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OU, BTUS - Tuesday May 22, 2018 - 5 Pages
“We’re traveling somewhere that does not have much kosher food available.” “Not to worry; I’ll just buy yogurt there, and all will be fine.”  “You wish!” Yogurt seems so simple, but its kosher challenges can be numerous and unexpected. Let’s...
Much Ado About Munching

December 13, 2017

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...
Making Beverages Kosher

December 13, 2017

Primary Kosher Concerns: Apple and orange juice: Although apple and orange juice don’t inherently cause any kosher ingredient issues, the equipment on which they are produced can be problematic. With all other juices, even if the ingredients are straightforward, they...
Chiltis has long been known as the sharpest of spices. In fact, the Talmud states that if a cow were to swallow a whole chiltis plant, it could be assumed that it would not live out the year. If one...
With all the RTD infusions flooding the market these days, you’d think that people are imbibing a lot more these days. But according to a top CEO in the beverage industry, consumers are drinking the same amount as they always...
The Joy of Jonica Juice

December 7, 2017

If your palate craves a rich, natural fruity taste, Jonica Juice´s fruit purees and puree concentrates more than answers the call. This versatile product creates fruit juices, juice drinks and smoothies, as well as jams, fruit fillings and dressings, the...
The Power of a Label

December 7, 2017

In the world of kosher, labels are not just marketing tools or sources of information as to nutritional information or calorie counts.  For the kosher consumer, labels – specifically, the kosher symbols that appear on them – serve as the guidelines...
Back in 1928, Jacob Amsellem, then a sought-after butcher in the Jewish community of Casablanca, created a delicious dry beef sausage recipe. The sausage became an instant hit, and has been enjoyed in Europe for the last decade, especially in...
As the kosher market continues to flourish, Karma Culture, the manufacturer of Karma Wellness Water has proudly gone OU Kosher. Comprised of two distinct product lines - Karma Wellness Water (vitamin-enhanced) and Karma Probiotics (a shelf-stable probiotic beverage), the company...
Edible oil and oil by-products, such as fatty acids and lecithin, are essential ingredients in almost every food industry. OU Kosher receives requests daily from companies around the world, including the most remote areas of the Amazon Jungles. Let’s take...