Posts Tagged: Kosherfest Results 6
(JTA) — “Caution: Meat and dairy sampling on show floor,” read a sign at the entrance to Meadowlands Exposition Center.
Those who suffer from claustrophobia but possess a deep and abiding love of Jewish food — especially when it’s being given away in free samples — always have to face the cost-benefit analysis when considering whether to attend Kosherfest. The annual two-day mega food conference held at the Meadowlands Expo each year draws thousands of food-industry professionals and kosher certifiers, and no shortage of mommy bloggers, Instagram celebrities and hungry press representatives with eyes bigger than their stomach (my very own category!).
Since the whole point of chicken nuggets is bite-sized convenience, showing off the world’s largest one — as Empire Kosher Poultry plans to do tomorrow — seems a bit oxymoronic, kind of like “jumbo shrimp.”
Kosherfest, the largest (and only) kosher food industry trade show in the world, hosted its 24th annual expo in Secaucus, NJ, on November 13th and 14th. Thousands of players in the kosher food world show up each year, from giants like Manischewitz, Streit’s and Osem, to the godfathers of kosher certification, including the big four: the Orthodox Union, Circle K, Star-K and Kof-K.