– Max Abelson
MEDIA ALERT·MEDIA ALERT· MEDIA ALERT·MEDIA ALERT
A Legacy Closes and a New Door Opens
After 80 Years the Manischewitz Plant in Jersey City Will Close All Manufacturing
Will Move to Newark
WHAT: The FINAL Schmura Matzo production run (the special run of Passover matzo) marks the most important product run in Manischewitz history (Manischewitz is part of the R.A.B. food group)
On December 20th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. a team of Rabbis from all over the country will oversee the biggest Matzo run ever. The run will be under the supervision of Rabbi Horowitz, Manischewitz head Rabbi.
This marks the final matzo production run in the 80 year old Jersey City plant before it closes its doors and moves all manufacturing of Manischewitz and R.A.B. food products to the Newark Plant (formerly the Rokeach plant).
Every year during Passover, Manischewitz produces over 1,000,000 sheets of matzo.
You’re invited to:
–Meet the Rabbis and learn about the strict matzo supervision.
–See the FINAL Matzo Schmura production run in Jersey City- from the blessing, to the mixing… See how Matzo is made!
–Meet former Manischewitz presidents
–Learn about the R.A.B. Food group and all products under its umbrella including: Manischewitz, Rokeach, Mishpacha, Guiltless Gourmet, Season, Asian Harvest and more.
–Talk to key R.A.B. Food Group executives–Richard Bernstein, Principal and Founder of R.A.B. Food Group; Jeremy Fingerman, CEO of R.A.B. Food Group; and David Rossi, VP of marketing–about company history, growth and the future of the Kosher industry.
–Enjoy some of the best in Jewish Kosher Cuisine
–Talk to the Mayor of Jersey City – Mayor Healy
WHEN: December 20, 2006 from10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Manischewitz Jersey City Plant
143 Bay Street
Jersey City, NJ
About R.A.B. Food Group: In August 2004, the company changed its name from The B. Manischewitz Company, LLC to R.A.B. Food Group, LLC. Today the R.A.B. Food Group, LLC is a specialty food company that includes the Manischewitz®, Season®, Guiltless Gourmet®, Asian Harvest®, Rokeach®, Mispacha®, Horowitz Margareten®, Jason®, Mother’s®, Carmel®, Tradition™, Croyden House®, Mrs Adler’s® and Goodman’s® brands. The company offers a diversified line of premium food products that covers over 60 different categories.