Moscow, December 16, Interfax – There are 200 plants in Russia, which have a certificate of Kosherity, the Federation of the Jewish Communities of Russia told Interfax-Religion on Wednesday.
These enterprises produce not only food, but also household chemical goods. The certification is confirmed every year. There were only three plants with a certification of Kosherity three years ago, the interviewee of the agency said.
Besides, there are about 20 shops and 11 restaurants in the country, working under the auspices of the FJCR Koshrut Department, which is involved in searching and certifying Kosher products in Russia and neighboring countries.
According to the Federation information, about a million of Jews live in Russia, including 500,000 Jews of Moscow and the Moscow Region.