In Finland, Pepsi no longer sells in parliament building over company's presence in Russia
Pepsi products are no longer sold in the Finnish parliament building: the company has not left the Russian market and continues to do business there
Yle reported the information.
According to the manager of the restaurant in the parliament, the company's drinks have already been removed from the shelves.
Earlier, one of the Finnish MPs, Tuomas Kettunen, proposed to stop selling products of the American company Pepsi in the parliament, which, despite statements about the reduction of its business, the cessation of advertising and production of its products, continues to operate in Russia, paying taxes and supporting the economy.
Last year, the American Mondelez, Mars Inc. and PepsiCo Inc. experienced rapid sales growth in Russia. Despite the invasion of Ukraine, they continued their operations and earned record profits.
On September 1, the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) added two leading food corporations, PepsiCo and Mars, to the list of international sponsors of the war.