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The Irish Supreme Court ruled the Subway's sandwich rolls don't meet the legal definition of bread because they have too much sugar

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Subway sandwich rolls cannot be legally defined as bread in Ireland, the nation's Supreme Court recently ruled .
The case brought before the court was from Bookfinders Ltd., a Subway franchisee in County Galway, which believed that the rolls should be exempt from value-added tax. The judgement was delivered on Tuesday.
In Ireland, certain staple foods like bread are exempt from VAT. However, in order to differentiate between bread and baked goods, the VAT Act 1972 gives a definition of bread, saying that the fat, sugar, and bread improver should not account for more...
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Subway sandwiches too sweet to be described as bread, rules Irish court

Subway sandwiches too sweet to be described as bread, rules Irish court

28 days ago   |   By The Mirror

The ruling by the Irish Supreme court has been made that the bread cannot be defined as a staple food because it contains too much sugar under tax laws in Ireland
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Subway Sandwich Loaves Too Sugary To Be Called Bread, Says Irish Court

Subway Sandwich Loaves Too Sugary To Be Called Bread, Says Irish Court

28 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

Chew on this: The loaves used to make the sandwiches at Subway apparently don't count as bread. At least not in Ireland, where the country's Supreme Court has ruled that the starch used in the loaves is too sugary to meet the country's legal definition of bread, according to the New York Post. Apparently, the sugar content in the loaves is 10% of the weight of the flour included in the dough, according to the Irish Independent. The court ruling could cost Subway shops on the Emerald Isle some dough. The high sugar content means the bread can't be deemed a staple food and therefore isn't...
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Irish court rules Subway bread is not bread

Irish court rules Subway bread is not bread

28 days ago   |   By The Guardian

The US chain's sandwiches do not meet definition of bread or a staple food, Supreme Court rules in tax case The Irish Supreme court has ruled that the bread served at Subway - a US sandwich food chain with branches in more than 100 countries - cannot be defined as bread. Under Ireland's Value-Added Tax Act of 1972 it cannot even be defined as a staple food, according to the Irish Independent , because it contains too much sugar.
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