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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q: What does kosher mean?

A: "Kosher" means "fit" to eat. It comes from the Ashkenazi or European pronunciation of the Hebrewכָּשֵׁר (kashér). On the other hand, foods which do not conform to Jewish law are called טְרֵפָה treif. See also Kosher Terminology.


 

Q: Why do I need kosher certification?

A: You need kosher certification to increase your sales in the expanding kosher-certified markets of Europe, America, and the Middle East, as well as Russia and Japan, Australia and Southeast Asia. See "Why Kosher Certification?"

 

 

Q: What is PASSOVER?

A: PASSOVER, one of the most important Jewish holidays, for a period of seven or eight days.It is to commemorate the help of G-d, the Jewish prophet Moses led the Jewish people out of Egypt, ending more than 400 years of exile. Passover, literally you can be understood as: PASSOVER = PASS + OVER (ie, crossed the catastrophe, came to the Creator promised land of Canaan, entered a new start.).

 

 

Q: What kind of customers are looking for kosher-certified products?

A: These customers are looking for your kosher symbol:

☆ Health-conscious Americans and Europeans
☆ Vegans
☆ Jewish shoppers
☆ Consumers allergic to bran
☆ Consumers intolerant of lactose

 

 

Q: Where to show our Kosher Logo?

A: You can display Kosher Logo on packaging, advertising and other marketing platform, to seek to maximize the benefits.See:Displaying Your Kosher Logo

 

 

Q: How to update the certificate?

A: In order to ensure that the certificate is always in the period, you need to update your certificate every year. Before the certificate expires 1 to 2 months, our customer service staff will inform you review your certificate.

 

 

Q: How long does the kosher certification process take?

A:  The certification process from application to certification takes 20 days.

 

 

Q: How much does kosher certification cost?

A:  The fee structure is based on a variety of factors, including the nature of the production, the location, and the amount of effort necessary to maintain your kosher program. Do feel free to telephone us for a ballpark estimate of your certification costs, but keep in mind that only after your initial inspection can the Kashruth Commission determine a program for supervision and calculate your annual fee.

 

 

Q: How often do I have to renew my certification?

A:  Renew your certification annually.  To ensure the continued validity of your certificate, one or two months prior to maturity, our customer service staff will notify you about reviewing your application for the next year.

 

Q: Will we have to shut down during inspecion?

No.  We never shut down operations during inspecion because the purpose is to watch your manufacturing processes in operation.  Your plant or production never closes or slows down for our kosher certification. Our solutions do not affect the operation status of your manufacturing. To make his audit, our certifying rabbi is in and out in one day. 


 

Q: I have a few questions, but we are not even close to being ready to make a decision.

A: Call even if you are curious how the system works.  We will answer your questions, and you have no obligation to apply for certification.

 

 

Q: Where should we display our new kosher certification logo?

A: To make the best use of your new kosher certification, put the certificate logo on your packaging and advertising.

 

 

Q: The Overnight of the vegetables,I can eat?

A: In order to call it processed , we schedule a batch production and ask the factory to add 2% salt to the products.(during the whole production) Then it can be eaten without issue.


 

Are Jellyfish Kosher?

Question

Dear Rabbi,

Are jellyfish kosher? I realize they are not actually fish. However, they are an ingredient in some prepared seaweed salads served in sushi restaurants.

 

Answer

No jellyfish is not kosher. Any sea animal that does not have fins and scales is not kosher.

 

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