Yaakov Yosef Markel

Yaakov Yosef Markel – Regional Director for Central California

With over 20 years of experience, Yaakov Yosef Markel has “literally” grown up in the kosher food industry under the tutelage and guidance of his father, Rabbi Amiram Markel. He is outstanding in all aspects of the industry and has specialized expertise in the field of alternative whole and organic foods. In this capacity, he has supervised for such diverse companies as Vitapact Citrus Products, Perricone’s Natural Fruit Juices, Sea Silver Inc., Herbland Natural Herbs and Vitamins, Nude Foods Raw Vegan Cheese Cakes and Braggs Live Foods Inc. In addition, he has supervised the production of kosher milk and butter, and is presently the executive supervisor of one of the largest providers of kosher grape concentrate in the country. He has also been responsible for private label production for such companies as Smart & Final and Trader Joe’s. Yaakov Yosef Markel is a master of organization and coordination, thus assuring that the kosher supervision of your products will be executed with the highest degree of efficiency and professionalism.