OUDirect Update

OUDirect continues to support the operations of the 5500+ certified companies in our family with its newly updated customer platform.

OUDirect’s fresh look offers innovative features that simplify your day to day Kosher certification operations. With increased efficiency and greater customization, OUDirect provides 24-hour access to your OU Kosher program in a secure online environment.

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Enjoy Your New Custom Dashboard

See your kosher program highlights at a glance

Print Your Kosher Certificate

  • Fast and easy product selection
  • Filter per any combination of product, brand, plant
  • Custom formatting of certificates
  • In-house labels
  • Private labels

OUDirect ImageManage Your Ingredient and Product Listings

  • View and download your ingredient/product lists
  • Submit and track your ingredient/product requests


Search Universal Kosher Database (UKD)

  • Source your ingredients by searching the UKD
  • All available products meet the OU’s Kosher standards
  • Search by product name, company, brand, UKD-ID

Download Certification Trademarks

OU certification trademarks are available to address all your kosher needs


OUDirect ImageView and Maintain Your Contact Information

  • Add new company/plant contacts
  • Update existing information
  • Manage subscription to email notifications

OUDirect ImageFinancial Overview

Financial details are available


Phyllis Koegel
As the Marketing Director for OU Kosher, the world’s leading Kosher certifying agency, Phyllis is responsible for the marketing and new business development by assisting food producers worldwide obtain OU Kosher certification for their products. Phyllis developed an early passion for consumer behavior and marketing. She joined the Orthodox Union in 2006 after serving as Marketing Manager for Sabra Hummus. At Sabra Hummus, she helped launch the hummus category to the American market. Hummus became a staple in American households and grew to a billion-dollar food category. Sabra Hummus was purchased by Pepsico in 2008 and has grown to over $1 billion in annual sales. Prior to joining Sabra, Phyllis was involved in the development and success of the International Kosherfest Trade show. As Show Director from 1989 – 2002, she worked with thousands of Kosher food manufacturers and oversaw the strategic planning and execution of the show. Phyllis was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. She obtained an MBA in Marketing from Pace University in 1988. She now lives in Woodmere, N.Y. and has three children and sixteen grandchildren.