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April 30, 2013

Loeb's has launched a new condiment topping that is the only kosher pareve and vegan crunchy onion topping available on store shelves, the company said.

NEW YORK — Loeb's has launched a new condiment topping that is the only kosher pareve and vegan crunchy onion topping available on store shelves, the company said.

June 20, 2012

A class action lawsuit recently was filed against ConAgra Foods for claiming that its Hebrew National products are kosher, the company confirmed.

OMAHA, Neb. — A class action lawsuit recently was filed against ConAgra Foods for claiming that its Hebrew National products are kosher, the company confirmed.

Hebrew National, a more-than-100-year-old brand known for its hot dogs and other packaged products, has touted kosher status since its establishment, ConAgra Foods said, who added that this lawsuit "is without merit."

June 12, 2012

More than one-quarter of new food and beverage products introduced in 2011 touted a kosher on-package claim, according to Mintel.

CHICAGO — More than one-quarter of new food and beverage products introduced in 2011 touted a kosher on-package claim, according to Mintel.

October 28, 2011

Whole Foods is taking the opportunity to reach out to its Jewish consumers by reminding them that it has a number of kosher-certified items for Hannukah, which begins Dec. 20.

AUSTIN — Whole Foods is taking the opportunity to reach out to its Jewish consumers by reminding them that it has a number of kosher-certified items for Hannukah, which begins Dec. 20.

The retailer is touting its availability of whole organic turkeys, pumpkin puree and roasted chestnuts to latkes, matzo meal and Hanukkah gelt (chocolate coins).

Specifically, Whole Foods is offering:

  • Potato pancake, whole wheat matzo meal, latkes, natural cake, stuffing and soup mixes from Streit's, a family-owned purveyor of kosher food since 1925;

July 5, 2011

Delivering fresh food to underserved communities doesn’t necessarily mean giving up shelf space.


Delivering fresh food to underserved communities doesn’t necessarily mean giving up shelf space.


May 31, 2011

Winn-Dixie has completed the remodeling of its Miami-area store in Aventura that will better cater to the community's Jewish residents with expanded kosher offerings.

MIAMI — Winn-Dixie has completed the remodeling of its Miami-area store in Aventura that will better cater to the community's Jewish residents with expanded kosher offerings.

The remodeled store also features a cleaner, more modern and attractive setting, hardwood flooring throughout the produce, deli and bakery departments, and a dedicated area offering free Wi-Fi access and complimentary coffee, the company reported.

April 4, 2011

Grocer A&P has kicked off a new initiative to expand its Kosher product offerings in time for the Passover holiday season.

MONTVALE, N.J. — Grocer A&P has kicked off a new initiative to expand its Kosher product offerings in time for the Passover holiday season.

From now through April 28, Passover shoppers at select A&P, Pathmark, Waldbaum's and Food Emporium stores serving Jewish communities throughout the tri-state area will find new and improved Kosher grocery selections, the retailer stated. Enhanced offerings include Kosher prepared foods and deli meats.