Trade and transport documents are essential to international transactions. With this Kosher Certificate Guide you will know:
You will also download a sample of Kosher Certificate in PDF format used in international transactions.
The Kosher Certificate is a document issued by certification agencies and the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, in which a Rabbi certifies that the products referred (usually food) fulfill the biblical precepts of the Jewish religion.
This document in not only required for Israel but also for other countries in which there are Jewish communities calling for kosher products, such as the USA, United Kingdom, France, Russia, Argentina or Mexico.
Kosher Certificates are requested especially for food: meat (slaughter of animals and salting process), fish, milk and eggs, canned and preserved foods. They also include feed additives (preservatives and dyes) and fiber of animal origin.
Products that are kosher certified are often marked with a kosher symbol, or simply the letter K (as the letter M is used to identify Halal products for Muslim population).
There are several institutions and organizations around the world providing Kosher Certification Services.
Who Should Purchase this Document
The Kosher Certificate Guide is helpful for anyone involved in international trade, including: exporters, importers, distributors, traders and brokers, logistics professionals, forwarding agents, shipping lines, airlines, and international trucking firms. This guide is also helpful to trade associations, chambers of commerce, consultants, professors and students of internacional trade.