Guideline of the Certification Process

  1. Application requesting kosher certification submitted*

  2. STAR-K contacts applicant to begin the review process*

  3. Applicant provides a list of all ingredients and names of suppliers*

  4. STAR-K reviews data and estimated fees*

  5. STAR-K makes an initial inspection which includes a thorough review of all ingredients, all plant equipment, and manufacturing processes

  6. STAR-K submits a contract proposal outlining all agreed upon terms for kosher certification

  7. After all terms and issues have been satisfied, STAR-K issues a letter of certification, authorizing use of the STAR-K symbol on the products approved

*These are included in the no- obligation kashruth feasibility analysis.