Does Coca‑Cola transfer profits or funds to Israel?
Question: Does Coca‑Cola transfer profits or funds to Israel?
No, Coca‑Cola don’t favour one country over another in any part of the world, including the Middle East.
Coca‑Cola don’t transfer funds to support armed forces in Israel or any other country in the world.
Did you know?
Coca‑Cola may be a global brand but all Coca‑Cola bottling operations are local. The first people to be hurt by any boycotts are Coca‑Cola local employees, followed by the thousands of retailers, distributors, farmers and others throughout Coca‑Cola supply chain who rely upon on Coca‑Cola for their livelihood.
Facts about our business in the Middle East
Coca‑Cola operate across 14 countries in the Middle East and another 6 in North Africa, beginning with Egypt back in 1942. Coca‑Cola launched Coca‑Cola Palestinian operations in 1998 and today we have 3 bottling plants and 7 distribution centres, including one in Gaza. Coca‑Cola employ 400 people directly and support 4,000 more through our supply chain. Coca‑Cola are deeply committed to the Palestinian community Coca‑Cola serve.
Coca‑Cola has supported many social and environmental initiatives that contribute to the sustainability of Palestinian communities, Israeli communities and communities in every single country in which Coca‑Cola operate. Coca‑Cola initiatives have focused on youth, sports, health and education.
Coca-Cola said it remains deeply concerned about the ongoing violence in Israel and Gaza and its severe impact on communities in the region.
“Like everyone of good will, we want to see peace in the Middle East and everywhere else,” it said.