With more than 600 current employees, NBC is the third largest Palestinian employer and the fifth largest Palestinian investor, and has been serving Palestinian communities and investing in its operations for more than 18 years since bottling the first
The plant, which first began production in April 2016 and has now reached full current capacity, was officially inaugurated at an event hosted by senior
Future expansion plans already underway will introduce new bottling lines and new delivery trucks to the plant, expanding the number of employees from 120 today to 270 over the next three years. Over the last 18 years, NBC has established a strong local supply-chain of suppliers, retailers and distributors, creating an economic multiplier effect of over 10 indirect jobs supported for every direct employee.
Commenting on the announcement, Muhtar Kent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The
Reflecting on the milestone inauguration, Zahi Khouri, Founder and Chairman of NBC said “Ever since NBC first began operations, we have been firmly committed to building a successful Palestinian business that can create employment opportunities, support the national economy and demonstrate the great capabilities of our region while serving products of the very highest quality. The opening of our first Gaza plant is an important milestone on this journey.”
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