New York (CNN Business)Ben & Jerry's will no longer sell ice cream in occupied Palestinian territories, saying it's inconsistent with the values o

Ben & Jerry's will stop selling ice cream in Palestinian territories

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New York (CNN Business)Ben & Jerry's will no longer sell ice cream in occupied Palestinian territories, saying it's inconsistent with the values of the socially conscious brand.

New York (CNN Business)Ben & Jerry's will no longer sell ice cream in occupied Palestinian territories, saying it's inconsistent with the values of the socially conscious brand.The ice cream company, which is owned by Unilever, has been doing business in Israel since 1987.But the brand has come under scrutiny for its relationships in Israel in recent years as tensions in the region have flared up. The Vermont-based company has aligned itself with liberal causes, including diverting some funds destined for police departments and investing "that money in community-driven solutions that foster real health, peacekeeping, and safety," it said in a statement in June 2020. The company has called on the United States to end white supremacy and

New York (CNN Business)Ben & Jerry's will no longer sell ice cream in occupied Palestinian territories, saying it's inconsistent with the values of the socially conscious brand.

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