Pietro Ferrero

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Pietro Ferrero
Born (1898-09-02)2 September 1898
Farigliano, Kingdom of Italy
Died 2 March 1949(1949-03-02) (aged 50)
Farigliano, Italy
Occupation Businessperson
Known for Ferrero SpA
Children Michele Ferrero
Relatives Pietro Ferrero Jr.
(grandson, deceased)

Pietro Ferrero (2 September 1898 – 2 March 1949) was the founder of Ferrero SpA, an Italian confectionery and chocolatier company. His company invented Nutella, a hazelnut-cream spread, which is now sold in over 160 countries. The famous Ferrero Rochers are also made by his company, Ferrero.[1]