SodaStream Gets Into The Beer Business With New Home Brewing System

06/02/2016 - 11:33

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.

Sodastream CEO Daniel Birnbaum posing for a photograph at the SodaStream factory next to the city of Rahat, Israel. JTA

Latest SodaStream Drama Falling Flat

BDS, Palestinian workers, and the company’s new Negev plant.

03/08/2016 - 12:31
Contributing Editor

Can everybody please stop talking nonsense about Sodastream?

Palestinian SodaStream employees show identity cards after being laid off from Negev plant as a result of a permit battle. Getty

SodaStream Reportedly Changes Some Labeling To ‘Made In The West Bank’

04/06/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — 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.

Harvard Halts SodaStream Purchases

12/17/2014 - 19:00

Harvard University will stop buying SodaStream equipment following protests by Palestinian students and their supporters.

Everything You Need To Know About SodaStream’s Move

11/03/2014 - 19:00

Tel Aviv — SodaStream, the Israeli at-home seltzer machine company, announced last week that it would be closing its West Bank factory and moving the facility’s operations to southern Israel next year. Here’s what you need to know about SodaStream, the controversy that has bubbled up in its midst and what the actress Scarlett Johansson has to do with it.

Report: SodaStream Mulling Departure From West Bank Plant

09/01/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The Israeli firm SodaStream, which has been a target of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, is considering closing its West Bank factory.

SodaStream Fires Palestinian Employees In Ramadan Fast Dispute

07/20/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The SodaStream company reportedly fired 60 Palestinian employees from its West Bank plant over a dispute on breaking the Ramadan fast.

SodaStream Store In Britain Shuts After Two Years Of Weekly Protests

07/07/2014 - 20:00

An Israeli-owned store in England that sold replacement parts for SodaStream closed after two years of weekly boycott protests.

Report: Starbucks To Buy 10 Percent Stake In SodaStream

04/23/2014 - 20:00

JERUSALEM  — Starbucks is in advanced talks to buy 10 percent of Israeli home soda machine company SodaStream, an Israeli business daily reported.

Boycott Fears Bubbling Over Amid SodaStream Controversy

Israelis warn of snowball of boycotts that could harm economic stability.

02/04/2014 - 19:00
Israel Correspondent

Maale Adumim, West Bank — Just a few weeks after signing on actress Scarlett Johansson as its brand ambassador, Israeli fizzy-drink maker SodaStream has become a lightning rod in the debate about efforts to impose an economic boycott against Israel.

The entrance to the SodaStream factory in Maale Adumim. Credit: Joshua Mitnick/JW
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