Something Old And Something New For Every Body At Kosherfest 2009

kosher symbols good oneI was very excited when I read the following press release from Vicki Garfinkel from Andover Communications. I love kosher food, especially kosher food and beverage products that everybody can enjoy! Here is the press release sent from Andover Comunications describing what’s in store, and what will be in stores in the months to come!  If you are a kosher foodie, you will definitely want to attend this event.   I will be on site interviewing both exhibitors and attendees about their food and beverage products. Note to self: start diet after Kosherfest 2009.

From Andover Communications – New trends emerge at the #1 kosher food and beverage trade event serving the retail, foodservice, manufacturing and distribution industries.  Once again, Kosherfest will take place at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ October 27 – 28, 2009 ( The show will give visitors a taste of the latest & greatest in the kosher food & beverage industry from around the globe, with more than 13 countries represented.  According to research by the Mintel organization, kosher was the leading claim on new products in 2007 and 2009.

New Products Competition – Marriott, Glenpointe, NJ – Oct 15, 2009

Calling all new kosher product manufacturers!!  Exhibitors are invited to enter their new kosher products in the Kosherfest New Products Competition, which awards prizes in 17 categories.  The Competition will be held in New York City prior to the trade show on Oct 15th, where a panel of culinary experts will select the winners of these coveted awards. Winners will be announced and products will be showcased at the show. For product entry deadlines and more information visit or contact Vianna DiGristina at or 207-842-5583. Want to know who took home the awards last year?  Take a look at the 2008 New Products Competition Winners.

 2nd Annual Kosherfest Culinary Competition

Have a favorite pastrami or corned beef sandwich? Noted chefs will prepare their kosher deli sandwich and side of choice at the 2nd Annual Kosherfest Culinary Competition (last year the competition was for the best kosher sushi).  A panel of industry professionals will judge and decide who takes the title at the show.  For more information on entering the competition please contact Vianna DiGristina.

 Kosherfest Keynote Presentation – Tuesday Oct 27
State of the Kosher Industry: The Kosher Symbol: A License to Greater Profitability

Time: 9:00am – 9:45am

As the kosher food industry continues to grow, more than 100,000 products carry a kosher symbol. This can be an enormous marketing opportunity for those who wish to capitalize on it.  Over ten million Americans buy kosher food and U.S. supermarkets are seeing a greater growth in this market over non-kosher sales.   Menachem Lubinsky, founder of Kosherfest, will discuss how the industry can use its kosher status to make inroads with different segments of the food market, including retail and foodservice.

 Speaker: Menachem Lubinsky, President, LUBICOM Marketing/Consulting
Kosherfest Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Time: 10:00am

Be there for the excitement of the official 2009 show floor opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the #1 kosher food and beverage trade event.

 About Kosherfest
Kosherfest hopes to attract more than 6,000 professional attendees and more than 350 exhibitors from all over the world. For information visit or contact Vianna DiGristina at

Free Press registration at:

Kosherfest is produced by:
Diversified Business Communications
121 Free Street, P.O. Box 7437
Portland, ME 04112-7437 USA
Phone: (207) 842-5504
Fax: (207) 842-5505

E-Mail: Website:  

Diversified Business Communications (DBC) is a multi-national trade exhibition and publishing company based in Portland, Maine. DBC organizes dozens of trade shows around the world, including several trade shows under the Cultural Food brand, in the United States. DBC organizes All Things Organic, the International Boston Seafood Show, and Cultural Food Los Angeles including Expo Comida Latina and All Asia Food. They also produce trade-industry news media for the cultural food industry, including Kosher Today, Comida News and All Asia Food News.

Kosherfest is co-produced by: 

Lubicom Marketing and Consulting
1428 36th Street, Suite 219
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Phone: (718) 854-4450
Fax: (718) 854-4474

E-Mail: Website:

LUBICOM Marketing and Consulting, founder and co-producer of Kosherfest, also produces Jewish Marketplace, the Great American Desserts Expo and a host of other special events. Menachem Lubinsky, founder and president of LUBICOM, is the world’s leading marketing authority on the kosher food industry. LUBICOM also provides comprehensive marketing services for an impressive list of clients.


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One response to “Something Old And Something New For Every Body At Kosherfest 2009

  1. Hi!. Thanks a bunch for the blog. I’ve been digging around looking some info up for shool, but there is so much out there. Yahoo lead me here – good for you i guess! Keep up the great information. I will be coming back in a few days to see if there is any more info.

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