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By the numbers: Kosherfest

The 26th annual Kosherfest trade show will be held Nov. 8-9, 2011 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ.  Kosherfest is the largest industry trade show showcasing kosher food, kosher food equipment, beverages, spirits and liquors.  More than 350 exhibitors from around the globe will be on hand, with hundreds of new products.

Here are some Kosher Food Statistics compiled by LUBICOM Marketing, MIntel:

12,250,000 – Number of Kosher Consumers in the U.S.
$12,500,000,000 – Dollar Value of the Market
10,650 – Number of Kosher producing companies and plants
3,000 – Number of products Certified in 2010
10% – Average Annual Growth (Jan 2010)
1,300,000 – Number of Year Round Kosher Jewish Consumers

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