Kosher in Hebrew word “Kasher” or “Kosher” means pure and suitable for human consumption. Kosher Prepared foods must comply with kashrut rules as laid down in Torah. Kosher foods fall into various categories such as pareve, dairy, and animal products or meat. Kosher certifications are essential for foods to be proper and acceptable.
All other foods such as fish eggs, fruit, juices, grains, coffee, soft drink, tea, snacks, and vegetables are classified as Pareve. All foods must be processed in equipment designated to handle pareve foods only.
Equipment used to process meat, dairy must never be used for such products. Eggs should not contain blood spots and fish should have fins and scales. wine has a specific Kosher classification Where the ingredients used need to be Kosher.
All foods that contain milk products must be derived from Kosher animals and should not contain rennet or gelatin and should be processed in Kosher certified utensils and equipment.
Why go Kosher
Awareness about purity and wholesomeness of food is increasing by the day not only Jews prefer for Kosher, even people from other communities search for and buy only Kosher labeled foods. Usage of chemicals, hormones, Hybrid plants, and animals and DNA modification has become common nowadays.
How damaging these foods are is only now being realized and this drives people to look for natural, pure, and organic foods that have been prepared according to well-established traditions. So, market for Kosher certified foods are expanding over the international Markets.
People across North America, South America, Middle East, Europe, Asia, as well as Africa, regardless of their religious affiliation, choose Kosher foods. Kosher foods are considered healthy and pure.
Vegetables and fruits can be infused with pesticides and harmful chemicals that have a severe impact on health.
Kosher foods are grown organically in a natural way and can be trusted to be free of harmful chemicals and pesticides. People are more aware about knowing the origin of foods that Kosher certification gives. There is accountability and traceability in Kosher foods. Foods bearing Kosher label are safe
A food producer or manufacturer wishes to expand and grow, cannot remained confined to a local area. He must go global For food producers and manufacturers; Kosher certification also brings in value addition and a rising demand from advanced markets. By following Kosher laws will reduce impact on environment and health.
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