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OU KOSHER Senior Rabbi To Address Lima, Peru Conference, Nov 8

The worldwide nature of OU Kosher will be demonstrated once again on Thursday, November 8, when Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator and Vice President of Marketing and Communications of the Orthodox Union Kashrut Division, will deliver a web presentation (webinar) to a conference on the Organic and Kosher Foods Market in the United […]

OU AmCham Webinar Peru

(Lima) 26 of October 2007.- The American Chamber of Commerce of Peru (Amcham Peru) announces the following two day seminar “The Organic and Kosher Foods Market in the United States”, which will take place the 7th and 8th of November from 6:00 a 8:30 p.m., in the offices of AmCham Peru (Av. Ricardo Palma 836 – Miraflores, Lima- Peru).

OU Kosher Senior Rabbi To Address Food Ingredients Conference In London, Oct 31

Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator and Vice President of Marketing and Communications at OU Kosher, based in New York, will cross the pond later this month to speak on “The Growing Kosher Market,” at the Fi (Food Ingredients) Europe Conference 2007, to be held in London October 30-November 1.

OU Universal Kosher Database Now Available to the Public

The Universal Kosher Database, (UKD), a listing of thousands of certified products, has gone public, and suppliers and distributors who work with OU Kosher certified companies are the beneficiaries of the decision. Now they will be able to easily secure Letters of Certification, signed by OU Kosher CEO Rabbi Menachem Genack.

OU Announces New Edition of OU Guide to Checking Fruits, Vegetables, and Berries

The Orthodox Union, conscious of challenges today’s consumers are faced with when it comes to keeping kosher, announced today the release of the second edition of The OU Guide to Checking Fruits, Vegetables and Berries, a comprehensive guide designed to promote awareness in areas of insect infestation in fruits, vegetables, and berries.

Kosherfest 2007

  Kosherfest 2007 will showcase the latest in kosher food and beverage November 11-12, 2007 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. New for 2007, Restaurant Row highlighting the latest in new, exciting kosher restaurants in the tri-state area; Kosher 2007 State of the Industry featuring Menachem Lubinsky, Kosherfest founder and president of Lubicom; and […]

“Achieving Success in America:” An Educational Seminar for Foreign Trade Commissions and Consulates

Food Management Partners, the Orthodox Union and the Food Institute joined forces to present “Achieving Success In America,” a seminar to educate foreign trade commissions and consulates about the correct procedures needed for international food manufacturers to successfully launch their products in the U.S.

October 10th, 2007
Orthodox Union Headquarters, 11 Broadway
Manhattan, New York
9:00AM-12:00PM

Jelly Belly Candy Gourmet Confectionery Now OU KOSHER

In the confectionery world, a few names stand out in the minds of consumers. Jelly Belly® jelly beans, are among those confections that enjoy worldwide brand name recognition and loyal consumer following. The manufacturer, Jelly Belly Candy Company headquartered in Fairfield, Calif., has switched from another kosher certification to make Jelly Belly jelly beans and all of its confectionery products OU Kosher effective later this summer. This support can only increase with the decision to become OU Kosher.

OU Kosher Essay Contest Winners

Hadassah Goldman, Grade 8, YBH of Passaic-Hillel Chaya Meth, Grade 7, Bais Yaakov Baltimore Chevie Pahmer, Grade 7, YBH of Passaic-Hillel Abby Sanfield, Grade 7, Maimonides Torah Academy Sarah Sanfield, Grade 5, Maimonides Torah Academy Zachary Weiner, Grade 7, Manhattan Day School

Contest Winners 2012

KASHRUT – MORE THAN JUST A SYMBOL ON A BOX by Hannah Kark, Grade 9, DAT High School, Denver CO KASHRUT: LONG–TERM GAINS IN A WORLD OF COMPROMISES by Shmuel Michaels, Grade 9, DAT High School, Denver CO KASHRUT by Michelle Natanova, Grade 8, Yeshivat Ohr Haiim, Queens, NY WHAT IS G-D TEACHING ME WITH […]