Ferrero North America, part of the global confectionery company Ferrero Group, today announced plans to invest up to $214.4 million to expand its chocolate processing and product manufacturing plant in Bloomington, Illinois. The 169,000 square foot addition will be dedicated to producing Kinder Bueno, a popular Ferrero premium chocolate bar in Euro...

"I firmly believe that attention to the needs of employees, to their families, to their lives even when they stop working, cements a mutually beneficial social cohesion." This is the sentence that Forbes has chosen as representative of Giovanni Ferrero in the profile that the American magazine has reserved for the industrialist from Alba, among tho...

Anyone who has ever had a gooey spoonful of Nutella in his life will tell you that as spreads go, Nutella is indeed special; and cocoa and hazelnut are a match made in heaven. Perhaps, that is what American blogger, Sara Rosso, thought when she established February 5 as World Nutella Day in 2007.It has been 15 years since we celebrated this day, an...

Ferrero North America believes US consumers are increasingly willing to pay more for chocolate. Why? Because chocolate is a product that delivers a higher expectation. The Italian company believes this trend will only become more important as premium brands and products drive growth for their categories. “Our goal in the US is to continue to expand...

Once again, Giovanni Ferrero, head of the most famous confectionery company in the world, is the richest man in Italy. The entrepreneur was crowned by Forbes Magazine in its annual ranking. His wealth amounts to 33.3 billion dollars, almost 6 billion more than a year ago. But Leonardo Del Vecchio, patron of Exilor-Luxottica, is breathing down his n...

Ferrero North America, part of the global confectionery company the Ferrero Group, today broke ground on a new chocolate processing facility in Bloomington, Illinois. It will be the Ferrero Group's third facility that processes chocolate, and its first outside of Europe. State and local leaders joined Ferrero at a ceremony to celebrate the occasion...

Giovanni Ferrero took over the family business after his brother Pietro's demise in 2011. He is not only the reason behind the rising success of the chocolate and confectionary brand called Ferrero Spa but is also responsible for the successes of famous food brands like Nutella and Kinder. Today, his business skills have yielded him such immense we...

This Valentine's Day, Ferrero Golden Gallery Signature, the premium brand for exceptionally crafted assorted chocolates, and N10 Restaurant, the Los Angeles-based Italian eatery from the soccer legend Alessandro Del Piero, are offering ten individuals and their guests a chance to win a luxurious virtual chocolate tasting and wine pairing journey le...

The chocolate giant behind Nutella and Fannie May on Thursday announced plans to build a chocolate factory in Bloomington, Illinois, its first in North America. New Jersey-based Ferrero North America, part of the Italian candy company Ferrero Group, said it will invest $75 million to expand its existing production facility in Bloomington, where it...

Italian confectionery giant Ferrero is building another new US distribution centre, this one in Georgia. The company said the new 728,000 sq ft facility in McDonough - a suburb of Atlanta - will open in September. It will create 250 new jobs. In recent months, Ferrero has expanded its North American headquarters in New Jersey and opened two new dis...