Perugina is an Italian confectionery company based in Perugia, Italy.
The company was formed in 1907 by Giovanni Buitoni and Luisa Spagnoli, a confectioner in her own right, in the town of Perugia, in central Italy.
The company was introduced to the U.S.A at the 1939 World's Fair in New York, and has since become known for fine chocolate 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 aluminum paper.
Their most famous product are the "Baci", chocolate "kisses" filled with hazelnut, wrapped in a multilingual (may contain Italian, English, French, German, Greek, Spanish or Portuguese) love note.
Perugina is now a division of the Nestlé corporation.
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