Frequently asked



Nutella® derives its unique tast from the combination of roasted hazelnuts, skim milk and a hint of cocoa. Nutella® has no artifical colors or preservatives.

The blend of simple ingredients like hazelnuts, sugar, skim milk and a hint of cocoa gives Nutella® its unique taste. Combined with its creamy texture is delightful to the taste buds. The best way to find out is to try it yourself.

Nutella® should be stored at room temperature between 18-24 °C (between 64 and 75°F). Keep the container tightly closed and store in a cool, dry place to maintain maximum flavor. Do not refrigerate Nutella®, otherwise it will harden and become difficult to spread. Excessive heat will accelerate the loss of flavor and may cause the oils found in Nutella® to separate.

Nutella® has a 12 month shelf life even after opening for the portion packs (15g), jars (25g), the tub (3kg) and cartridge (1kg). Nutella® piping bag (1kg) has a 6 month shelf life.

Nutella® is a registered trademark of Ferrero S.p.A. The use of Nutella® hazelnut spread in the preparation of other products does not automatically grant a right to use the Nutella® trademark. However, certain limited use is authorized by Ferrero S.p.A. under the terms and conditions set forth below.

NUTELLA® Piping Bag is delivered ready to go, it’s been designed to easily insert, fill and decorate recipes with NUTELLA®. It’s perfect for tasty croissants, crepes, pancake, muffins doughnuts or any of your creations. Simply snip, pipe and serve your delicious NUTELLA® creations!

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Palm oil is used in Nutella® to give the product its creamy texture, as well as to heighten the flavour of its ingredients, thanks to the oil's odourless and tasteless properties. Furthermore, it is the best ingredient for giving Nutella® the right texture, and importantly avoiding the need for a hydrogenation process which produces trans-fats.

Did you know? World Nutella® Day was established on February 5th, 2007, by Sara Rosso, an American blogger and a Nutella® lover just like you.

The history of Nutella® is an inspiring tale of love and passion born in a small pastry shop in Alba with the creation of a unique and incomparable product. The year was 1946 and it marked the start of what was to become Ferrero.

Nutella® has a 12 month shelf life even after opening for the portion packs (15g), jars (25g) and the tubs (3kg). Nutella® piping bag (1kg) has a 6 month shelf life.

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