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Things that exist: the Nutella dispenser

THE Nutella dispenser is for when the ketchup runs out and Aunt Jeanie from Des Moins is willing to try the brown sauce:


Posted: 29th, September 2013 | In: The Consumer | Comment

Crime is dead: 5 tonnes of Nutella stolen

Italy Nutella War

IN a break from Margaret Thatcher’s death news, this just in: Crime isn’t what it used to be. Remember when people tried to steal trains filled with money? Remember diamond thieves? Remember organised crime in good tailoring? Counterfeiting, glamorous drug barons and ties to the entertainment business?

That’s all gone.

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Posted: 8th, April 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment

Californian mum wins $3m payout for Nutella’s deceptive advertising

HOW dangerous is Nutella?  The Consumerist reports on goings on in California, where Athena Hohenberg, a litigious San Diego mother of a four-year-old child, took out a class-action lawsuit against Ferrero U.S.A. Inc., makers of the nutty brown gunk. Back in February 2011, mum was “shocked to learn” “that Nutella was in fact not a ‘healthy,’ ‘nutritious’ food”. Nutella was “the next best thing to a candy bar”.

The adverts tell consumers that Nutella can be part of a “tasty yet balanced breakfast”.

The caring mum claims Nutella “contains dangerous levels of saturated fat,” and “over 55% processed sugar.” She says such things”significantly contribute to America’s alarming increase in childhood obesity” and “serious health problems”.

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Posted: 29th, April 2012 | In: The Consumer | Comment (1)