Soft drink made of Christmas trees to come

By: Trademagazin editor Date: 2021. 01. 26. 11:05
An Estonian company makes a pine-flavored tonic from discarded Christmas trees. The minced needles of the pines are flavored with cardamom and lemon peel, so this is a sweet-bitter drink with a special taste – wrote after Euronews.

According to the head of the soft drink plant, pine has been used for food in the Nordic countries for centuries because it is rich in minerals and vitamins.

However, not all Christmas trees can be recycled this way: the smaller pine trees that decorate the rooms dry out too much by the end of the holiday season to make a soft drink. However, large pine trees adorning the main squares of northern cities, in which moisture remains, may be suitable. (

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