A new Beigel and Beigel factory in Tzfat was opened this week. Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom and Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Shalom Simchon were there. The mayor of Ariel, Ron Nachman, was not because he claimed that companies are receiving building and tax credits due to companies opening up in peripheral areas. In that sense, Nachman said, the government was encouraging the international boycott of Judea and Samaria. Unilever decided to move the factory after European groups organized a boycott of Unilever products over the fact that the company owned a factory in the “Occupied West Bank.”
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