Buying Kosher Food on the Internet
Kosher food, once a rare consumer good which costs a lot of money and now a regular part of the shopping list on kosher eating house holds. The reason for this change is mainly the Internet and online shopping.
The word Kosher comes from the Hebrew word kashrut, which means healthy or appropriate. Kosher is a form of food, which satisfies kashrut or Jewish nutritional laws. The food is usually tagged as Jewish cultural food and is known to be safe to consume and sometimes used as ingredients to produce additional food items also.
Earlier, Kosher food is mostly made in family kitchen or in a store of small factory in the community. However, industrialization and mass production have created a situation of this Jewish food to become one of the canned products, which are commercially stored in industrial settings.
Currently, more than 70% of all pre-packaged dietary stuffs on the Internet carry Kosher certification, as Kosher law demands complete isolation between milk and meat products to provide safe and hygienic Kosher products for the end users. Dairy products come with a Kosher symbol along with a letter ‘D’. The use of neutral designation or the absence of letter ‘D’ ensures that the food product is without any dairy ingredients.
The availability of Kosher food on the Internet is greatly responsible for its commercialization, as people can buy these foods from the comfort of their homes these days. Kosher consumables, especially Kosher meat and catering options are available just a click away on the internet.
Kosher meat usually contains Kosher chicken and Kosher turkey. However, web sites in the United States mainly offer Kosher meat such as Kosher goose and Kosher duck. Modern Jewish nutritional laws classify the flesh of both mammals and birds as meat and fish as ‘Parve’, which means neither meat nor dairy.
There are loads of web sites on the Internet that offer Kosher catering services. These web sites offer Kosher catering services with Kosher meats as the specialty Kosher dish. All an individual has to do is log on to any of these web sites, select the Kosher product required, enter the credit card number, select their area of residence and click submit option to finish the process. Next, Kosher food will be delivered at that individual’s selected place of residence within few minutes.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Written by Marcia Henin, content writer for Inter-dev – Internet marketing Israel, on behalf of Aromamarket – an online kosher food Supermarket, offering Fresh Kosher Meat and kosher catering services.