Company Profiles

Using Recipes From South Africa: Joburg Brings Kosher Delicacies To American Tables

For the first time ever, kosher Biltong dried beef and Boerewors beef sausages will be broadly available at U.S. retail stores and food service establishments. Delectable and satisfying, these gourmet quality products are made with a 40-year old recipe brought to the U.S. from Johannesburg, or ‘Joburg,’ by David Libesman, Founder of Joburg Kosher Foods, LLC. “We selected the OU,” said Libesman, “based on input from customers and due to its stature as the most widely recognized kosher certification symbol.”

Honibe™ – Pure Honey Joy™ Now Kosher Certified through The Orthodox Union; Island Abbey Foods

Island Abbey Foods Ltd™, specialty honey manufacturer, announced that they have attained kosher certification through the Orthodox Union (OU). This announcement will allow the innovative honey products produced by Island Abbey Foods Ltd™ under their Honibe™ (pronounced hon-ee-bee) brand to be sold with a new level of accreditation of quality, health, and safety.

Better Made Snack Foods Celebrates 80 Years

Cross and Peters company was founded in Detroit on August 1, 1930. The company was named after the founders’ first names, Cross and Peter. Both set goals to make a better potato chip, hence the brand name, Better Made Potato Chips. In 1934, the company was incorporated by the founders, the late Peter Cipriano and the late Cross Moceri.

Ode on a Grecian Yogurt: The Greek gods Yogurt is Thick, Creamy and OU Certified

“The Greek Gods Yogurt draws a great sense of pride from its Orthodox Union kosher product certification,” said The Greek Gods’ Managing Partner Basel Nassar. “Not only does the famous OU symbol take the guesswork out of the well-known yogurt’s ingredients and manufacturing processes, it also signifies a higher level of dedication to its customers’ rigorous dietary standards.”

Karoun Dairies: String Cheese to Specialty Yogurts

Karoun Dairies: From String Cheese to Mediterranean Specialty Yogurts, a Growing Company With a Special Product

Founded in 1992, Karoun Dairies is proud of its heritage as a family-run business established to fulfill the family’s American dream of producing dairy. The company has continued to grow from its early days of creating hand-braided string cheese for local grocery stores to its current status of producing a wide variety of Mediterranean specialty yogurts, labne and sour cream with nationwide distribution.

From the Beautiful Hills Of Athens…Whoops, New York…Comes Creamy Chobani Greek Yogurt

From the Beautiful Hills of Athens…Whoops, New York… Comes Creamy Chobani Greek Yogurt…And it’s Nothing But Good

Chobani is based in the beautiful hills of Upstate New York, where it was founded by Hamdi Ulukaya. From this rural area, Chobani has quickly grown into the number one brand of Greek yogurt in the country and is now a household staple among American consumers.

From the Highlands of Scotland

For the Discerning Palate Comes Tomintoul Speyside Glenlivet Single Malt Whisky – OU Certified, Of Course

With its beautiful location near the village of Tomintoul, the highest village in the Highlands of Scotland in the prestigious Glenlivet Estate at the heart of the Speyside region, lies Tomintoul Distillery, one of two malt distilleries owned by Angus Dundee, an independent company with over 50 years’ experience in producing, blending, bottling and distributing top-quality Scotch whiskies and other spirits. (The other distillery is Glencadam, in the Highland region of Scotland.) Tomintoul Distillery has been owned by Angus Dundee Distillers since 2000.

Nothing Better than Butter!

Melty rich and the secret to so many dishes, who doesn’t love butter? Certainly not the folks at Organic Valley, America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands. Organic Valley has several butter products under its umbrella of offerings, not the least of which is its award-winning and OU Kosher certified European Style Cultured Butter and Pasture Butter.

Jody’s of Virginia Beach is Now OU KOSHER Certified

Jody’s, a Virginia Beach confectionary specializing in popcorn, fudge and caramel apples, started 2010 off right. On January 4, 2010, Jody’s became Orthodox Union, OU Kosher certified.

Down in Old Kentucky, OU Certified Bluegrass Dairy Hits the Finish Line First at the Kentucky State Fair

In what may be considered the Kentucky Derby of cheese competitions, OU kosher-certified cheese manufactured by Bluegrass Dairy & Food/Glasgow Division of Glasgow and Springfield, KY recently won first place gold in all three classes at the Kentucky State Fair for its Natural Cheddar (Wilderness Trails brand) and its Natural Gouda (Bluegrass Dairy & Food […]