Perugina

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In the late 1990s, Alitalia painted one of its Boeing 747s in a special Baci livery.

Perugina is an Italian confectionery company based in Perugia, Italy.

The company was formed in 1907 by Giovanni Buitoni and Luisa Spagnoli, who was a confectioner in her own right. It was founded in the town of Perugia, which is located in central Italy.

The company was introduced to the United States at the 1939 World's Fair in New York, and has since become known for producing fine chocolates all around the world.

The company produces a wide array of chocolate and food products, including chocolate bars, hard candy, nougat, and biscotti. During Easter-time, a major product is chocolate Easter eggs wrapped in colorful aluminium paper.

Their most famous product are the "Baci" chocolate "kisses" filled with hazelnut, wrapped in a multilingual love note. These love notes are written in either Italian, English, French, German, Greek, Spanish, or Portuguese.

Perugina is now a division of the Nestlé corporation.

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