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A Brew from Ethiopia
Ethiopians take pride in the Arabica coffee shrub, which is indigenous only to Ethiopia and still grows wild in some southern parts of the country. This coffee heritage is celebrated daily in Ethiopia with the distinctive Ethiopian coffee ceremony.

Ethiopians and coffee lovers around the world still enjoy these centuries–old micro–roasting traditions with rich, bold and satisfying cups of coffee.

This rich, satisfying coffee is available online at Buunni Coffee. And, for lucky New Yorkers, watch for Cafe Buunni, soon to open in the upper west side of Manhattan! The new café will emphasize the relationship between coffee and community.

Product Description:

  • Small quantity roasting to order
  • Beans from small localized Ethiopian Farms
  • Natural and organic, certified fair trade
  • Ethiopian Arabica beans and blends in regular, espresso and decaf
  • Buunni Coffee Club available

Order online and delivered to your door by the week or month
Buunni Cafe is opening soon at 213 Pinehurst Ave, NY, NY 10033.

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san-gennaro-foods-southern-style-gritsGrits are truly an American food, and a comfort food staple. Though traditionally southern grits have gone mainstream and are now on the menu of many upscale restaurants, nationwide. Classically served as part of the southern country breakfast, grits are quickly becoming a part of any meal. Many now serve grits as a side for fish, topped with cheese, or alongside chicken.

Can't find traditional grits? Look no further, San Gennaro Southern Style Grits come in a log, We’ve all seen ready to heat logs of polenta, logs of quinoa, the log is already pre–cooked and ready to heat and serve.

KosherEye certainly knows their grits.  So what do we think? This log of  Southern style grits is good, not quite like traditional homemade, long cooking grits, but convenient and ready to pop in the microwave. fun on vacation, for kids away at college or for a quick side of grits at home. Try it but do add some cheddar and butter!

  • Gluten free, fat free, cholesterol free,
  • Kof K Kosher parve
  • Shelf stable for 9 months

Approximate cost: $4.80 per log
Use the San Gennaro store locator to ffine a store near you.

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kiwamixedvegmixKiwa Vegetable Chips are 100% natural with no artificial flavors or preservatives added. These crispy chips are made from a unique variety of vegetables grown in tropical areas of Ecuador. The assorted original mix contains chips made from Cassava, Arracacha, Green Bananas, Beetroot, and Sweet Potato. The word KIWA is derived from the word qiwa, which means “green” in Quechua. Kiwa Chips are produced in Ecuador. Bet you can’t eat just one…these chips were absolutely delicious. A healthful nosh…well almost.

Product Description:

  • 100% Natural, Kettle Cooked
  • Environmentally friendly production facilities
  • Most products are HACCP certified, allowing for traceability and quality
  • OU Kosher, Parve

The vegetables used for Kiwa Chips:
Beetroot: The crimson Kiwa chip with rings comes from a plant that is rich in iron, potassium, and vitamins C and B.

Cassava (Also known as Yucca): The lightest colored Kiwa Chip- comes from a starchy tuber that is a major source of carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin C.

Arracacha (Also known as white carrot or parsnip): Light brown in color, but darker than the cassava chip. Arracacha is a root vegetable, a member of the carrot family, and a great source of calcium.

Sweet Plantains (Also known as verde maduro): A brownish chip with a sweet flavor that is produced after the green banana becomes ripe. It is high in potassium and vitamins. 

Andean Sweet Potato: A vivid purple chip from a sweet tasting tuber rich in complex carbohydrates, fiber, beta-carotene and vitamins C and B6.

Available at Marshall’s and TJ Maxx and online at

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emmiWell known throughout Europe, Emmi Roth is a Swiss dairy products company famous for Swiss style yogurts, artisan cheeses and fondues. The company headquarters is nestled between the Alps in the heart of Switzerland. Emmi now has a kosher presence in the U.S., recently introducing its Swiss Yogurt to U.S. yogurt fans. Although formulated according to the Swiss recipe, the U.S. yogurts are manufactured in Monroe, Wisconsin.

KosherEye enjoyed tasting two flavors, Green Apple and Strawberry. Both are made from pureed fresh fruit with a yogurt base. We liked the yogurt’s silky texture, and the slightly sweet, but subtle fruit flavor.  Emmi’s yogurt is a healthful, delicious product, well worth a try!

Product Description:

  • Pectin and gelatin free
  • Light, smooth texture, pourable over fruit, granola or cake
  • Fruit flavorings are subtle, and the yogurt texture is creamy
  • Low in sugar, low in fat and gluten–free
  • Ingredients include live and active bacteria cultures
  • Made from BST–free milk
  • 6 ounce containers
  • All U.S. flavors are certified OU-D (Do check the label)

 Emmi yogurt flavors include: Apricot, Raspberry, Blueberry, Black Cherry, Pink Grapefruit, Vanilla Bean, Plain Coffee, Berry pomegranate, and Plain.

Approximate cost $1.90

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By Walkers


We discovered this elegant cookie at the Summer Fancy Food Show. Walkers Duchy Originals is a recent addition to the Walkers family of shortbread and biscuits. The Duchy Originals brand was founded in the UK in 1992 by HRH Prince Charles The Prince of Wales.

The Prince set out to create a brand of the highest quality, using the best natural ingredients, produced sustainably and in harmony with the environment, while supporting worthwhile worldwide causes through The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation. Duchy Originals is produced in partnership with Waitrose, UK grocery chain.

Every product follows the Duchy Originals from Waitrose Good Food Charter: “Is Good”, ”Does Good” and ”Tastes Good“ Each product is produced using sustainable farming methods, supports charitable causes and uses the fines, quality ingredients.

Walkers is truly Scottish baking royalty, and has been baking shortbread in the Scottish Highlands since 1898. They still use only the finest pure ingredients with no artificial colors, flavorings or preservatives. The products are certified Kosher OU-D.

In our opinion, there is simply no better accompaniment to a cup of coffee or a hot cup of tea than a cookie from the Walkers family.

From Duchy Originals, we sampled:

  • Highland all Butter Shortbread: Delicate, thin, rich and buttery. A delightful addition to morning coffee, or as our friends “across the pond” enjoy this as an accompaniment with afternoon tea, and  strawberries and cream.

  • Lemon All Butter Shortbread: Aromatic Sicilian lemons give a slight tart, zesty, refreshing taste, which complements the buttery, crunchy texture.

  • Stem Ginger Shortbread: A buttery cookie, with a lovely, background hint of ginger.

  • Original Oaten Biscuits: This biscuit is very different. The taste is balanced for both sweet and savory foods; complements cheese such as cheddar, Brie or blue cheese and delicious with a topping of honey or preserves.

Price: Approximately $5.99 for 5.3-ounce bag
Duchy Originals will be available at supermarkets and food stores across the U.S.or can be ordered online at

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