Ireland’s Supreme Court says the bread used on subway sites across the country is loaded with a great deal of sugar and should not be considered a “staple food”.
The decision was made in response to an Irish Subway franchisor who challenged the European state’s value-added tax, according to a report from the Irish Times.
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In Ireland, basic food items, which include bread, can be taxed.
This exemption paid the franchisee of Subway, Bookfinders Ltd. , To request a refund on the grounds that the fast service sandwich shop serves food on bread, and therefore must be exempt from VAT at 21% when the sandwiches are not eaten at their premises.
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The five-judge court ruled that Subway bread contains more sugar than is permitted for basic foods under the VAT Act 1972. The law stipulates that the total amount of sugars, fats, and bread improvers cannot exceed 2 percent of the weight of flour used. Tax-free, which separates the “staple” bread from the pretzels and other calorie-dense items used in bread.
The Subway bread was reported to have sugar that it used 10% of the weight of flour, according to the judges’ ruling. This amount does not fit the “legal definition of bread”.
Fox News did not immediately receive a response from Subway at time of publication.
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In Subway restaurants in Ireland, there are six types of bread (excluding tortilla wraps), according to the Irish company’s website.
Customers can choose from Italian white bread, Italian bread mixed with cheeses, herbs and cheese, delicious Italian bread, 9-grain wheat bread, 9-grain multi-seed bread, and 6-inch gluten-free bread. Bread.
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The calorie count for six types of bread is not included in Subway’s “September 2020 UK and Ireland” Nutrition Facts list, which can be downloaded from its website.
For the sake of comparison, in the United States there are 13 types of bread (excluding 2 tortilla rolls) ranging from 120 to 220 calories, 2 and 5 grams of sugar and 1 and 5 grams of total fat.
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