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Encyclopedia > Ferrero SpA
Ferrero S.p.A.
Type Public
Founded Alba, Italy (1946)
Headquarters Alba, Italy
Key people Pietro Ferrero, Founder
Industry Food processing
Products chocolate and other confectionery products
Revenue image:green up.png€5.6 billion (2004)
Employees 16,000 (2003)
Slogan Making Quality Confection A Part Of Every Day Life
Website Gruppo Ferrero
A couple boxes of Australian Peppermint-flavoured Tic Tacs, manufactured by Ferrero.
A couple boxes of Australian Peppermint-flavoured Tic Tacs, manufactured by Ferrero.
A Jar of Nutella.
A Jar of Nutella.

Ferrero SpA is an Italian manufacturer of chocolate and other confectionery products, founded by confectioner Pietro Ferrero in 1946 and based in Alba. The company now has more than 19,000 employees and is still owned by the Ferrero family. A public company usually refers to a company which is permitted to offer its securites (i. ... Alba is the ancient and modern Gaelic name (IPA: ) for the country of Scotland (also Alba in Irish, and in Old Gaelic Albu). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Alba is the ancient and modern Gaelic name (IPA: ) for the country of Scotland (also Alba in Irish, and in Old Gaelic Albu). ... Food processing is the set of methods and techniques used to transform raw ingredients into food for consumption by humans or animals. ... Chocolate most commonly comes in dark, milk, and white varieties, with cocoa solids contributing to the brown coloration. ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... Green up arrow for a positive change in revenue from last fiscal year. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the album by the Kaiser Chiefs see Employment (album) Employment , one being the employer employee. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Look up slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (640x614, 150 KB)The front side of a box of Kinder Chocolate (version as distributed by Ferrero UK). ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (640x614, 150 KB)The front side of a box of Kinder Chocolate (version as distributed by Ferrero UK). ... A box of Kinder Chocolate Kinder Chocolate is a confectionary product of Ferrero SpA. It consists of a combination of milk chocolate with a milk cream filling. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Tictac_au. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Tictac_au. ... Image File history File links Tartine_et_pot_de_Nutella. ... Image File history File links Tartine_et_pot_de_Nutella. ... Chocolate most commonly comes in dark, milk, and white varieties, with cocoa solids contributing to the brown coloration. ... The term confectionery refers to food items rich in sugar. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


History

In 1946 Pietro Ferrero invented a cream of hazelnuts and cocoa, meant to be spread on bread, and called it Pasta Gianduja. The product had a great success and therefore Ferrero created the new company to produce and market it. 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Binomial name Corylus avellana L. The Common Hazel (Corylus avellana) is a shrub native to Europe and Asia. ... Cocoa beans in a cacao pod Cocoa is the dried and partially fermented fatty seed of the cacao tree from which chocolate is made. ...


A similar product, sold under the name Nutella since 1964, became popular around the world, along with many other products, including the chocolates Ferrero Rocher, Pocket Coffee, Mon Chéri, Giotto, Confetteria Raffaello cocunut cream candy, and the Tic Tac breath mints. Ferrero also produce the Kinder product series, including Kinder Surprise (also known as "Kinder Eggs"), Fiesta Ferrero, Kinder Chocolate bars, Kinder Happy Hippo, Kinder Maxi, Kinder Délice and Kinder Bueno. Nutella is the brand name of a hazelnut-based sweet spread created by the Italian company Ferrero. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... A box of Ferrero Rocher Ferrero Rocher are small, spherical chocolate sweets made by Ferrero SpA. The sweets consist of a whole roasted hazelnut encased in a thin wafer shell filled with nutella/hazelnut cream and covered in milk chocolate and chopped hazelnuts. ... Pocket-Coffee is an internationally known brand name of the Ferrero company for a chocolate confectionery. ... Mon Chéri® is an internationally known brand name of the Ferrero company for a chocolate confectionery. ... A couple of boxes of Australian Peppermint-flavored Tic Tacs Polypropylene lid of a Tic Tacs box, with a living hinge and the resin identification code under its flap A Canadian box of Tic Tac Big Pack format mints. ... A Kinder Surprise with Hungarian label Half a Kinder Surprise, with the plastic shell containing the toy (the shell varies in color) Kinder Surprise, also known as a Kinder Egg (Kinder being German meaning Children), is a childrens confection in the form of a chocolate egg containing a small... A box of Kinder Chocolate Kinder Chocolate is a confectionary product of Ferrero SpA. It consists of a combination of milk chocolate with a milk cream filling. ... Italian Kinder Happy Hippo in wrapper Italian Kinder Happy Hippo in wrapper Italian Kinder Happy Hippo Italian Kinder Happy Hippo with nose bitten off Kinder Happy Hippo is a cookie/candy made by Ferrero SpA, the same company that makes Kinder Surprise and Tic Tacs, among other candies. ... Kinder Bueno is a chocolate bar from Ferrero. ...


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