Pietro Ferrero

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Pietro Ferrero
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Pietro Ferrero
Born(1898-09-02)2 September 1898
Died2 March 1949(1949-03-02) (aged 50)
Farigliano, Italy
OccupationChocolatier, confectionery company founder
Known forFerrero SpA
ChildrenMichele Ferrero
RelativesPietro Ferrero Jr.
Giovanni Ferrero

Pietro Ferrero (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpjɛːtro ferˈrɛːro]; 2 September 1898 – 2 March 1949) was the founder of Ferrero SpA, an Italian confectionery and chocolatier company.[1] His company invented Nutella, a hazelnut-cream spread, which is now sold in over 160 countries. Ferrero Rochers are also made by his company, Ferrero, as were Tic-Tacs and various Kinder chocolates.[2]


  1. ^ "The story of Ferrero Group and its Mission". Ferrero Corporate. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
  2. ^ Mitzman, Dany (2014-05-18). "Nutella: How the world went nuts for a hazelnut spread". BBC. Retrieved 2017-03-18.