Kosher Certification India - a company with excellence in providing Kosher certificates with the most affordable fees
The Kosher Certificate India (KCI) has years of experience in certifying and inspecting the facilities and plants for Kosher certificates. We offer Kosher certification for Indian and Asian clients.
As a company, we provide Kosher Inspection service under the direction of our experts that has helped a countless number of families, hotels, and businesses to become Kosher certified.
The Kosher Certificate India has been providing Kosher certification, supervision, advisory, consultancy services for Indian and Asian clients. It was founded in 2011, the organization has already built a credible reputation among the clients by offering the best reliable Kosher certificate at an affordable price.
We have the capability of working together with international Kosher organizations like Kosher certification Jerusalem, we provide certification in India and also have strong worldwide connections specifically for Israel, Europe and USA.
KCI one-stop solution for Kosher Certification
KCI has a highly experienced Rabbi and dedicated group of Rabbinic professionals who work to meet the highest possible standards in the industry. In a very short period, Kosher Certification India has been able to gain a worldwide reputation for its credible work in providing Kosher certificates.
We maintain a well-researched certification procedure with correct authentication at every step. If you get certification from our end, it guarantees years of use before you have to opt for its renewal. After certification, it is well inspected by our expert team.
Our organization specializes in advising manufacturers, producers, and importers, on how to successfully sell their products in the Jewish/Kosher markets of the United States, Europe, and Israel. We can tailor-fit the Kosher certification to the need of the customer, in any market, and still within a budget.
We are allied with international kosher certification agencies and have our own team of trained experts. Our professionals are experts in food production technologies from the kosher perspective and we help you initiate processes and standardize practices that will lead to obtaining the international Kosher seal of approval for your products. These experts have trained with international professionals and agencies in the field. We provide assistance from start to finish in each branch and section to ensure conformity with regulations.
How do you benefit
Millions of people around the world buy and use only products that carry the kosher mark. Our certification licenses you to use that mark on your product and it opens up a huge market.
You can sell to millions and gain revenues
Your reputation and brand image increases because “kosher” means “pure.
We are trusted, reliable and transparent in our dealings. Our teams are fully committed and dedicated to helping clients succeed and our rates are affordable. Take the first step to global success by contacting us. Today.
Kosher certificate India is global!
Not just in India, KCI has international collaboration as well. We have a partnership-based alliance Kosher certification Israel and USA and work with them in the global market. Our global partner is based in Israel and has built a reputable position among clients worldwide.
Our ally organization specializes in advising manufacturers, producers, and importers, on how to successfully sell their products in the Jewish/Kosher markets of the United States, Europe and Israel.
Your sale, our Goal!
There are over 1300 Kosher agencies and we can help you determine which one will do the most for your company and increase your sales.
The goal of our company is to help the clients to achieve excellence in their business by registering them to the Kosher community. The certification that we provide helps the organizations to build a reputation in the market. Kosher certification India (KCI) follows the most practical approach for Kosher certifications through inspections.
What is Kosher?
Kosher Certification is a procedure where food companies ensure that their food is Kosher certified and it meets all the food safety norms. Kosher certifications are on the packaging of any product considered Kosher. Because of complex modern food production practices, ensuring that the foods you're eating are Kosher can be very challenging. That's why systems are in place for certifying specific food products. Foods certified Kosher feature a label on their packaging indicating that they've met all of the requirements.
Why Kosher is important for your business?
Kosher Certification opens a massive market for your products around the world Kosher certification can help generate additional sales revenue by providing an avenue to gain access to new markets and customers.
Walk into any supermarket in North America or Europe and you will see that a significant portion of the food and drink is certified Kosher. You will be surprised to know that over 12 million American consumers take Kosher food products. They choose Kosher products for health reasons, food safety, taste, vegetarianism, lactose intolerance, and few other dietary constraints.
Important facts to know about kosher certification
The word kosher indicates "fit," but it is something right or pure as per modern usage. Therefore, it can be said kosher foods are pure and it is the suitable option to consume following the strict kosher guidelines.
Benefits of kosher food
- In the list of kosher food, no blood products are included. Though animal food is included, it should be in a healthy condition and slaughtered in proper human fashion.
- It should not contain any corrupted food or ingredients which may not be good for your health
- Animals that are not clean like shellfish or pigs are not included and also bottom-feeding fishes like cat fish are not be included in the group
- Millions of people around the world buy and use only products that carry the kosher mark. Our certification licenses you to use that mark on your product and it opens up a huge market.
- You can sell to millions and gain revenues
- Your reputation and brand image increases because “kosher” means “pure.
We are trusted, reliable and transparent in our dealings. Our teams are fully committed and dedicated to help clients succeed and our rates are affordable. Take the first step to global success by contacting us. Today.
Unnecessary co-mingling of ingredients in food is not allowed. The utensils, machine, facilities that are used in food production should be properly sanitized every time they are used and it should be cleaned after timely intervals to maintain healthy and clean food items.
Various factors determine the cost of an annual Kosher certificate.
- The location of your manufacturing and packaging facilities.
- Whether you have a dedicated facility for the production of these products or employ a contract manufacturer.
- The ingredients and processing aids used in your products.
- The production processes by which your products are made.
History of Kosher- The English word “Kosher” is derived from the Hebrew root “kashér," which means to be pure, proper, or suitable for consumption. "Kosher" is a term used to describe food that complies with the strict dietary standards of traditional Jewish law. These laws determine which foods may be consumed and how they must be produced, processed, and prepared. In simple words, Kosher food is any food or beverage that Jewish dietary laws allow a person to eat.
Kosher food - It is a specific food which does not have any prohibited ingredients like pork or shellfish in meat or mixtures like dairy and meat together. Unprocessed fruits and vegetables are always considered Kosher. On other side processed foods are considered Kosher if their production process has been supervised to make sure they have no forbidden ingredients or mixtures. According to Kosher law the food is divided in four category and all types of food has different norms from the preparation to final stage. Meat, dairy product, pareve and other foods are the main four varieties of foodstuff and all food items under these category must follow Kosher standard to be Kosher certified.
- Meat products -Jewish law states that meat is only Kosher if it comes from a permitted species like chicken or beef, but not pork. Any meat to be considered Kosher, it must meet the specific criteria: The term meat in the Kosher perspective usually refers to eatable flesh from certain types of animal and bird, as well any products derived from them, like broth, gravy, or bones. Followings are the certain standard for any meat to be consider as Kosher.
- It must come from ruminant animals such as sheep, lambs, goat, cows and deer who has split hooves or cloven
- Some domestic birds like turkey, geese, chicken, dove and quail can be also eaten.
- The blood must be completely drained from all meat or must be soaked in order to remove any traces of blood prior to cooking.
- According to Jewish laws it has to be butchered in accordance with the laws of Jewish slaughter
- Any utensils used to slaughter or prepare the meat must be Kosher and designated only for use with meat and meat products.
- Dairy Food products-according to Jewish law you can consume any dairy product which comes from Kosher animal such as milk, cheese, butter, and yogurt. But for Kosher dairy product also there are some specific laws and it must be followed.
- The dairy product must come from a Kosher animal.
- Utensil for meat based product and dairy product should always be separate.
- The dairy product must be prepared by using Kosher utensils and equipment
- Dairy product should never be mixed with any meat-based byproducts such as gelatin or such other enzymes.
- Limited cheeses are Kosher. That's because they contain an enzyme named rennet that comes from cows. Kosher cheese can't have any animal-based enzyme.
- Pareve Food- It is a third food category and according to Jewish law fish and eggs are both considered as pareve and it must meet the Kosher food norms. Classification of pareve food is they do not contain milk or meat.
- Fish such as tuna, mackerel salmon, halibut is considered Kosher because it has fins and scales,
- Fish can be cooked and can be eaten alongside meat or dairy products. It does not required separate utensil like meat and dairy products.
- All egg must be supervised separately and can be eaten if there are from Kosher bird.
- Egg also can be prepared and consumed with meat or dairy products
- Fruits and vegetables - Fresh produce such as fruits and vegetables are generally categorized as pareve. But there are some guidelines for fruits and vegetable to be consumed as Kosher. Before eating you have to wash them or peel of the fruits and vegetable to make sure that they do not have any insect. Preservative food items like canned or frozen food is only considered Kosher if it was processed using Kosher equipment or ingredients.
- Other Kosher Food- Any food that is not meat or dairy, including fish, eggs is known as plant-based foods. Plant based food contains grains, nuts and seeds.
- Baked bread and grains- Bread is also popular food among Jewish people. Grains are considered Kosher and they use grains to bake the bread. But during the baking process some other ingredients like oil, enzymes are also used and that’s why not all the breads are Kosher. As per norms, during the baking all ingredient and equipment should be Kosher and then only the bread can be certified as Kosher.
Seed, oil and nuts- If any nut or seed is consumed in its natural form then it is Kosher. But if they’ve been processed, they have to be certified Kosher. During the processing guidelines of Kosher food must be followed. Oil is Kosher if it is extracted directly from seed or nut and kept without preservatives. But if the preservatives being used in oil then it must fulfill the criteria of Kosher.
Kosher Certificate Fees
Cost and quality are the key factors for the clients when they choose any service. For the cost element, we understand that our clients are running a business so we make sure to keep costs reasonable. We offer the most affordable fees for your Kosher certificate.
Not just that, we ensure that if you apply for a Kosher certificate through our company, you save money. Here are 5 highlights where we help you to get a Kosher certificate for less than the marketplace.
- We review your application for zero charges. Although while we assess the application, we invest our efforts to analyze your company's ability for a Kosher certificate. The reason we offer a free quote and evaluation is that these factors are very unique and different from one company to another and Kosher laws are quite detailed and complicated in terms of understanding and application. It is best to provide an analysis for each company based on their circumstances.
- If you apply for a Kosher certificate through our company, we provide discounted rates for Kosher certification often ranging from 5%-10% lower than other Kosher certification agencies.
- We offer a uniform and transparent Kosher certification rate. By this practice, we ensure that your company knows exactly what it will cost for Kosher certification while signing the contract.
- If your company qualifies for a Kosher certificate, we offer flexible payment plans to make Kosher certification workable.
- We provide an offer for fixing the fees for 3 consecutive years at the lowest rate for Kosher certification.
How to get a Kosher certificate
To obtain a Kosher certificate please follow a five-step process.
- Apply online- To instigate your Kosher certification process please fill out an online application. (Refer to below link), or download the printed version here. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or doubt while filling the application.
- Review-Once the application is submitted our experts will review it and will contact you further. After the completion of the documentation process, we will authenticate your qualification for Kosher certification. Some additional information regarding ingredients and manufacturing processes may be required to ensure that your facility meets international Kosher standards
- Quotation- After review will let you know the quotation and the cost involve in getting Kosher certification. We do not charge any cost for filling the application, review part or quotation.
- Inspection-Once initial steps are complete, we conduct site Inspection and verification to complete the Kosher certification process. One of our rabbi inspectors will visit your facility for an audit and observe all processes from handling raw materials to final packing.
- Certification-After the facility inspection is successful and all criteria for Kosher standards are met we will issue a contract for you to sign and payment details for Kosher certification. Once the contract is signed and all fees received you will obtain your Kosher certificate.