When a French store recently slashed the price of Nutella, customers went wild. Brawling and rioting was reported, and now the country's government is looking to change the laws regarding cheap supermarket promotions.
Yes, it's safe to say that the chocolate hazelnut spread has more than a few fans. Here in Australia, we have a Nutella food truck, a Nutella festival and a Nutella dessert bar. And, from February 5 to 28, a dedicated Nutella menu at Salt Meats Cheese as well.
Kicking off on International Nutella Day, because of course that's a thing, SMC 's Gasworks digs will be serving up 12 Nutella-filled items for your eating and drinking pleasure. Fancy a Nutella calzone, in both regular and Oreo varieties? New York-style Nutella ricotta cheesecake? Nutella deep fried in pastry? Nutella panna cotta? Gelato topped with Ferrero Rocher, Kinder Bueno and Nutella sauce drizzle? Of course you do.
Or, sip and slurp up your favourite spread, with the Nutella espresso martini — with Skyy vodka, Nutella, coffee liqueur, muscovado sugar and cold drip espresso — certain to be popular. Marocchino Nutella, like they make in the substance's Italian home town, will also be available, as will Nutella lattes and frappes.