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Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival

This year at the 10th annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival, the AKC is excited to certify the competition teams and the two on-site vendors: Keith’s Corner BBQ and Kosher Gourmet. Details below: This Sunday, October 23rd, 2022 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Brook Run Park 4770 North Peachtree Road, Dunwoody,

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Birch Benders – Muffin Mix

The Orthodox Union certifies Birch Benders Muffin Mix as an OU D – Dairy product.  This product contains dairy ingredients, as indicated by the ingredients and allergens statements. Some boxes were printed with a plain OU mark, without the D – Dairy designation. 

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Can All Foods Be Certified Kosher?

Not all foods can be certified Kosher. Pork and shellfish are the most well-known non-Kosher foods. If you come across a Kosher symbol on a smoked ham or a crab…
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Kosher 101: Does the Rabbi bless the food?

The biggest myth about kosher certification is that the process consists of a rabbi blessing the food. That’s not what happens. Kosher is a biblical term that means “fit” or…
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Kosher FAQ’s for Georgia Grown Companies

(Published in the Georgia Grown Newsletter) What are the benefits of AKC Kosher certification for a Georgia Grown company?Kosher certification connects you to customers that you couldn’t have accessed without…
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Kosher 101: Basic Requirements

What is the Difference between Meat, Dairy and Parve Foods? Many kosher laws stem from whether a food or food derivative falls into one of these categories. Because of the…

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