Frequently asked questions

Yes, since January 2015 Nutella® only uses 100% sustainable and RSPO-certified segregated palm oil, which is traceable.

This type of palm oil does not contribute to deforestation, species extinction, high greenhouse gas emissions or violate human rights. 

In November 2013, Ferrero® (the maker of Nutella®) moved beyond the RSPO certification by adopting a ‘No Deforestation’ policy, the Ferrero Palm Oil Charter, a robust, publicly available and time-bound implementation plan, working extensively with its suppliers. To turn the Charter commitment into concrete actions, Ferrero® established a technical partnership with The Forest Trust (TFT) to support the implementation of its Palm Oil Charter. Find out more at

Ferrero (the maker of Nutella®) aims at sourcing 100% certified as sustainable cocoa beans by end of 2020. At the end of 2017, Ferrero consumed more than 120,000 tonnes of cocoa beans of which 70% was certified as sustainable cocoa and is line for its predicted target. Currently, Ferrero is sourcing certified as sustainable cocoa beans through farms that are certified by one of its partners UTZ Certified, Rainforest Alliance Certified and Fairtrade. Details can be found at