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Is Lindt Kosher?

spacesasha Aug 6, 2009 02:22 PM

I am talking about the basic chocolate bars. I am getting conflicting information...

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    ferret RE: spacesasha Aug 6, 2009 02:28 PM

    Product sold in the US is not certified. (Says so right on their website).


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      spacesasha RE: ferret Aug 6, 2009 09:42 PM

      But my question is for Europe!

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      veryfatman RE: spacesasha Aug 6, 2009 04:37 PM

      From their site FAQs:
      Are Lindt products Kosher?
      Currently our products are not Kosher certified.

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        spacesasha RE: spacesasha Aug 6, 2009 10:25 PM

        Actually I should clarify. So Lindt is on the Dutch Kashrut list and I bought the chocolate in Amsterdam Airport so I am guessing it is okay. What threw me off was the US website. Personally I don't care but it is a gift for my cousins in Israel who have a higher level of kashrut and asked me to bring them Swiss chocolate. I hope that clarifies the situation.

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          zsero RE: spacesasha Aug 7, 2009 12:48 AM

          According to the LBD, the following are kosher parev:
          Excellence Dark 70%
          Excellence Dark 85%

          The following are kosher milchig (not CY):
          Excellence Extra Creamy
          Excellence Intense Coffee
          Excellence Intense Mint
          Swiss Double Milk Chocolate
          Swiss Milk Chocolate
          Swiss Milk Chocolate Hazelnuts
          Swiss Thins Milk

          Swiss Tradition is NOT KOSHER

          The LBD couldn't get enough information about the following to decide
          whether they're kosher or not:
          Crunchy Caramel
          Excellence Dark 99%
          Excellence Intense Orange

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            azna29 RE: zsero Aug 7, 2009 11:39 AM

            what's the LBD?

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              LoveKosherEats RE: azna29 Aug 7, 2009 01:44 PM

              london bet din

            2. re: zsero
              spacesasha RE: zsero Aug 10, 2009 04:44 AM

              Thanks, Amsterdam Bet Din says more or less the same thing so the chocolate I bought was fine, luckily!

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