An elderly Arab man tries the first Palestinian Coke productin Palestinian-ruled Ramallah August 1. The Palestinian producer of Coca Cola products began distributing soft drinks in the West Bank and Gaza on Saturday in Coke's first partnership with a private Palestinian firm. Coca Cola's Israeli bottler previously supplied the Palestinian market.
As the first Coca-Cola filling plant started production in Gaza City last week, its manager said the venture would send a “message to investors” that the beleaguered Palestinian enclave was open for business.
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