Labeling Products Will Encourage Sales, Says Winemaker

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The director of the Psagot Winery in Binyamin, Yaakov Berg, said on Wednesday that recent decision to mark products made in Judea and Samaria (Yehuda and Shomron) as being “made in the settlements” will actually help the sales of such products.

On Tuesday, Switzerland’s largest supermarket chain announced that it will tell its customers if products have come from Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria and east Jerusalem.

The chain’s decision came several days after South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry announced that products produced by Israeli companies in Judea and Samaria cannot be labeled as products of Israel.

“Those who want to fight Israel won’t even buy wine from Tel Aviv, they are just looking for a reason to pick on us,” Berg told Arutz Sheva.

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