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Ben & Jerry’s values may not square with parent Unilever when it comes to business in disputed West Bank territory, where the former’s ice cream will no longer be sold. CEO Alan Jope says only that Unilever remains committed to its business in Israel, where it has invested more than ILS 1bn over the last decade.
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