Pistachios with a Clean Label

Millennials Seek Clean Labels, and Lean Further into Kosher Certification.

The world’s largest consumer base holds transparency as top priority, keeping both these standard sets in high demand.  Can they help your brand too? In 2020, Millennials (those born between 1981 and 1996, according to one definition[i]) have surpassed Baby ...
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Ilana Klein

Large, Digital, Gold Numbers Changing from 2017 to 2018

QuicKosher January 2018

Dear OK Kosher Client, We hope you are having a great start to 2018! For OK Kosher, 2017 has been another year of continued improvement and growth in all areas.  We are happy to share with you that we have hired additional ...
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Dina Fraenkel

Someone Looking at the FDA Nutritional Label on a Food Product in a Store

Can the FDA’s label changes be an opportunity for your brand?

Dear OK Kosher Customer, As you may know, the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) has taken a major step by requiring updated nutritional information for most packaged foods sold in the United States. This new regulation means that most ...
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Dina Fraenkel

OK Kosher's Award for Best of Brooklyn 2014 in Kosher Foods

OK Kosher Selected for Best of Brooklyn 2014 Award

Brooklyn Award Program Honors the Achievement   BROOKLYN April 23, 2014 OK Kosher Certification has been selected for the 2014 Best of Brooklyn Award in the Kosher Food Products category by the Brooklyn Award Program.   Each year, the Brooklyn ...
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Dina Fraenkel

Bowl of Fermented Red Carmine Powder for Kosher Food Creation

Fermented Red – A Game Changer?

Courtesy of Chr. Hansen   Ed. Note: Carmine, a popular red colorant, is not kosher due to the prohibition of insect derived foods. A synthetic version is a major contribution to kosher food production.   The ability to produce natural ...
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Dina Fraenkel

Angelic Bakehouse Kosher Certified Sprouted Seven Grain Bread

Sprouting a Successful Future

GMO-­‐FREE GRAINS, NATIONAL KOSHER CERTIFICATION AND NEW NAME POSITION CYBROS THE SPROUTED BAKEHOUSE FOR CONTINUED GROWTH Cybros the Sprouted Bakehouse, a leading producer of fresh sprouted grain breads, today announced that it will use only non-­genetically modified grains, natural sunflower ...
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Dina Fraenkel

Terressentia Fine Beverages Goes Kosher

Terressentia, maker of unique, locally produced flavored alcoholic beverages, recently entered into a kosher certification agreement with OK Kosher Certification. The newly kosher certified products, under the brand name Local Choice, include Vodka, Strawberry Kiwi Flavored Vodka, Espresso Flavored Vodka, ...
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Dina Fraenkel

Sweet Tammy’s Wins Kosherfest Award

With a slogan of “Our ovens are always warm, and you are always welcome,” its no wonder that Sweet Tammy’s is known for its mouthwatering, kosher and dairy-free baked goods. They were recently recognized for their dedication to superb taste ...
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Dina Fraenkel

OK Visits Kellogg Company For Innovative Kosher Education Seminar

On November 27, Rabbi Chaim Fogelman and Rabbi Yankel Wilschanski represented OK Kosher Certification at Kellogg Company’s headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan for an innovative kosher education seminar. Kellogg is always looking for ways to improve its kosher program and ...
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Dina Fraenkel

HomeFree Wins About.com 2012 Readers’ Choice Award For Best Allergy Friendly Sweets

Windham, NH (PRWEB) HomeFree, LLC recently announced that HomeFree cookies have been selected as the About.com 2012 Readers’ Choice Award winner for best allergy friendly sweets. Now in its fifth year, the About.com Readers’ Choice Awards honor the best products, ...
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Dina Fraenkel

Exter BV: Pure Taste From the Authentic Kitchen

Savor the authentic taste of traditional cuisine. The flavor of food of days gone by. That’s the essence of Exter. The pure flavor of traditional food made from ingredients sourced from nature and the farm. Food cooked like your grandmother ...
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Dina Fraenkel

Post® Cereals and OK Kosher Certification – Providing the Best to the Kosher Consumer

One of the greatest accomplishments of the kosher food industry was making mainstream products in the commercial cereal market kosher. When I think of breakfast cereal, the iconic Post® logo immediately comes to mind – that ubiquitous red oval logo ...
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Dina Fraenkel

As Passover Nears, These Rabbis Are Getting Out Their Blowtorches

*Originally published in The Wall Street Journal. We are told that Rabbi Chaim Fogelman, Director of Education and Editor-in-Chief of Kosher Spirit, is the second orthodox rabbi to ever grace its front cover. Working 24/6 to Get the Leavened Bread ...
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Dina Fraenkel

OK Kosher Meets with ConAgra CEO

Late in August, Rabbi Don Yoel Levy, CEO of OK Kosher Supervision (also known as “Circle K Kosher”) presented ConAgra Foods CEO Gary Rodkin with a plaque recognizing more than four decades of collaboration between the two firms. But it ...
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Dina Fraenkel

Welcome, Rabbi Eli Lando!

Rabbi Eli Lando recently joined the staff of the OK as Chief Customer Relations Officer. Rabbi Lando was born and raised in Israel where he received ordination as a rabbi.  Rabbi Lando is also a graduate of UBC Business Sauder ...
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Dina Fraenkel

UAS Laboratories Joins Legion of Thousands of OK Kosher Certified Companies

UAS Laboratories, Inc., “The Probiotic Company”, headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, is one of the latest additions to OK Kosher Certification’s legion of kosher certified companies. UAS specializes in production of probiotics and other supplements, including acidophilus, coenzyme Q-10, joint ...
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Dina Fraenkel

NY Area Costco Stores Honored by OK Kosher

Where can you find high-end food products, combined with top-notch kosher supervision and warehouse prices? Five Costco stores in the New York area provide this unique, niche product line, serving a large community of price-conscious and kosher-conscious consumers. For over ...
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Dina Fraenkel