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Ben & Jerry's to freeze sales

(JNS) — Ben & Jerry’s announced on Monday that it will end sales of its ice-cream in Judea and Samaria

In a statement posted on the company’s website, the ice-cream brand said that it believes “it is inconsistent with our values for Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream to be sold in the Occupied Palestinian Territory,” claiming that “we also hear and recognize the concerns shared with us by our fans and trusted partners.”

“We have a longstanding partnership with our licensee, who manufactures Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream in Israel and distributes it in the region. We have been working to change this, and so we...

 

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