Round trip for Bendicks mints as they regain kosher status

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Round trip for Bendicks mints as they regain kosher status

KLBD (Kosher London Beth Din) says its logo will return to the packaging over the next few months but that all available stock is kosher whether it has the logo or not

Bendicks after-dinner dark chocolate mints
Bendicks after-dinner dark chocolate mints

The chocolate mints Bendicks are on the menu again, the Kosher London Beth Din said this week, when it disclosed that they have regained their certification.

As reported by Jewish News in December, the official KLBD logo was removed from Bendicks, founded in 1930, due to “necessary changes made at their production facility”.

Now it has been revealed that the KLBD logo will return to the packaging over the next few months, and that available stock of all varieties remains kosher-certified whether with or without the logo.

Pic: Twitter/X Bendicks

Rabbi Elie Schoemann, interim director, KLBD, said: “We are so pleased to be able to make this announcement today. We had heard rumours of stockpiling in parts of the Jewish community and are relieved that kosher consumers can now buy Bendicks from any store in any part of the country.

“I would like to thank the Bendicks and KLBD teams for making this possible. In a world full of difficult news, we hope this small ray of sunshine will bring some happiness to Friday night dinner tables across the community.”

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