Oatly is facing boycott from UK customers after it sold stake to private equity ...

Vegan milk brand Oatly is facing a boycott from UK customers after it sold a £150million stake to a group lead by a private equity firm who's boss is a major Donald donor.

The Swedish firm sold its stake to a group of investors - including Oprah Winfrey and - lead by Blackstone. 

Blackstone's CEO Stephen Schwarzman  is a long-time friend of and is his largest campaign donors.

Schwarzman donated £2.8million ($3.7million) to 's 2020 reelection campaign, Bloomberg reports. 

Oatly said - in a Tweet from it's UK Twitter account - that it 'understands our owners can have other investments that don't align with us' but insisted that 'they all believe in and fully support us in our mission'.

Furious oat milk lovers have vowed to strike off Oatly for selling the $200million (£150million) share, claiming the company 'sold their soul'. 

Vegan milk brand Oatly is facing a boycott from UK customers after it sold a £150million stake to a group lead by a private equity firm who's boss Stephen Schwarzman (left) is a major Donald Trump donor

Vegan milk brand Oatly is facing a boycott from UK customers after it sold a £150million stake to a group lead by a private equity firm who's boss Stephen Schwarzman (left) is a major Donald donor

Blackstone's CEO Stephen Schwarzman is a long-time friend of Trump and is his largest campaign donors

Blackstone's CEO Stephen Schwarzman is a long-time friend of and is his largest campaign donors 

Gina Martin wrote: 'I am so disappointed that Oatly is now part of the Blackstone Group. The CEO is Steve Schwarzman, a major donor.' 

Begum Rice wrote: 'For crying out loud. Were you guys that short of offers for investment that you went with Blackstone Group? 

Furious oat milk lovers have vowed to strike off Oatly (file image) for selling the $200million (£150million) share, claiming the company 'sold their soul'

Furious oat milk lovers have vowed to strike off Oatly (file image) for selling the $200million (£150million) share, claiming the company 'sold their soul'

'I'll be voting with my purse I'm afraid. Recommended you to literally tens of people. That comes to an end too. Why sell your soul? Not everything is money!'

Oatly's UK Twitter account replied to the tweet writing: 'Hi there, we really appreciate all the amazing support you've given us in the past, and we're sorry to see this come to an end. 

'We're still Oatly, committed to promoting the plant-based movement. 

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