SmileyCookie.com Becomes OU Kosher

April 4, 2011

SMILEYCOOKIE.COM NOW OFFERS OU KOSHER-CERTIFIED SMILEY COOKIES; FULL SUITE OF SMILEY COOKIE DESIGNS VIA ONLINE SITE UNDER CERTIFICATION

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Beginning today, any Smiley Cookie ordered through www.SmileyCookie.com will be OU Kosher certified, according to Adam Golomb, director, e-Commerce, www.SmileyCookie.com.

The fresh-baked, hand-iced gourmet cookies received kosher certification from the Orthodox Union. Smiley Cookies are baked and packed at a state-of-the-art 40,000-square-foot kosher bakery and distribution center, where they are manufactured under the supervision of the OU. The entire suite of Smiley Cookies ordered through www.SmileyCookie.com is certified kosher dairy, or OU-D.

Smileycookie.com sought OU certification because it’s the world’s largest and most respected kosher certification agency and symbol. “As the SmileyCookie.com brand continues to grow, we know it is important to many of our customers that we subscribe to rigorous OU standards,” said Golomb. “Now, even more people can enjoy the delicious decadence of the Smiley Cookie.”

Rabbi Eliyahu Safran, OU Kosher’s vice president of communications and marketing, welcomed Smiley Cookies to the ever-growing kosher marketplace. “We are pleased to provide kosher certification for Smiley Cookies ordered through SmileyCookie.com,” said Rabbi Safran. The OU certifies hundreds of thousands of products in more than 90 countries throughout the world. “Now, consumers will begin seeing the OU symbol associated with the much sought-after Smiley Cookies,” Rabbi Safran added.

In addition to being kosher certified, SmileyCookie.com also recently announced that its products ordered through www.SmileyCookie.com are nut-free.

About www.SmileyCookie.com

SmileyCookie.com is one of the fastest growing online brands for specialty and novelty cookie treats. The fresh-baked, hand-iced Smiley Cookie can take the celebratory shape of jack-o-lanterns, holiday stars, hearts, shamrocks, bunnies, and more for all special occasions. And, they are available in virtually any color combination. Custom, personalized cookies to match wedding colors, sport teams, corporate logos and more, are also available. Cookies can be delivered fast and fresh to all 50 states and to military personnel. All orders are backed by a 100 percent guarantee. All Smiley Cookies sold through Smileycookie.com are trans fat-free, nut-free, and OU Kosher certified.

About the Orthodox Union

The Orthodox Union, now in its second century of service to the Jewish community of North America and beyond, represents the fastest growing segment in Jewish life. The OU is a world leader in community and synagogue services, adult education, youth work through NCSY | Jewish Youth Leadership, political action through the IPA (Institute of Public Affairs) | Jewish Political Affairs, and advocacy for persons with disabilities through Yachad | Jewish Disabilities Integration and Our Way. Its kosher certification label is the world’s most recognized kosher symbol and can be found on over 500,000 products manufactured in 90 countries around the globe.

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