ESTONIA FOOD SECTOR UPSET OVER BALTIC STATE APPROVING NEW SUGARY DRINKS TAX

The Estonian parliament has approved introducing a special tax on sales sugary drinks that includes dairy products, causing concern within the Baltic state’s food and dairy industry.
Taxable beverages mentioned in the law now include sweet drinkable yogurt, kefir (fermented milk drinks), as well as sweetened soy milk. The Estonian Food Industry Association (Eesti Toiduainetööstuse Liit), along with Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, have urged the country’s President Kersti Kaljulaid not to approve the Sugary Drink Tax Act. They have ...


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