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Kosher Wine 101

We’ve begun to see an increase in boutique wineries interested in OU Kosher certification. So we decided to go back to the basics in understanding the primary types of kosher wine and what they are best paired with. OU Kosher Consumer Disclaimer: Please note, when making kosher wine purchases make certain to look for the […]

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There’s no denying it – I’m addicted to Instagram food posts. It’s like a little window to the world I can hold in the palm of my hand. One of the hottest sources of inspiration for my food choices and recipes comes from Instagram. Like a lot of people, I’m always thinking about, “What am […]

The Brew on Kosher Kombucha Tea

OU Kosher Certification recently began to see a trend in brands interested in producing and certifying kosher kombucha tea. Kombucha tea is made by fermenting kombucha and bacteria with black tea, sugar, and other natural ingredients. Because of the bacteria involved in the fermenting process of OU kosher kombucha, the OU does not advise that […]

OU Kosher Trends from the Winter Fancy Food Show 2018

OU Kosher Trends from the Winter Fancy Food Show 2018 OU Kosher had so much fun at the Specialty Food Association Winter Fancy Food Show 2018. We came, we saw, we sampled. (Okay, we sampled a lot.) It was great to meet with all the OU Kosher-certified companies. Here’s the kosher scoop as to what’s […]

OU Kosher Cheese: Why some of America’s top cheese brands are now going kosher

It’s early morning in the Sardinian countryside and a farmer is milking his sheep while an Orthodox Jewish kosher supervisor looks on. The supervisor, known as a mashgiach, is sleeping in the farmer’s barn, and he’ll be there all week. Welcome to the world of kosher cheesemaking. The weeklong kosher cheese run in Sardinia is […]

Build a Better Kosher Smoothie Bowl

2018 food trends aside, kosher smoothie bowls are here to stay PLEASE CONSULT THE OU’S GUIDELINES FOR CHECKING FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Smoothie bowls entered the foodie scene, not as a way to replace the smoothie in a cup, but rather to enhance it. Instead of drinking your entire smoothie in a few short gulps, the smoothie bowl allows for […]

Much Ado About Munching

One can scarcely calculate the amount of comforts and conveniences that constantly pepper our lives. The light bulb. The automobile. The dishwasher. We rarely, if ever, think about the work-hours and brain-power that went into creating these items. Could Einstein have known that the revolution he wrought in understanding the universe would affect how the […]

What’s Booming in Kosher Beverages?

OU Kosher Supervision has a Presence in Almost all Packing Plants Making Most Beverages Kosher With all the ready to drink  products flooding the market these days, you’d think that people are drinking a lot more. But according to a top CEO in the beverage industry, consumers are drinking the same amount as they always […]

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OU Kosher Halacha Yomis: Chanukah

Which oils or candles should be used to light Chanukah lights Whether olive oil and wax candles can be used at the same time The types of oils or candles which should not be used for Chanukah lights Whether one can use wax candles after using olive oil the first night of Chanukah Which Oils […]