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Calling all Chocolate lovers: Nutella Is Looking For Taste Testers

ITALY: Would you like to get a job that just required you to eat Nutella? If yes then we have just the perfect job for you. Nutella is looking for 60 taste testers for their factory in Northern Italy and are asking only for four hours a week, over two days. No experience is required apart from your love for chocolatey goodness and to add to the glory they are offering you a 'competitive salary! You can get a job as a taste tester for a lot of food and drink products. Every food producing company needs them…

WATCH: Shoppers go nuts for Nutella discount

STRASBOURG: A French supermarket chain's decision to slash the price of Nutella by 70 percent has sparked frenzy, with shoppers across the country jostling to squirrel away as many jars of the nutty spread as possible in what one worker likened to an orgy. Video posted online Thursday and testimony from baffled supermarket workers showed long queues forming outside Intermarche supermarkets and chaotic scenes as bargain hunters stormed inside. "People just rushed in, shoving everyone, breaking things," one employee in…

Spreading controversy: Nutella changes formula

BERLIN: The maker of the chocolate and hazelnut spread Nutella acknowledged Monday adjusting its formula following a report by a German consumer group. The Hamburg Consumer Protection Centre said on its Facebook page that a jar of spread made by the Italian chocolate firm Ferrero now contains 8.7 percent powdered skim milk, compared to 7.5 percent previously, based on an analysis of the product label. Ferrero, via its German subsidiary, said it had made an "adjustment" to the spread as many brands regularly do with…

EU plans to crack down on Coca-Cola, Nutella, fish fingers for double standard

BRUSSELS: The EU unveiled plans Tuesday to crack down on food makers selling poor quality versions of products including Coca-Cola, Nutella and fish fingers in different parts of the bloc, particularly in eastern Europe. Eastern member countries have complained bitterly of "food apartheid" or being treated as "Europe's garbage can" by manufacturers who use the same label for everyday goods that are of far lower standards than in the west. The European Commission, the EU's executive arm and watchdog, will give member…

Is Nutella dessert or jam?

The sugary hazelnut paste Nutella has been beloved the world over for 50 years. But is it a dessert or a jam? The makers of the cocoa-flavored spread say consumers in the United States are far more likely to spread it on toast than on ice cream, and they are pressuring US authorities to recognize this -- a move that would halve the product's official serving size, and thus reduce the fat, sugar and calories appearing on the required label. The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday began accepting public comments…