You may have never heard the controversy around Nutella that raged earlier in 2015. Everybody got emotional, the Italian officials were offended (Ferrero the company that makes Nutella is an Italian pride) and it ended up being a battle between who will never let go Nutella and advocates from various horizons. At Sci&Fi we shook our head in dismay – is anyone, ever, able to keep their critical minds? So, here’s a little information that gives you an overview of the pros and cons that should have been at the centre of the debate.
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Alliance Française pour une Huile de Palme Durable, http://www.huiledepalmedurable.org. (French)
France 5, La Quotidienne, Huile de palme : quelques chiffres. (French)
Ferrero, http://www.ferrero.fr/nutella. (French)
Huile de Palme, le petit guide vert. (French)
Le Monde, Nutella, les ingrédients d’une success story. (French)
Metronews, Disparition de l’inventeur du Nutella : 5 chiffres sur sa mythique pâte à tartiner. (French)
Visual credits :
Canal+, Special Segolene Royal. (Video) (French)
Wikimedia, Production of palm oil.
Allison.hare, Flickr, Pot de nutella.
Edgar181, Wikimedia, Structure acide palmitique.
Additional icons : Daniel Bruce
Wikimedia, Palm oil tree, Elaeis guineensis.