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Kinder Eggs Are Coming To The U.S., But Not Those Kinder Eggs

The Kinder Surprise is a chocolate egg with a plastic capsule in the middle containing a small toy. It’s a common candy all over the world, but has a cult appeal to Americans because it’s illegal here. It’s so illegal that you can be fined thousands of dollars for smuggling them into the country. Now, though, the company has a product that is American-proof and totally legal, and will introduce it next year. [More]

Maker Of Nutella Buys Hazelnut Supplier To Keep The Choco-Spread Flowing

Maker Of Nutella Buys Hazelnut Supplier To Keep The Choco-Spread Flowing

What do hail storms in Turkey have to do with the supply of Nutella at your local grocery store? A lot, actually. Hazelnut prices are away up due to a worldwide shortage. Ferrero, the company that makes Nutella, uses about 25% of the hazelnuts in the world. It and simplified its supply chain this year by acquiring a major hazelnut processor, Oltan in Turkey. [More]

McDonald’s And Ferrero Offer Fancy McCafe Drinks And Cakes In Hong Kong

McDonald’s And Ferrero Offer Fancy McCafe Drinks And Cakes In Hong Kong

While we Americans are here drinking our McCafé caramel mochas and blueberry pomegranate smoothies like a bunch of suckers, over in Hong Kong, McDonald’s customers get to experience a magical pairing of two of my favorite food groups: caffeine and candy. And cake. There is also cake. [More]

How Many Countries Does It Take To Produce A Single Jar Of Nutella?

How Many Countries Does It Take To Produce A Single Jar Of Nutella?

You’re probably no slump at reading headlines so by now you’ve probably figured out that it takes more than one country to make a jar of Nutella. Because otherwise what would be the point, that’s not news, that’s normal and ho-hum. And yes, it takes a lot more than just say, Italy, where Nutella’s parent company Ferrero is located, to deliver hazelnut spread to the masses. [More]

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Our Brief Hazelnut Nightmare Is Over: Ferrero Bestows Its Blessing On World Nutella Day

Remember when that pack of slavering corporate lawyers went after a helpless World Nutella Day, hounding it through the woods and nipping at its heels, trying to silence its delicious message forever? Hush now, that was aaaaall a bad dream, since Ferrero has called off its ravenous legal team and decided to let World Nutella Day live on.

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Somewhere, There’s A Massive, Chocolatey, Delicious Black Market For Nutella

As mass-market food products go, chocolate-hazelnut spread and noted health food Nutella is pretty expensive per ounce. So it’s not really surprising that thieves made off with more than $20,000 worth of the stuff in the theft on seven pallets, from a parked semi-trailer truck in Germany.

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There's Actually A Settlement In Nutella 'Health Food' Class Action Lawsuit

There's Actually A Settlement In Nutella 'Health Food' Class Action Lawsuit

Remember last year, when various media outlets reported that the mother of a four-year-old child was suing the makers of Nutella for advertising it as a health food? Everyone thought that this was hilarious, because hey, lady, fat-laden choco-paste ain’t a health food. It’s time for us all to stop laughing now, because the class-action lawsuit has been settled for about $3 million, $2.5 million of which is going to consumers willing to admit that they can’t read a nutrition label.

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