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Bella Nava Moves Kitchens

September 25, 2017

Bella Nava Creations has moved to a new kitchen and is in the process of obtaining certification from a different agency. We’re thrilled to have helped serve as an incubator for this company on their kosher journey! Mazal tov to Brandie Itman and Bella Nava Creations.

State Fair Gets Another Kosher Stand Thanks to Fresh French Fries

July 27, 2017

Both Fresh French Fries at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair will be certified Kosher Pareve by MSP Kosher. This is now the second MSP Kosher certified State Fair vendor (Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar was the first last summer) and is the only Kosher certified french fries vendor of the at least 41 known at the State Fair. In addition, these fries are not only Kosher and Pareve, but Gluten Free and Vegan.

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J. Selby’s Opens and Changes the Vegan and Kosher Restaurant Scene

April 19, 2017

J. Selby’s in St. Paul is now open and changing the game. Indeed, they use plenty of game-changer The Herbivorous Butcher‘s scrumptious products in their kitchen, but this is the first Kosher vegan sit-down option in Minnesota. They’re already receiving much acclaim and if their business booms enough, this could be the first of several locations.

View the J. Selby’s Profile on MSP Kosher »

 

Target Field Expands Kosher Options with Vegan Sausages

March 30, 2017

The Twins announced at their Media Day today, along with The Herbivorous Butcher, that it would be expanding its offerings at the now aptly titled MSP Kosher Stand. In addition to kosher hot dogs, the stand will offer Sriracha Brats and Italian Sausages–both kosher and both vegan, prepared on a pareve grill plate, separate from the Kosher beef franks. And the press is loving it too (Strib and VegNews)!

View the Target Field Kosher Stand Profile on MSP Kosher »

 

Helping an immigrant-run business get their start here in Minnesota…

February 14, 2017

Lala’s Bakery is now up and running, bringing authentic Israeli baked pastries to the local Minnesota scene. Bourekas pastries filled with spinach, cheese, mushrooms or potatoes are a favorite among Israelis and Jewish communities around the globe–and now they are baked fresh right here in Minnesota. There isn’t a store front; instead all products can be conveniently ordered over the phone or through email, or on the website.

View Lala’s Bakery Profile on MSP Kosher »

 

Nothing Bundt Cakes in Eagan now Kosher

January 5, 2017

What better place to open a Kosher Bundt Cake shop than in the state that started it all!  Now open in Eagan, this is the third kosher certified Nothing Bundt Cakes in Minnesota. Pop on over to the storefront and sample one of these delicious delights.  Nothing Bundt Cake bakeries feature a wide assortment of cake flavors, including Chocolate Chocolate Chip, White White Chocolate, Red Velvet, White Chocolate Raspberry, Carrot, Lemon, Marble, Cinnamon Swirl and Pecan Praline.  All products available are kosher dairy (Just not Kosher for Passover!)

View the Nothing Bundt Cakes Profile on MSP Kosher »

Dunkin’ Donuts in New Hope has Certified Kosher Options

December 21, 2016

Dunkin’ Donuts has finally returned to the Twin Cities–and with gusto. And now, Just in time for Chanukah, Dunkin’ Donuts in New Hope offers a selection of kosher products. As indicated on the teudah, ALL Beverages (Hot and Cold), Donuts, Muffins, Bagels, and Croissants produced onsite are certified kosher. NOTE: Sandwiches produced on site are considered NOT KOSHER, with the exception of a Bagel with Cream Cheese. In this case, the kosher consumer should request a plastic knife and single serving cream cheese packet. Further, it is permissible to have the bagel sliced/cut and toasted by Dunkin’ Donuts team members.

View Dunkin’ Donuts – New Hope Profile on MSP Kosher »

 

Bella Nava Creations Becomes Kosher

December 6, 2016

Bella Nava Creations makes the jump to kosher! As the first non-storefront certified company for MSP Kosher, Bella Nava Creations is the premier bakery for custom decorated  MSPKosher certified desserts. They specialize in custom decorated, cakes and cookies, company branded treats, and cheesecake. There isn’t a store front; instead all cakes can be conveniently ordered over the phone, through email, or on the website.  Custom treats can can be picked up in St. Louis Park or delivered through-out the metro area.

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Kosher at the State Fair: Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar

August 17, 2016

For the first time ever, a Minnesota State Fair food-stand will be certified kosher. Not only is Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar expanding to three locations for the 2016 Minnesota State Fair, but they will also be certified kosher dairy by MSP Kosher. This is a watershed moment for Sweet Martha’s, the Minnesota State Fair and for MSP Kosher. We look forward to other food purveyors following suit in the coming years and are excited about bringing those “cookies that taste better than Mom’s!” to the broader Minnesota community!

View Sweet Martha’s Cookie Jar Profile on MSP Kosher »

Water Ice and Donuts

April 15, 2016

Water Ice and Donuts? The new Rita’s Water Ice location in Bloomington features Dunn Brothers Coffee and is piloting Rita’s new homemade, fresh, on-the-spot donuts–with specialty flavors and icing. Incredibly delicious and ready to complement that scrumptious frozen treat.
View Rita’s Water Ice Profile on MSP Kosher »