Keyword: Nutella

French Nutella factory halts production after 'quality defect'

Factory at Villers-Ecalles in Normandy produces around 600,000 jars a day, or about a quarter of all the Nutella made worldwide.

French authorities launch probe into Nutella sales that sparked riots

The French finance ministry has launched an investigation into the legality of a sales promotion of hazlenut spread Nutella by a national retail chain which slashed prices by 70 percent, prompting fights and wild behaviour by shoppers in some stores, who witnesses said behaved 'like animals'.


French supermarket riots erupt over cut-price Nutella campaign

There were scenes of fighting and chaos in a number of stores of the Intermarché retail chain around France on Thursday as crowds of shoppers, some described as behaving 'like animals', grabbed jars of the popular chocolate hazelnut spread Nutella being offered at knock-down prices.

French parliament reduces proposed 'Nutella' tax sum

A bill of law proposing a punitive 300-euro-per tonne tax on palm oil has been amended to 90 euros per tonne after protests from producer countries.

France's Ségolène Royal apologizes for Nutella boycott call

French environment minister's climbdown came after protests from Italy where the popular chocolate and nut spread is produced.

Nutella spat: France's Ségolène Royal told to leave Italian products alone

Italy’s environment minister plans to eat Nutella for dinner after French counterpart urged people to avoid product over deforestation fears.

French parents banned from naming their child Nutella or Fraise

Judge ruled that giving a girl the 'name of a chocolate spread' was against her interests as it 'might lead to mockery and unpleasant remarks'.

France's 'Nutella amendment' causes big fat international row

French threat to quadruple taxes on products containing palm oil, one of Nutella's key ingredients, has angered producers in Malaysia.