Most Americans eat some kosher food every day, but chances are they’re not aware of it. Take a walk down the aisles of any supermarket and you will see that certification appears on over 60% of America’s produced foods that are certified kosher, from the coveted Oreo to the thirst-quenching Coca-Cola. Over $150 billion of kosher certified products are consumed annually, and spending continues to rise dramatically.
The information below is only applicable for Passover 2017
Dried fruits are usually treated with oils derived from kitniyos and therefore require special Passover certification.
Certification gives a product a competitive edge that makes it sell faster, thus causing supermarkets to favor brands with certification.