Smuggling KFC

May 16, 2013 in Daily Bulletin

Israel’s blockade of the Gaza strip has provided an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to satisfy cravings for KFC writes Ahmed Aldabba:

  • The al-Yamama company purchases fried chicken from a KFC in Egypt, and then smuggles it through a tunnel into Palestine
  • al-Yamama charges $30 – three times the price of the chicken – to compensate for the transportation and smuggling
  • From initial order to final delivery a meal takes about three hours
  • The company advertises its services through Facebook
  • Tunnel smugglers however are worried about the future. The tunnels are being destroyed, making it harder for Palestinians to get access to such luxuries as KFC

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Source: The Christian Science Monitor