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No Tricks at Tricking Springs Creamery: OU Certification Expands Consumer Market Base Tricking Springs Creamery was founded in 2001 in Chambersburg, PA by two friends, Gerald Byers and Myron Miller, with the goal of processing premium milk from local farmers...
Tropical and Irresistible Hawaiian Host® Chocolate Covered Macadamias are OU Certified Hawaiian Host®, Inc., the manufacturer of Hawaii’s original chocolate covered macadamias, has officially received kosher certification from the Orthodox Union. The kosher certification aligns with the company’s mission of...
Rabbi Belsky was an internationally acclaimed scholar of Jewish law, whose opinions and rulings on the most sensitive of kosher law issues were sought after by the multitudes. Rabbi Belsky, who was born in New York in 1938 and who...
Like every foodie on the planet, kosher consumers love to eat anything Italian. And now, thanks to OU Kosher, they’ve got even more to love. Rabbi Nachum Rabinowitz, the OU’s Senior Rabbinic Coordinator reports a steady rise in Italian companies...
One of the more challenging considerations when evaluating a factory that produces both kosher and non-kosher is dealing with their shared utilities, such as a common boiler. If a factory produces both kosher and non-kosher products, even if the products...
Newly Certified

March 21, 2016

Adirondack Distilling Company Crafts Four Award-Winning OU Kosher Products The Adirondack Distilling Company is a craft distillery headquartered in Utica, NY (halfway between Syracuse and Albany). With its first production taking place in November 2012, the award-winning distillery now makes...
Fresh water is innocuous from a kosher perspective, but when reclaimed from a non-kosher production it can have serious implications for future kosher productions. Here are four cases where a company has reclaimed or reused water from one production for...
In Their Own Words

March 21, 2016

National Raisin Cherishes its Longtime OU Certification as Symbol of Quality and Social Responsibility     National Raisin Company was started in 1969 by three brothers, Ernest, Krikor and Kenneth Bedrosian. The company was established as a collective bargaining concern because the...
Kosher Fat: Edible oil and by-products such as fatty acids and lecithin are a necessary ingredient in almost every food industry. As a result, the demand for kosher oil has increased globally for the ever-expanding kosher market. In this article...
Food! For some people, food is just fuel to keep their bodies going. They may have several foods that they like and eat on a regular basis, and that’s okay as long as they are reasonably healthy. Other people, like...