Financial Times

Ferrero spreads chocolate empire

Ferrero's global expansion was the brainchild of a man dubbed the 'Willy Wonka of Italy'. This week the group bought the real chocolate bar in a $2.8bn deal with Nestlé. But is it taking on too much in the US?

Financial Times

Ferrero's bite into Nestlé US marks break from past

Italian group shows shift in strategy after eschewing acquisitions for five decades.

Financial Times

Ferrero’s deal for Nestlé’s US business marks its coming of age

Italian group moves hard into sugary snacks as other big rivals retreat.

Capital

Food in Italy Made in USA

Ferrero, Barilla, Beretta, Campari, Auricchio, Lavazza... Tante imprese italiane investono in aziende e stabilimenti in America per portare la produzione vicino un mercato di grandi prospettive, saltare dazi e protezionismo, sfruttare la fama del migliore cibo del mondo.