Arab Today, arab today israel allows establishemnt of cocacola factory in gaza
Last Updated : GMT 04:58:20
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Israel allows establishemnt of Coca-cola factory in Gaza

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Israel allows establishemnt of Coca-cola factory in Gaza

Israeli Defense Ministry
Gaza City - MENA

Coca-Cola began construction on its first plant in Gaza on Monday, as the Israeli Defense Ministry’s coordinator of government activities in the territories (COGAT) allowed nine trucks with production equipment to enter the coastal enclave, reported the Jerusalem Post Tuesday.
The factory, which will take three years to build at a cost of $20 million, will stand in the Karni industrial zone, near Kibbutz Nahal Oz, and is expected to initially employ 120 people, but eventually create 1,000 jobs, including those that sprout up indirectly around the factory.
COGAT approved the plant, which will compete with an existing Pepsi plant, before last summer’s war with Hamas in Gaza. The equipment trucks originated in Jordan and entered Israel through the Rabin/Wadi Araba crossing and Gaza through the southern Kerem Shalom crossing.
The man behind the soda pop venture in Gaza is Palestinian entrepreneur Zahi Khouri, a founder and the chairman of the Ramallah-based National Beverage Company, which is solely licensed for Coca-Cola in the West Bank.
According to Khouri, it makes more financial and environmental sense to produce and bottle the product they sell to Gazans in the Strip because bottles can be recycled and reused.
The first phase, which will become operational in the third quarter of 2015, will focus on carbonated beverages, while the second, pegged for late 2016 or early 2017, will expand to juices, water and other noncarbonated products.
The Coca-Cola Co. invested $25m. into its Palestinian business in the past five years, according to the National Beverage Company. It also has sponsored a clean water project in Gaza with Mercy Corp. and featured soccer fans from Palestine in a viral World Cup promotion over the summer.

 

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today israel allows establishemnt of cocacola factory in gaza Arab Today, arab today israel allows establishemnt of cocacola factory in gaza

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Fadi Kataya explains secrets of  Nancy Ajram's newlook
Arab Today, arab today Messi visit will contribute in tourism

GMT 14:04 2017 Friday ,24 February

Messi visit will contribute in tourism
Arab Today, arab today Expresses Algerian history by woody figures

GMT 13:26 2017 Friday ,24 February

Expresses Algerian history by woody figures
Arab Today, arab today Mental conflict endures

GMT 07:36 2017 Friday ,24 February

Mental conflict endures

GMT 06:25 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Bupa Arabia sponsors SMEA forum

GMT 06:11 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Football: Turkish company wins Qatar World Cup contract

GMT 05:46 2017 Thursday ,23 February

SABIC net profits fall in 2016

GMT 21:01 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Saudi Aramco mulls offering citizens discounted shares

GMT 16:50 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Yahoo salvages Verizon deal
View News in Arabic - Business: أخبار الشركات
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Reading therapy relieves mental disorders

GMT 15:39 2017 Friday ,24 February

Reading therapy relieves mental disorders
Arab Today, arab today UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years

GMT 05:14 2017 Thursday ,23 February

UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years
Arab Today, arab today Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage

GMT 12:16 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage
Arab Today, arab today Pluto's unruly moons

GMT 06:31 2015 Thursday ,04 June

Pluto's unruly moons
Arab Today, arab today Tesla back into red but revenue grows

GMT 07:27 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Tesla back into red but revenue grows
Arab Today, arab today Nissan enhances sales in most markets

GMT 14:08 2017 Monday ,20 February

Nissan enhances sales in most markets
Arab Today, arab today Wafaa Amer is happy for Sherihan’s return

GMT 07:36 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Wafaa Amer is happy for Sherihan’s return
Arab Today, arab today Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 10:28 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 05:19 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Salma Rashid happy for 'A Whisper of Love'

GMT 12:35 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

63-Year-Old Woman Delivers Baby

GMT 22:42 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Nasima Gamei revives heritage in jewelries

GMT 15:53 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Small ponds have outsized impact

GMT 20:33 2017 Friday ,17 February

To release new antiques collection

GMT 07:51 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Mom's immune system accepts babies

GMT 09:59 2017 Monday ,20 February

Tourism shows signs of recovery

GMT 13:12 2015 Saturday ,09 May

Sheikh Sultan opens Sharjah Centre

GMT 20:02 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Nohan Seyam designs beautiful accessories
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday