To gain contracts in Middle-East countries Danish firms have signed contracts not to trade with Israel for several years.
(If Danish firms have done so - which other firms from EU and the US?)
Arla - the danish dairy firm - says today - that such contracts are pure routine.
Maybe the time has come to check who you are dealing with - and who you are not dealing with.
My Danish friends are embarrassed. To be honest, our Israeli readers have already provided us with some inkling about this. So, I am glad it is out in the open and, hopefully, will lead to a major rethinking on the part of the companies.
It should also give impetus to a"Buy Israel" campaign in Denmark. This link may be useful.
ARLA denies it boycotts Israel. I believe our original information about covering up the origin of the goods should remain the working theory. Still, it is good, ARLA issued a flat denial.