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Ben & Jerry’s will end sales in Occupied Palestinian Territory

The announcement came in a statement published on their website.

Jerusalem24 – Ice cream giant, Ben & Jerry’s, announced today that it will no longer distribute its products in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. They did not, however, specify what the Occupied Palestinian Territory was.

In an official statement published on their website, they announced that, “we believe it is inconsistent with our values for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream to be sold in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). We also hear and recognize the concerns shared with us by our fans and trusted partners.”

The Israeli Ben & Jerry’s factory in the southern Israeli town of Kiryat Malachi.

In the statement, they also announced that “Although Ben & Jerry’s will no longer be sold in the OPT, we will stay in Israel through a different arrangement.” They will later announce what the arrangement will be, as no further details were disclosed.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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