Middle East To put food on the table in Turkey, enterprising Syrians sell 'taste of home'

Syrian refugees in Turkey are importing coffee, cigarettes, and other simple and inexpensive products from their homeland to sell to fellow refugees. The extra income barely covers costs for many households. 

By , Correspondent

Dominique Soguel

For the tens of thousands of Syrian refugees struggling to eke out a living along the Turkish border, selling a taste of home – basic products brought from their war-torn nation – has proved a surefire business that helps families stay afloat in exile.