Alcoholic beverages must bear certification to be used for Passover. There are numerous issues involving what the alcohol is made from, the equipment it is produced in, and the fermentation process itself. We encourage all Kosher consumers to find alcoholic beverages with reliable certification or to abstain for the eight days of Passover.
Almond meal is approved for Passover use without special Passover certification when bearing the OU symbol.
The following are OU certified Almond Milk in the “original” variety can be used for the infirm and children who need an alternative to standard milk on Passover: ALMOND MILK ORIGINAL 365 Everyday Value Almond Breeze (Original) Almond Breeze Unsweetened Almondsense Essential Everyday FredMeyer Fresh & Easy Friendly Farms Full Circle H-E-B Hy-vee Laura Lynn…
All unflavored bottled water, seltzer and sparkling water is Kosher for Passover, even without any Kosher supervision.
Both light and dark brown sugar require special supervision since chametz derivatives may be used in production.
The following OU certified coconut milk in the “original” variety can be used for the infirm and children who need an alternative to standard milk on Passover: COCONUT MILK ORIGINAL COCONUT DREAM Another alternative would be to use a Kosher certified almond milk or soy milk which does not contain chametz.
All unflavored ground coffees are acceptable for Passover use when bearing an OU. Decaffeinated coffee: Coffee is often decaffeinated by means of ethyl acetate, which is derived from either kitniyot or chometz. Therefore, decaffeinated coffees are not acceptable for Passover unless specifically listed in the section of the Passover guide which contains items that do not…
Dried fruits are usually treated with oils derived from kitniyos and therefore require special Passover certification.
All extra virgin olive oils are Kosher for Passover, as long as it bears the OU symbol All other oils (including olive oil) require a reliable Kosher for Passover certification to be consumed on Passover.