Kosher Market & Financials
The market for Kosher labeled foods is growing exponentially. Even those who are not Jews are showing a marked preference for such kosher-labeled packaged foods. 41% of the packaged food market in the USA is for Kosher foods. Kosher market growth is estimated to be 15% annually with sales of over $ 17 billion.
The Kosher symbol is more trusted and relied upon in USA and in Europe too. New products with kosher label exceed other forms of labeling by 41%. The year on increase in kosher certification amounts to over 20% on an average.
Kosher labeling now covers virtually all types of foods and beverages as well as ingredients used in kosher foods and also food packaging. Even some pharmaceutical products carry Kosher label.
The majority of global giants in food manufacturing have kosher labeled foods in their product portfolio.
A kosher symbol is the guarantee of purity of products and a certification that it is free of substances that are prohibited or banned according to beliefs or that the product conforms to certain specified manufacturing processes.
The Kosher symbol denotes trust and absolute safety of food because that symbol is gained only after rigorous checks.
The Kosher symbol is a sign of honesty and a buyer need not go into details of ingredients used, their source, theprocess and methods and packaging. The symbol says it all and buyers buy it on blind faith knowing they are not going to be misled.