Ben & Jerry’s cancels plan to stop sales in West Bank
June 29, 2022
Ben & Jerry’s will continue to sell ice cream throughout Israel and the West Bank, after announcing last year that it would stop sales in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, Unilever, the ice cream company’s parent company, announced on Wednesday. As part of the agreement between Unilever and Ben & Jerry’s Israel branch, the former has sold business interests in Israel to Avi Zinger, CEO of Ben & Jerry’s Israel. The deal will allow Zinger to continue selling the ice cream under the Ben & Jerry’s brand throughout Israel, including the West Bank. READ MORE
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