, a few names stand out in the minds of consumers. Jelly Belly® jelly beans, are among those confections that enjoy worldwide brand name recognition and loyal consumer following. The manufacturer, Jelly Belly Candy Company headquartered in Fairfield, Calif., has switched from another kosher certification to make Jelly Belly jelly beans and all of its confectionery products OU Kosher effective later this summer. This support can only increase with the decision to become OU Kosher.

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