Food


Israelis Dealing With Major ‘Krembo’ Shortage

Where did all the “Krembos” go? That is a question thousands of Israelis who enjoy the sugary, cream-filled chocolate shell-covered candy puffs have been asking, as the product they seek…

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Empire Recalling Some Chicken Cutlets from Costco and Trader Joe’s

Empire Kosher is voluntarily recalling several lots of boneless chicken cutlets that were distributed to select Costco and Trader Joe’s stores, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced. An Empire employee…

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Trump Administration Moves Ahead With Obama Menu-Label Law

The Trump administration is moving ahead with Obama-era requirements to post calorie counts in restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and pizza delivery chains nationwide next year. Despite years of opposition by…

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Gov’t to Increase Olive Oil Imports

The government has announced that it will increase the amount of olive oil that can be imported without duty. Over the next three years, as much as 2,000 tons of…

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Official: Pass on Pre-Rosh Hashanah Kiwi

Kiwi can be a cool, refreshing snack — or not, the Israel Fruit Board said this week. Unripe kiwis of two of the most popular varieties that are now on…

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Consumer Council Goes Comparison Shopping Before Chagim

The Israel Consumer Council went comparison shopping among food-store chains in the run up to Rosh Hashanah and found significant differences among stores, though prices were generally lower than last…

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Shufersal Surprises With Coca Cola Look-Alike

The Israel supermarket chain Shufersal has entered its own cola brand in head-to-head competition with Coca Cola, though shoppers may have some difficulty telling them apart, since Shufersal’s version looks…

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