Industrial Kosher Articles

Textures Trending in Food Products

The other night I was craving pasta. It was like an obsession had hijacked my brain and I couldn’t focus on anything else. If I didn’t have pasta I felt as if I’d go insane. Crazy, but I know you know that feeling, when you desire a specific food, not because you’re hungry, but because […]

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When an exciting product obtains its Kosher certification, a certain buzz goes through the Kosher world. It’s the buzz of Whatsapp and Facebook chats lighting up as friends alert each other that something unique and delicious is now available for their consumption. The Kosher market can, at times, feel limited. In an increasingly online world, […]

Want Nut Butter? Try Buff Bake

By Rachel Leff OU Marketing Coordinator At a recent food show, I noticed that butters of all types were everywhere. As consumers change their diets to fit fashion and health trends, more and more foods are adapting to the changes as well. A major adapter is these different types of butters including nut butter. Nutritionists […]

Kosherfest, Still Amazing 30 Years Later: OU Kosher’s Marketing Director Looks Back on the Growth of a Show and an Industry

Thirty years ago, when I was a much younger version of myself, I remember sitting in a staff meeting at Lubicom Marketing Consulting, discussing Menachem Lubinsky’s vision for a kosher food tradeshow. In 1988 I was the Show Coordinator for the International Jewish Life Expo for which Lubicom provided public relations and advertising services. The […]

Discovering the most innovative food products at SIAL Paris

By: Phyllis Koegel Marketing Director, OU Kosher Every two years, SIAL, a unique global food event, attracts over 150,000 of the world’s leading retail and foodservice buyers. SIAL, which takes place at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte in France, October 21 -25, 2018, is a five-day event and one of the most […]

New to the OU: Drake’s Organic Spirits Goes OU Kosher

Launched in 2017, Drake’s is already redefining quality standards in the organic spirits industry. And has the medals to prove it. Drake’s Organic White Rum recently took the Gold Medal in the Rum category and Silver in the Vodka category at the Asia International Spirits Competition held in Hong Kong. Previously, Drake’s Organic White Rum […]

New to the OU: Southern Okie Gourmet Spreads the Good News Resourcefulness Turned Delicious

Gina Hollingsworth, owner and creator of Southern Okie Gourmet Spreads, will be the first to tell you that she is a true Southerner at heart. Born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, she left home when she was eighteen for the city of her dreams, Nashville, Tennessee. A graduate of the internationally acclaimed Mike Curb College of Entertainment […]

Enjoy “Snowflakes” Candy

Have Your Sweets and Stay Healthy Too! Looking for a delicious and healthful sweet that satisfies the palate and body? Try some Snowflakes. Realizing the virtually non-existence of health-conscious confections, Kenney Joyal, owner of Snowflakes, a flourishing new candy company, has helped fill the void with a unique sugar-free candy made with only two ingredients, […]

Genetic Food Modification and Kosher Law Are They Compatible?

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness,”from Charles Dickens’ classic book, A Tale of Two Cities. The author’s famous words aptly sum up how our high-tech generation relates to genetically modified foods (GM foods grown with scientifically modified […]

Meet Rabbi Avraham Juravel – Consummate RFR

OU Kosher recently celebrated a milestone that only a few Rabbinic Field Representatives can claim to have reached. When Rabbi Avraham Juravel recently landed in North Dakota, he officially marked the 50th State in the Union in which he offered his extensive OU Kosher expertise. We took this opportunity to interview Rabbi Juravel about his […]