“Kosher Meat”…”Kosher Pickles”…”Kosher Deli” ….. In the international market, we hear the word “Kosher”
You may know that “Kosher” has something to do with the Jewish food market.
But what does it actually mean? Read on for some answers.
Definition of "Kosher"
“Kosher” is a Hebrew word that literally means “fit” or “proper.” In relation to food products, “Kosher” means that the food item meets the dietary requirements of Jewish law. The principles governing what is kosher and what is not, are rooted in the Written Torah (the Bible) and the Oral Torah. These laws have been observed by Jews for over 3,000 years. Over the centuries, the Rabbis have explained, detailed and organized these Divine laws, applying them to ever-changing situations and developing technologies.