Established nearly 20 years ago as Pieland, the original owners offered high-quality meat pies which became an instant hit among Ra’anana’s Anglo community.
In this column, I hope to share with you my ongoing personal experiences both good and not so good and would be happy to include any stories you may wish to share.
Thanks to new products in the markets, Israelis have become more aware of the environmental impact of food production and its health impact.
"I spend half my life looking for things."
The Jewish status of a chef born in Ukraine and working in the ready food department of the Yochananof supermarket chain was challenged by the store’s kashrut supervisor due to his origin.
The new technologies eliminate the need to rely on outdoor growers and suppliers while also providing a fresher, more eco-friendly product which needs much less water and land to grow.
One supermarket chain warned that if the public reacts to reports of a possible lockdown by buying an extra carton of eggs while shopping, a shortage would result within a week or two.
CVS expects to have up to 1,000 locations across the country offering this service by the end of May, with the goal of processing up to 1.5 million tests per month.
The fresh produce usually sold without being marked with the country of origin thus making it harder for shoppers who want to buy Israeli fresh produce to do so.
"The problem is, can you feed 60 million people at the rate you can get people through the stores with that social distancing?" one industry executive told Reuters.