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italian nutella in toronto

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alisongwilliams May 7, 2010 01:26 PM

Hi -- just heard that the nutella made in Italy has less coco / sugar and more hazelnuts -- does anyone know if this is carried anywhere in toronto?

Thanks so much!

Alison

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  1. Kagemusha RE: alisongwilliams May 7, 2010 04:02 PM

    Italian grocery stores like Lady York on Dufferin or possibly Highland Farms?

    1. Manybears RE: alisongwilliams May 10, 2010 06:34 AM

      I bought Nocella in one of the little grocery shops on College between Bathurst and Shaw awhile ago but I can't remember which one...

      1. always_eating RE: alisongwilliams May 10, 2010 07:30 AM

        Soma carries Slitti's version though it's a little pricey, but addictive! To convince myself I'm eating healthy, I like to stir some into goat's milk yogurt. Delicious!

        1. meatnveg RE: alisongwilliams Feb 7, 2011 08:11 PM

          old thread I know, but Nutella in Europe is no different than here in Canada.

          1. JonasBrand RE: alisongwilliams Feb 8, 2011 08:08 PM

            There is a different type of Nutella like spread available at Leslieville Cheese Market and Il Gelatiere... for the record I find it too oily and much prefer Nutella.

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            Il Gelatiere
            647 Mt Pleasant Rd, Toronto, ON M4S, CA

            Leslieville Cheese Market
            891 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M, CA

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              terrycar RE: JonasBrand Feb 8, 2011 08:47 PM

              I have a personal issue with palm oil products and was wondering if anyone knows of a Nutella type spread that's palm oil free?

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                meatnveg RE: terrycar Feb 9, 2011 07:52 PM

                The UK Nutella uses Vegetable oil.
                None of the Canadian products (PC, Metro etc) arre free of it.

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                  terrycar RE: meatnveg Feb 9, 2011 08:23 PM

                  Thanks. I'll check out the UK import shops.

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                    meatnveg RE: terrycar Feb 10, 2011 06:31 PM

                    You're welcome. I happen to have an unopened jar of the variety made for Turkey & Russia, which also has vegetable oil instead of palm oil.

                    If you can't find it anywhere, you can have mine.

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                      terrycar RE: meatnveg Feb 10, 2011 06:54 PM

                      Thanks, I may take you up on that.

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