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Ben & Jerry’s freezes out Israeli-occupied territories with ice cream boycott

This week, ice cream brand Ben & Jerry’s announced plans to exit Israeli-occupied territories. According to the business – known for its Milk & Cookies, Mint Chocolate Cookie, and Americone Dream flavoured ice creams – selling into ‘Occupied Palestinian Territory’ (OPT) is ‘inconsistent’ with its values.“We also hear and recognise the concerned shared by our…

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Ben & Jerry’s to stop sales in West Bank, east Jerusalem

Ben & Jerry’s says it is going to stop selling its ice cream in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and contested east Jerusalem, saying the sales in the territories sought by the Palestinians are “inconsistent with our values.”By WILSON RING and JOSEF FEDERMAN Associated PressJuly 19, 2021, 8:46 PM• 6 min readMONTPELIER, Vt. — Ben &…