Seventy-four Palestinians had been left unemployed after the company closed its West Bank factory under pressure from boycotters.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Southern Israel-based SodaStream has hired 300 new employees for its production plant in the Negev Desert. The company now has 1,400 employees in the Idan Hanegev industrial park near Lehavim, one-third of them Bedouin Arabs from the surrounding area, the Israeli business daily Globes reported. The company, one of the largest employers…
(JTA) — SodaStream, the Israeli company that brought homemade carbonated drinks to kitchens around the world, is making a bid to conquer the home pub with the introduction of Beer Bar, its first homemade brew. The company announced the addition in a news release Monday, spurring share prices to soar, according to the Israeli financial publication Globes. Crafting a…
A New Zealand professor riled the local Jewish community by comparing Israel’s SodaStream to a German company that used Jewish slave labor during World War II.
Fizzy drinks maker SodaStream has raised the prospect of moving work back to the West Bank after the Israeli government refused to extend work permits for its remaining 74 Palestinian workers.
The last Palestinian employees of SodaStream lost their jobs following the company’s move from the West Bank to southern Israel.
SodaStream’s chief executive called the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement anti-Semitic and maintained that his company gave West Bank Palestinian workers good pay and benefits.
SodaStream changed the labels on some of its products to note that they were manufactured in the West Bank, according to an international media group.
Is “enhanced water” the new soda? SodaStream hopes so.
Harvard University Dining Services admitted it made a mistake in deciding to stop buying SodaStream equipment.