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Jul 24, 2013 08:16 PM

Nutella from Italy

The large mega jar of Nutella is available at Maxi and it is imported from Italy. It is also on sale....Purchased my 5 KG jar from Maxi in Pointe Claire.

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    1. re: Evilbanana11

      Yes I find the hazelnut is more evident.

      1. re: Evilbanana11

        You might find other threads on this in Chowhound, there was a thread asking where Nutella from Italy is available and that is why I posted this thread.

        1. re: Evilbanana11

          I've never tried Nutella but my kids love it. I have bought jars from an Italian deli that are glass instead of plastic. Also, all the writing on the label is in Italian.......if your label is written in Italian, I'd say I'd say it's from Italy! :-)

          1. re: NYmom1

            I had contacted the manufacturer last year to find where the small jars were made, and I was advised by email, Italy.

        2. Isn't all the Nutella sold in Canada from Italy?

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          1. re: SnackHappy

            On my jar it only says "ferrero Canada "
            Not made in Italy or made in Canada .

            Having bought some in Italy last yeAr, all I can say is that it tAstes the same.

            1. re: Maximilien

              My jar says imported and I have previously emailed the company asking where it derives from and was advised that the jars marked imported are from Italy.

              1. re: Maximilien

                I do find a difference and so do others.

              2. re: SnackHappy

                No, the very small jars which are in glass are from Italy. The standard size jars are made in Canada. The very large jars are also from Italy, if marked imported.

                1. re: SnackHappy

                  No, the Nutella normally sold here is made in Brantford Ontario.

                  No idea if it tastes any different though.

                  1. re: dawnseekr

                    You have to read the label, some are marked imported.

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                  1. interesting article about the sourcing of ingredients to make nutella.


                    1. I got a 750mL jar from Milano in Little Italy. It's smoother and has a stronger hazelnut flavor than the regular variety...mmm.

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                      1. re: thefoodscientist

                        It does have a slightly different taste, and I agree it is stronger in hazelnut flavor.