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Kimberly Cooper
Marketing Coordinator

New Halal and Kosher Items Available at On-Campus Convenience Stores

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Houston, Feb. 17, 2016 — University of Houston Dining Services now offers halal and kosher items at the Cougar Xpress Markets in the Student Center, Cougar Village and Calhoun Lofts.

Customers now can purchase a convenient halal or kosher snack such as SkinnyPop Popcorn, chocolate-covered fruit snacks or Golden Oreos.

"The snacks and prepared meals offer our customers a one-stop shopping experience during a lunch break or on the way to class," said Sybil Reado, UH Dining convenience store manager.

Other items include frozen, prepared meals like a Korean-style taco with halal chicken in a corn tortilla or halal chicken tikka masala served with basmati rice.

Each store offers a dedicated section for the halal and kosher items. Store associates can assist customers who may need help locating them.

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