Consumer Kosher Articles

Probing the Flexitarian Diet: Innovations in Kosher Plant-Based Protein Foods

We have established that the flexitarian diet has gained in popularity and based on research it’s the healthiest mode for food consumption. It compliments kosher eating very well. It’s grounded on the Mediterranean diet in the plant-based arena, but also encourages the consumption of meat in regulated fashion. When discussing any kind of diet, the […]

A Flexible Diet the Kosher Way

If you were to attend a wedding with a standout kosher spread including meat and other items, would you feel guilty of partaking of the food due to dietary concerns? I think the answer would often be yes, but it doesn’t have to be. After analyzing where modern research has come in terms of how […]

Kosher Food for the Brain

This is mental health awareness month and mental health is trending for 2021. OU Kosher certifies products that can help in this area like Norman’s Greek Yogurt Creamy Blends – Vanilla Lavender, a soothing probiotic that can produce good bacteria in the gut which is important for the brain as well, as the gut produces 95% […]

Cheeses – When Waiting is Required

Here are some common cheeses and the lengths of time for which they are aged:

Kosher Plant-Based Foods is a Natural Combination

OU Kosher certifies some of the newest and most innovative companies in the plant-based food market. Impossible Foods which has had tremendous success with its Impossible Burger is moving forward with a multibillion IPO. Nestle has already debuted its Awesome Burger. ADM manufactures pea proteins to mimic meat flavors and Cargill has gained a strong […]

Coca Cola Freestyle Machines

Coca Cola Freestyle Machines enable the consumer to mix a variety of soft drink flavors to his/her own personal choice. All flavors available in the freestyle machines in the United States and Canada are products of the Coca Cola Company. We confirm that they are all produced under the certification of the Orthodox Union and […]

National Animal Crackers Day – April 18

According to Wikipedia “An animal cracker is a particular type of small cracker or cookie, baked in the shape of an animal, usually an animal either at a zoo or circus, such as a lion, a tiger, a bear, or an elephant. The most common variety is light-colored and slightly sweet, but darker chocolate-flavored and […]

The Tortilla Wrap Hack

Inspired by a Tiktok posting, the “tortilla wrap hack” is the newest trend in light meal preparation. Creating a kosher wrap in this fashion has never been easier. When first introduced it received over 2 billion views on Tiktok. This new wrap also coincides with the fact that Mexican based food has returned as a […]

Liquor & Liqueur That’s Kosher for Passover (And Year-Round)

In The Spirit of The Holiday When enjoyed responsibly, liquor and liqueur products can enhance the Purim (Shulchan Aruch O”C 695:2) and Yom Tov “spirit” (O”C 529:3). While it is certainly preferable to consume alcoholic beverages with a reliable hechsher, during Pesach it is essential to use only such reliably certified drinks. Let us examine […]

GLK’s OU Kosher Line of Veggie Snacks and Food Service Products Keep Pace With Trends

GLK has consistently innovated and adapted throughout its 4 generations of food production history. It was the first to use stainless steel vats to produce kraut as well as vacuum systems for loading and unloading tanks, high-speed vertical form-fill-seal equipment, and an automated shredding and sorting process using state-of-the-art lasers and optics. They’ve also developed […]