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December 7, 2017

Dear Rabbi, Our plant processes and cans fruits and vegetables. The raw fruits and vegetables are, of course, all kosher. Why would I need to receive OU Kosher certification, wouldn’t everyone know that my products are kosher? Can you explain...
They say it’s never too late to follow your dreams, and that’s exactly what Chuao Chocolatier founder Chef Michael Antonorsi did. In his mid-thirties, Chef Michael decided to stop chasing his ego and start following his heart, leaving behind a successful tech career...
When it comes to kosherization, the distinction between steel and glass is a significant factor.  In fact, the kosherization of what was reportedly a stainless-steel reactor sometimes must be delayed or canceled because the OU Kosher field representative supervising the...
Good news! You don’t have to fly across the Atlantic to enjoy The Perla Company mouth-watering puff Italian pastries. And now they’re OU Kosher! Founded in 1988, the company continues to serve as the leader in frozen puff-pastries specialties. From...
Consumer interest in healthy-living is on the rise. According to a new report by Research and Markets, the U.S. nutraceutical market will reach $75.3 billion in 2017 and grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of nearly six percent...
Renowned NYC restauranteur and kosher cookbook author Levana Kirschenbaum has just launched Levana™ Meal Replacement. Unlike most commercial meal replacements, Levana™ Meal Replacement is made with pure plantbased ingredients and provides the nutrients of a complete balanced meal without chemicals...
Dear OU Kosher, We are in the midst of deciding whether to go ahead with submitting our OU application. It has been brought to our marketing team’s attention that there is a growing tendency among kosher consumers to seek OU-certified...
Since kosher law strictly prohibits the consumption of insects, OU Kosher is presented with the challenge of making sure that insect-prone fruits, vegetables, or berries are free of this concern. OU Kosher has made great strides in this area through...
Quality kosher fish oil is in very high demand.  But, it’s not easy to make and calls for a solid commitment to kosher, in many – unusual – ways. To start, the company needs to have a kosher fishery able...
Glucosamine (glucose + amine) is a sweet-tasting amino sugar known to benefit those who suffer from osteoporosis, as it supports the structure and function of joints. It is commonly sold in tablet form, a ready-to-mix powder, or included in a...