Ohio-South Discontinues Kosher Certification Program

September 30, 2023

For Immediate Release – Pickerington, OH - September 30, 2023

Ohio-South Farm Products LLC announced today that the company will no longer continue the Kosher Certification of production facilities and products made under the Mendocino Mustard brand including Mendocino Mustard Hot & Sweet, Mendocino Mustard Cherry Habanero and Mendocino Mustard Maple Horseradish. This includes products made in 9 oz jars and Gallon containers.

Thomas Gill, Managing Partner for Ohio-South Farm Products commented, “The cost to certify multiple facilities has gone up significantly over the past year and compromises our ability to expand our product line and manufacture our products at the highest standard of quality at a competitive price. Thomas went on to say, “We apologize to the Jewish community and customers of Mendocino Mustard who purchase our products because it is Kosher and will no longer be certified.”

Ohio-South Farm Products, LLC invests in specialty food companies that have great tasting products made with all natural ingredients. Ohio-South targets emerging brands created by hardworking specialty food industry entrepreneurs. Ohio-South’s brands include Mendocino Mustard, O’hara’s Jams & Jellies, Durango Artisan Foods, San Juan Mountain Mustard, Bear’s Breath Ketchup and Szagorski’s Peppers. Inquiries can be sent to info@ohio-south.com or go to www.ohio-south.com.


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