Ferrero North America, part of the global sweet-packaged food company the Ferrero Group known for Keebler®, Butterfinger®, Nutella®, Kinder®, Tic Tac®, and other well-loved brands, today celebrated the opening of its first chocolate processing facility in North America and third globally. The 70,000 square foot expansion to Ferrero's manufacturing...

60 years of history locked in a jar, Nutella has become a brand, not just a product. Nutella's 60 years celebrate the genius of Michele Ferrero, who invented the hazelnut and chocolate spread in 1964. For decades it was an almost unique proposition inside large-scale retail; today it has become a product category in its own right. On April 20, 1964...

Italian brands are growing by 11% in 2024. The post-pandemic recovery does not stop and involves our most popular sectors, namely clothing and food. In the second area in the Top Ten we find three brands, all three from Ferrero. This is what emerges from the new Kantar BrandZ Top 40 Most Valuable Italian Brands 2024 report. Overall, 28 Italian bran...

Approximately 170 children participated in the charity Easter egg hunt hosted by the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, in the backyard of Villa Firenze. The event, organized in collaboration with the American Italian Food Coalition and the Italian Cultural Society, with the support of Ferrero, raised thirty thousand dolla...

Ferrero achieved substantial growth last year, despite inflationary pressures. The company retained market share everywhere and is looking for new growth in the United States. In its financial year 2022/2023, which ended on 31 August, sales rose 20.7 % to 17 billion euros. The growth was both organic and through acquisitions, CFO Daniel Martinez Ca...

Nutella, the Italian chocolate-hazelnut spread, is celebrated internationally with World Nutella Day on 5 February. This year also marks the 60th anniversary of the iconic brand by Ferrero, a Made in Italy success story, invented in 1964. The story of Nutella goes back to post-war Italy when cocoa was a scarce commodity. Ferrero, founded as a pastr...

The Ferrero Group kicked off the holiday shopping season with a new coup-the last of this year, in all likelihood: the acquisition of the in-house Jelly Belly Candy Company, founded way back in 1869 in Fairfield, Illinois. The Jelly Belly brand is in fact already present in more than sixty countries on all five continents, and is known as "one of t...

Quality has always been at the heart of everything Ferrero does. What originally started as a small family-run business in Italy, quickly became one of the world’s largest and most well-known sweet-packaged food companies. The taste of hazelnuts and chocolate that characterize most of its products, starting with Nutella, is distinguishable worldwid...

The addition of 200 new positions underscores and strengthens the presence of the Italian confectionery behemoth, Ferrero, in the U.S. ice cream segment, following its acquisition of Wells Enterprises at the close of 2022. According to reports from FoodDive magazine, this expansion project at the Dunkerque facility in New York, which plays a pivota...

For a while now, a selection of American supermarkets has been hosting an intriguing addition on their shelves: Nutella Peanut, the peanut butter incarnation of the world’s most renowned spread (originally hazelnut-derived). This noteworthy revelation first emerged across certain blogs and TikTok accounts. Speaking to the Italian publication Alimen...