Mention pickles in a conversation and the talk naturally turns to New York City and how the pickles there are just plain better than any place else on the planet. It is said that United Pickle, the oldest continually operating pickle company in the city, is responsible.
Since 1897, United has made the pickles that make New York City the pickle capital of the world.
As one of the largest producers of gherkins in the world, Reitzel International is well entrenched in markets throughout the globe and its delicious pickles and other food items can be found in many of the major supermarkets under private label brands. With more than 65 percent of the gherkins private label market in France, 85 percent in Switzerland, and a very sizeable presence in Russia, Germany and the United States, all of it products are certified kosher by the Orthodox Union.
What’s a corned beef sandwich without a pickle? Dill pickles are the perfect accompaniment to a deli sandwich because they help clear the palate. With each bite, the flavors of the sandwich begin to fade as your taste buds get coated with fat and zapped by spices in the meat. Pickle to the rescue! It cuts through the residue in your mouth and helps cleanse your palate, allowing the full flavor of the food to emerge once again.
The mystery of Mother Nature has proven to be fruitful in more than one way for Dream Foods International. In Sicily, the eruptions of the Mount Etna Volcano in 2003 pushed Dream Foods International from being a one-woman operation selling blood oranges to a company selling award-winning organic juices throughout North America, with accolades from the press.
In 1920, Kaiser Pickles was founded in Cincinnati, Ohio by Harry T. Kaiser. The company operated solely as a food distributor with an emphasis on pickles and sauerkraut. As a distributor, its products were sold right off its route trucks to grocery stores, restaurants, and butcher shops throughout Cincinnati.
At Wise® Foods, our goal is simple; to make real food for real people…great tasting snacks made from the finest ingredients and backed by exceptional customer service. From our familiar favorites to our newest varieties, we strive to be the snack our customers are proud to share with friends and family.
In the snack food industry, Utz Quality Foods, Inc. has always been known for freshness and the quality ingredients that it uses in manufacturing its products. It’s been that way since the company’s humble beginnings 90 years ago this year, when Bill and Salie Utz began making potato chips in their Hanover, PA home. Salie used her knowledge of good ‘ol Pennsylvania Dutch cooking to provide customers with the highest quality potato chips in the marketplace and Bill Utz delivered them directly to stores and farmer’s markets in the Hanover and Baltimore areas.
For over 30 years, Herr Foods Incorporated has been manufacturing snack foods with OU certification. A recognized leader in the snack food industry, Herr’s is headquartered in Nottingham, in Southeastern Pennsylvania, about an hour from Philadelphia and Baltimore. The family-owned and-operated company began 65 years ago and has mastered the ability to continually introduce innovative products and packaging needed to satisfy ever-changing appetites and tastes of the snack food consumer.
Crystal Head Vodka, created by entertainer Dan Aykroyd and American landscape artist and portraitist John Alexander, is now certified kosher by the Orthodox Union, the world’s largest and most respected kosher certification agency.
Chile has a long history as a wine producing country, with Spanish colonists bringing vines with them as they settled the country during the sixteenth century. It wasn’t until the 1980’s that Chile flourished as a major wine producing country. During this time there was significant investment in modern winemaking equipment and upgraded winemaking technology, which gained Chile an international reputation for producing good quality, easy drinking wines. Chile had arrived on the world winemaking map.