ALBERTSONS: SPECIALTY ITEMS TO SPUR KOSHER'S GROWTH

NEW YORK -- Growth in the kosher food business will come from specialty and gourmet -- not mainstream -- products, according to Yakov Yarmove, corporate kosher category manager, Albertsons, Boise, Idaho."We all know that the growth is not in traditional kosher," Yarmove said at the 2003 Kosherfest here.While matzo, gefilte fish, borscht and the like will remain the core of the kosher segment, the

NEW YORK -- Growth in the kosher food business will come from specialty and gourmet -- not mainstream -- products, according to Yakov Yarmove, corporate kosher category manager, Albertsons, Boise, Idaho.

"We all know that the growth is not in traditional kosher," Yarmove said at the 2003 Kosherfest here.

While matzo, gefilte fish, borscht and the like will remain the core of the kosher segment, the business will expand through specialty and gourmet selections, such as frozen e

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