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When people imagine those involved in giving kosher supervision, and the requisite knowledge to do our job properly, they imagine rabbis in regal robes like the Supreme Court in full session. While the rabbis at OU Kosher do need to...
As BTUS readers are well aware, kosher tastes have evolved significantly from those depicted in yesteryear’s renditions of traditional Jewish fare. As kosher has become mainstream for consumer products not targeted specifically for an ethnic audience, the need for manufacturers...
Ever since Divine deliveries of manna stopped falling, kosher consumers have had to rely on conscientious kashruth supervisors to make certain their food meets the highest standards of kashruth. That’s why the OU’s dedicated team of rabbinic field representatives (RFRs)...
Peterbrooke was founded in 1983 in Jacksonville Florida, with a mission to bring the art of European chocolate making back to the United States. Peterbrooke is "Your Neighborhood Chocolatier" and offers a wide selection of European-styled handmade chocolates. The original...
There are numerous breeds and species that have been consumed for thousands of years, but are now in danger of disappearing. The OU has spent a tremendous amount of resources researching and documenting which avian species were traditionally considered kosher....
Here is a riddle. How can it be that an all-kosher factory uses only kosher ingredients and yet whether the finished product is kosher or not will depend on its appearance? The answer: dairy bread. Kosher law mandates that aside...
Founded in 2004 by Justin Gold, Justin’s makes naturally delicious, palate pleasing nut butters, nut butter snacks and organic peanut butter cups. All products are made with high-quality ingredients that deliver great taste, unique texture and convenient nutrition. Justin’s nut...
Have you ever dreamed about something you knew could never happen? Have you ever wished something in the world would change but never really thought it could become reality? Well, for the many who have dreamed and wished for kosher,...
Newly Certified

December 14, 2015

OU Certification for Hampton Creek’s Just Mayo Means a Better Mayo for Everyone What would it look like if we started over? This is the question we ask at Hampton Creek, a technology company innovating in food. To “start over”...
By Rabbi Akiva Tendler Every OU Kosher certified company maintains a Schedule A through which the OU informs it of which ingredients are approved to be used in kosher products. It also lists other important information such as possible restricted...