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World Nutella Day

Celebrate World Nutella Day with your friends! Indulge in delicious recipes featuring the yummy hazelnut spread and enjoy a sweet day together.
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When it is?
February 5
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Introduction

Get ready to celebrate World Nutella Day on Feb. 5 with a smile and some delicious chocolate-hazelnut spread! This day was first created in 2007 by an Italian blogger, who wanted to honor the iconic product made of cocoa, hazelnuts and sugar that we all love so much. It has since become a global phenomenon, celebrated around the world each year with recipes, contests and other fun activities dedicated to this yummy treat!

History of World Nutella Day

World Nutella Day Dates

World Nutella Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1940s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Invention of Gianduja</div><div class='timeline-text'>Italian baker Pietro Ferrero invents a paste made of sugar, cocoa and hazelnuts, called Gianduja, which would later become Nutella.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1964</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Nutella Gets Its Name</div><div class='timeline-text'>Pietro's son, Michele Ferrero, modifies Gianduja's recipe and launches it under the brand name Nutella.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2007</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First World Nutella Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Italian blogger Sara Rosso declares February 5 as the first World Nutella Day to honor the iconic hazelnut spread.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ferrero Officially Adopts the Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ferrero SpA officially takes over World Nutella Day, promising to take the celebration to new heights on a global scale.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>World's Largest Nutella Factory Strike</div><div class='timeline-text'>Employees at the world's largest Nutella factory in France go on strike, briefly threatening global supplies of the beloved spread.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate World Nutella Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Bake Nutella treats</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Try making your own tasty Nutella treats like cookies, brownies, cupcakes or cakes to celebrate World Nutella Day. Your friends and family will love them!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a Nutella party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your friends for a fun Nutella themed party. Get creative with food ideas like Nutella pizza or ice cream sundaes with Nutella topping.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make homemade Nutella</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Challenge yourself and your friends to make homemade Nutella using ingredients like hazelnuts, cocoa powder, and honey. You can even customize the flavor by adding different flavors like vanilla extract or cinnamon.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a Nutella recipe</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Come up with your own unique recipe that features Nutella as the star ingredient and share it with your family and friends. Who knows? Maybe it will become an instant classic!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a potluck</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends to bring their favorite dish featuring Nutella and enjoy a delicious meal together! It's a great way to get creative in the kitchen and celebrate World Nutella Day.</p></div></div>

Why We Love World Nutella Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Nutella is delightfully creamy and indulgent</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>The incredible sweetness of Nutella combined with its smooth, creamy consistency makes it the perfect treat to indulge in. Whether you spread it on toast or spoon it straight from the jar, you can be sure that every bite will be pure bliss!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's easy to find</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nutella is widely available in grocery stores and supermarkets around the world. You can also buy it online for added convenience, making it easy for everyone to get their hands on this delicious spread.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It works as a topping and a dip</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Not only does Nutella make a great spreadable topping for toast and other snacks, but it can also work as a sweet dip for fruits like apples and strawberries. For an even more decadent treat, try adding some crushed hazelnuts or chopped dark chocolate into your Nutella dip – YUM!</p></div></div>

5 Facts About Nutella You Probably Didn't Know

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Nutella was originally a solid block</h3><p class='facts-content'>Originally, Nutella was designed as a thrifty answer to a shortage of cocoa after World War II. It was sold as a solid block (Giandujot) that could be sliced and served on bread.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>One jar of Nutella is sold every 2.5 seconds worldwide</h3><p class='facts-content'>Nutella's popularity stretches across the globe, where it's consumed in everything from crepes to cookies, making it a top-selling sweet spread.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Nutella uses a quarter of the world's hazelnuts every year</h3><p class='facts-content'>Due to Nutella's high demand, Ferrero (the company behind Nutella) uses about 25% of the global supply of hazelnuts every year.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The Nutella name came from a combination of English and Italian words</h3><p class='facts-content'>"Nut" as a nod to its primary ingredient, hazelnut, and "ella" to provide a soft finish, as is common in many Italian female names, together form the name "Nutella".</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>World Nutella Day wasn't actually started by Ferrero</h3><p class='facts-content'>World Nutella Day was started by an American blogger named Sara Rosso in 2007. Ferrero took over in 2015 after recognizing the event's value in promoting Nutella.</p></div></div>

World Nutella Day FAQs

When is World Nutella Day?

World Nutella Day is celebrated on February 5 every year. In 2024 World Nutella Day will occur on a Monday.

World Nutella Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Feb 5

Sunday

2024

Feb 5

Monday

2025

Feb 5

Wednesday

2026

Feb 5

Thursday

2027

Feb 5

Friday

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