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Nutella Maker Reportedly Snags Deal to Buy Nestlé’s U.S. Candy Business

Source: Grub Street NY

It looks like Nutella is about to get some American stepsiblings. Italian parent company Ferrero has reportedly struck a $2.8 billion deal to acquire all of Nestlé’s U.S. candy brands. An insider tells Bloomberg News that the official announcement could come as soon as Sunday, and it’d put Nutella …

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Nutella Maker Secretly Changed the Spread’s Recipe in Europe So It’s More Sugary

Source: Grub Street NY

Nutella’s apparently super-sneaky Italian maker, Ferrero, has quietly changed the recipe for its marquee hazelnut spread. Writing on Facebook, an eagle-eyed German consumer-watchdog group says it discovered the scandal by analyzing the nutrition label on jars — the product appears to now contain 16 percent more powdered skim …

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What You Need to Know About America’s Brand-new Nutella Café

Source: Grub Street NY

America is finally getting rewarded for its obsession with Italy’s most famous jarred product: It will soon be home to the world’s only official stand-alone café devoted to Nutella. Ferrero says in a press release that its Nutella Cafe — potentially the first of many — …

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Ferrero Argues Nutella Is Way Too Perfect to Cause Cancer

Source: Grub Street NY

Ferrero is mounting an ad campaign countering claims that a key Nutella ingredient might be carcinogenic — by telling people the hazelnut spread would be less delicious if it were to make changes and eliminate a “potential health concern.” About a fifth of Ferrero’s sales come from …

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