Fun Fact Friday: Nutella was invented during WWII

Did you know that Nutella was created during WWII in Italy due to a shortage of chocolate?

According to the history of Nutella, it was created during the 1940’s by Pietro Ferrero as a way to deal with the shortage of chocolate during the war by incorporating hazelnuts, which were abundant in the “Piedmont region of Italy.” This is a great example of, “if life gives you lemons, you make lemonade”. If you are interested in reading more about the history of this tasty spread click on the link below.

Works Cited:

http://www.nutella.com/en/us/history

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