Behind the Union Symbol

Summer 2007

  • Jelly Belly Candy Company Steps Up to OU Kosher Certification: Sunkist Fruit Gems and Fruit Slices Are Now Made By the Company Known for the Finest Jelly Beans
  • Spangler and the OU: Make a Dandy, Candy Combination
  • From the Editor:
    Zachlawi Fig Arak
  • Personal Notes
    by Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran
  • Transitioning Traditional Kosher Brands to the Mainstream: There are two new truths in the kosher food industry. FIRST, kosher isn’t just gefilte fish and borscht anymore. SECOND, a typical kosher shopper isn’t a bubbie named Sadie Rosenberg.

    by Gayle Schindler
  • OU and Tribune Company Affiliate to Place Cents-Off Coupon Inserts in Major Newspapers Nationwide, in Certified Kosher Marketing Initiative
  • The OU’s Spice Maven: Tells Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme

    by Rabbi Israel Rothenberg
  • OU Companies Speak:
    Adding Spice to Life: Gel Spice Company Proudly Displays OU Symbol on its Products
  • OU Certification Enhances R.L Schreiber, Inc.’s Quality Culture
  • The flowering of La Flor: A Spice Company Blossoms Under OU Certification
  • What’s New With Nu? A Spice Company Grows, With Its OU Certification
  • Foran Puts Spice in the OU
  • Schiff Food Products Spices Up Its Customers’ Business
  • The Move Away From Trans Fats & Your OU Kosher Program

    by Rabbi Chaim Goldberg
  • Kosher Organic: A Natural (And Profitable) Match

    by Bayla Sheva Brenner
  • Is Your OU Kosher Program Running Smoothly
  • The China Syndrome: Booming in Finances and in Kosher Too

    by Rabbi Mordechai Grunberg
  • A Fine China For The Kosher Palate: OU Business Is Booming in the Steadily Growing Giant

    by Rabbi Donneal Epstein
  • Going Kosher has Become Good Business in China

    by Evan Osnos (Chicago Tribune)
  • An Ingredient for Success: The IAR Ensures Standards That The Consumer Associates With OU Kosher Certification

    by Rabbi Raymond Morrison
  • Rabbi, Wine is Fine, but Liquor?: Interesting Kosher Issues in the Liquor Industry
    by Rabbi Aharon Brun-Kestler
  • OU Companies Speak:
    Anticipation is Bubbling Over for Zachlawi Fig Arak
  • Here Are the Cold Facts About Iceberg Vodka Corporation
  • A Pasteurizer Speaks Out: Being Kosherized and Loving It

    by: Rabbi Avrohom Stone
  • Don’t Look Now, But Nanotechnology Deals With Substances You Can’t See, But Have An Impact On Kosher!

    by Rabbi Eliyahu W. Ferrell
  • Kosher Food For the Princeton Tiger: How the Ou Partners With the Dining Hall at the Ivy League Campus
  • OU/SGS Partnership: Sub-Title: To Enable Simultaneous Kosher Supervision and Certification Audits

    by Rabbi Gad Buchbinder