Latest Hechsher Stories

2014-05-30 23:07:34

Sohha Yogurt, “New York’s Best Yogurt” – according to New York Magazine, is now certified kosher by the KOF-K. It is unusual for small food start-ups to go kosher within the first year of their inception, but Sohha’s owners wanted to make their pure, wholesome product available to the widest possible segment of the New York population. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 When Angela and John Fout’s daughter Savana turned six months old and was ready for solid food, they scanned...

2013-12-16 23:01:51

In order to meet growing demand in 2013, EarthKosher announces affordable kosher certification payment options for any business. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Leading kosher certification agency, EarthKosher, announces affordable kosher certification. Any business looking to become certified can now look to Earth Kosher for affordable certification that is high-quality. For businesses to qualify to be “kosher”, a company's products need to be fit to use in application in...

2013-08-29 23:27:38

All 11 flavors of Earth Cafe Living Foods' decadent cheesecakes are now Kosher Certified through Earth Kosher. Laguna Niguel, Cailifornia (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Earth Cafe Living Foods has done it again! The nation's first and leading gluten-free raw vegan dessert brand has now added "Kosher Certified" to all 11 flavors of their decadent desserts. Earth Cafe's cheesecakes were already gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and made by hand with organic...

2012-02-15 10:28:00

Museum Scientists help Orthodox Union analyze nematodes in canned sardines, capelin eggs When rabbis from the Orthodox Union started finding worms in cans of sardines and capelin eggs, they turned to scientists at the American Museum of Natural History to answer a culturally significant dietary question: could these foods still be considered kosher? Using a technique called "DNA barcoding" at the Museum's Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, researchers identified the species and...

2011-12-06 08:00:00

Consumers can nominate and vote online for their favorite kosher products, restaurants, food personalities, travel destinations and more. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller, the worldâs largest Jewish food community, announced the launch of the first annual Best of Kosher awards, an online contest recognizing the best of kosher in ten exciting categories, as voted by visitors to JoyofKosher.com. Beginning Monday, December 5th through January...

2010-12-15 07:25:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Geliko, the world leader in kosher beef gelatin production, is pleased to announce that all of its gelatin products are certified kosher pareve for Passover and year-round use by the Orthodox Union. "We are pleased to be able to certify a kosher gelatin with characteristics that comply with the OU's kosher standards as well as satisfy customers' unique product specifications. The exceptional properties of Geliko gelatin make it an ingredient which...

2009-09-22 10:38:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. MarketTrend: Kosher- and Halal-Certified Foods in the U.S. http://www.reportlinker.com/p0119235/MarketTrend-Kosher--and-Halal-Certified-Foods-in-the-US.html MarketTrend: Kosher- and Halal-Certified Foods in the U.S. delivers an in-depth analysis of the market for kosher and halal foods in the United States, with an emphasis on opportunities in the mainstream...

2008-09-15 09:00:58

Medical Nutrition USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDNU) today announced the introduction of a significant flavor enhancement and Kosher certification for its line of Pro-Stat(R) liquid proteins. Pro- Stat, of which over 50 million servings have been administered in health care facilities, has been clinically proven to aid in healing pressure ulcers and treating protein energy malnutrition. The new Wild Cherry Punch enhanced flavor has met with overwhelmingly enthusiastic response in tests with clinicians...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'