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A brief history of Nutella

World War Two proved that war truly is hell. But out of the horrors of that war came a very surprising miracle: Nutella. The history of Nutella technically begins way before that, during the Napoleonic Wars. To spread thinning chocolate supplies, makers added hazelnuts to their cocoa. But after the chocolate supply returned to normal, everyone forgot about the hazelnut mix. The combo survived, but barely, until WWII. Here’s the history of your favorite chocolate spread.

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  • Mark Alan Effinger

    Mmmmmm, Nutella.
    (Said in my very best Homer Simpson voice).