Friday, January 26, 2018

French go nuts for Nutella

France has seen nothing like it: supermarket aisles of brawling customers throwing punches, pulling hair and shoving the elderly out of the way.
A decision by the Intermarch√© store chain to offer a hefty discount on jars of Nutella – France’s favourite chocolate spread – caused near riots in shops around the country.

2 comments:

  1. I've never tried the stuff, but humanity seems able to go totally insane over the smallest of things.

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  2. Here in the NYC metro area Nutella is being marketed as a hazel nut spread with “just a ‘touch’” of cocoa. I suppose it’s meant to imply it’s healthy; but they can’t say so because it’s not. See the label:
    https://www.nutella.com/en/us/range


    Here’re some fun facts about Europe’s favorite nut spread:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/food-and-drink/features/world-nutella-day-10-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-choc-spread/

    BTW - we also seem to have a jar around here. It moves constantly albeit slowly.

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