Food


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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A Third of Businesses Flouting Price Controls

A round of government inspections has revealed that a third of Israeli businesses are defying price controls, selling food products at well above the mandated ceilings, and without required labeling,…

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