Lebanon is going through its worst economic crisis since the civil war. It’s so bad that even Coca-Cola decided it can no longer continue in the country. And with the coronavirus, the persistent problem of unemployment is at large.
People can actively help raise economic activity and help preserve and create jobs for Lebanese families by shopping local products. Lebanon must aim at becoming a self-sufficient country that does not rely on imports.
It may come as a surprise to many that there is a huge list of products made locally. The next time you go to the market, seek them first.
Beesline is a very successful skincare brand that offers products made with natural ingredients, like bees’ byproducts that are excellent for the skin. Many are surprised when they find out Beesline is actually Lebanese.
Made in Lebanon, these snacks are free from modern white wheat, GMOs, palm oil, milk products, corn, and soy flour. These sweet, vegan, and healthy snacks were voted product of the year in 2019.
#3 The Good Thymes
The Good Thymes is a Lebanese Zaatar brand that offers a selection of blends for all tastebuds. They grow their own zaatar and even ship it worldwide upon request.
#4 The Honey Spoon
The Honey Spoon is a smart way to get that perfect fix of sweetness into your tea, on your toast, or straight into your mouth.
Sneaked is an original Lebanese sneaker brand with massive potential.
#6 Seaside Avenue
Seaside Avenue designs and handcrafts trendy women’s shoes in Beirut and the price range is pretty decent and affordable.
A soap brand proudly made in Lebanon that offers body care, hair care, hand soap, and more.
Using all-natural ingredients, Mymoune produces high-quality preserves, jams, syrups, herbs, arak, and delicacies.
#9 Go Baladi
In order to promote eating healthy, Go Baladi began producing traditional Labneh, 100% organic. They later began producing cheese, milk, jams, and olive paste.
#10 Eshmoon Holistics
Eshmoon offers a range of healthy feel-good products that are organic, sugar-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free.