Consumer Kosher Articles

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 […]

Kosher Food Trends We Will be Seeing in 2021 

COVID-19 has upended almost every aspect of our daily lives, not the least of which includes our eating and food-purchasing habits. Ordering take-out, having groceries delivered and cooking at home are some major lifestyle changes. Newly certified Kosher products are a direct correlation of what’s going on in the world of food. At OU Kosher, we get the chance to forecast […]

The Explosion of Hot Cocoa Bombs

Making kosher hot cocoa bombs has never been easier. Hot cocoa bombs, or hot chocolate cocoa bombs have become a social media tour de force. On TikTok, the hashtag #hotchocolatebombs has been used more than 181 million times and on Instagram the hashtag #hotchocolatebombs has over 167,000 posts. What is the cause of such hysteria? […]

Living In A Sustainable World

Food sustainability speaks to the notion that by year 2050 there will be 9.7 billion people in the world who need to be fed and asks how will the mechanics in place needed to produce this food not hurt the environment. It’s also concerned with not depleting earth’s water supply. One example of a company […]

Enjoy Your Kosher Breakfast With These New Products  

OU kosher certified companies have released a slew of new breakfast-type products. These products cover a wide gamut in terms of taste and choice. For instance, General Mills has unveiled a new keto-friendly cereal, Nestle and Aldi have come out with new creative tastes for their coffee creamers, Skinny Mix introduced sugar free coffee syrups, […]

Stocking A Kosher “Pantry”

For all intents and purposes, the second wave of Covid-19 has arrived. That being the case, there are two primary reasons to stock up on kosher food in one shopping excursion. First, manufacturer’s supply chains can be negatively affected. By stocking up on kosher food you can become immune to this. Second, to avoid unnecessary […]

Being Kosher And Healthy

According to an ADM report, as 2021 approaches, consumers will be focused on health and wellness, thus putting nutrition at the forefront. OU Kosher has hyper-specialized companies focused on nutrition. When taking a holistic approach towards the foods and beverages we eat, the benefits can be extraordinary. In Covid times, looking to strengthen the immune […]

Kosher Hard Seltzer: The New Option In Alcoholic Beverages

Hard seltzer is in vogue and it is easy to see why. This carbonated, flavored, low-alcohol drink is highly delectable. The alcohol contained in hard seltzer is typically made from fermented sugar, but it can also be made from fermented barley malt. Hard seltzers contain 4.5-7% alcohol by volume (ABV). Advantages of hard seltzer over […]

A Kosher Charcuterie Board

Currently, we find ourselves in the thralls of a pandemic. This being the case, time is of the essence. Compartmentalizing chores and responsibilities has become essential. Preparing meals all the time can be arduous. An option is to take advantage of a kosher charcuterie board where in a small amount of time you can tastefully […]

Kosher Plant-Based Foods

Plant-based products are now able to closely mimic the taste and texture of meat and dairy items. However, unlike meat and dairy items, plant-based products are not animal-based, rather they draw their form and taste from fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, oils, whole grains, legumes, or beans. Although “plants” are usually classified as Kosher from the […]