About Ferrero

LOVED BY GENERATIONS. CRAFTED BY YOU.

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Ferrero is anything but ordinary. Since our humble beginnings in the small town of Alba in Italy, our products have surprised and delighted millions of people all over the world. 

We have a truly progressive and global outlook, driven and dynamic, yet always taking the long-term view. Discover more about a company that puts its products and people first, learn about our history, and our commitment to the environment and local communities.

Ferrero Rocher
Ferrero Rocher
Ferrero Rocher is one of the best-known chocolate brands in the world, with its unique round shape, high quality chocolate and hazelnuts, and distinctive premium golden wrapper.
Kinder
Kinder
Kinder is a chocolate made especially for kids in small, individually wrapped portions and made with lots of wholesome milk. Today there are lots of products within the Kinder brand, created to reassure parents about their children's snacks.
Nutella
Nutella
Nutella is a completely unique hazelnut spread with cocoa that introduced an entirely new category to the market, and immediately secured a place in the hearts of millions of consumers.

Locations

Ferrero in the world

As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Today, the Ferrero Group is present in 53 countries, and its products are sold in more than 160 countries. We have a global workforce of over 34,000 permanent and temporary employees, a global portfolio and in August 2014, our consolidated net turnover was €8.4 billion Euros. Join Ferrero and be a part of our global success.

Discover our group locations, select a region.

Corporate social responsibility

Sharing Values to Create Value

At Ferrero, we have always believed in taking our own path and steadfastly sticking to our principles, ‘Work, Create, Donate’. These define our actions, both within our business and outside it, where we engage in strong CSR initiatives, not for public praise, but because we believe it is the right thing to do.

History

A great story is made of small events

Ferrero has been built by generations of people who share a commitment to creating products that are an expression of our passion for excellence, reliability and trust.

Read about milestones in Ferrero’s history.
As part of our next generation of Ferrerians, you can help us create more.

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1946Ferrero is founded by Pietro Ferrero in Alba, Italy.
1946Ferrero is founded by Pietro Ferrero in Alba, Italy.
1950Michele Ferrero took over the company with his uncle and mother.
1950Michele Ferrero took over the company with his uncle and mother.
1975Kinder is the first Ferrero product to be introduced in China
1975Kinder is the first Ferrero product to be introduced in China
1997Pietro and Giovanni Ferrero, Michele’s sons, take over the reins of the Group.
1997Pietro and Giovanni Ferrero, Michele’s sons, take over the reins of the Group.
2002Kinder Bueno launches on TV in Guangzhou.2007Ferrero China is set up.
2002Kinder Bueno launches on TV in Guangzhou.2007Ferrero China is set up.
2009‘Kinder Health Run’ event is launched in hundreds of primary schools across China.
2009‘Kinder Health Run’ event is launched in hundreds of primary schools across China.
2010In June, the first Ferrero CSR report is presented.
2010In June, the first Ferrero CSR report is presented.
2011‘Kinder Dream Sunshine Project’ is launched in the Second Complete Elementary School in Batang, Zigong, Sichuan Province.2012Ferrero China kicks off Beijing Morning Post Kinder London Olympic Little Journalist campaign. ATP Shanghai Masters ‘Kinder Day’, and the Guangzhou Marathon ‘Kinder Family Run take place.
2011‘Kinder Dream Sunshine Project’ is launched in the Second Complete Elementary School in Batang, Zigong, Sichuan Province.2012Ferrero China kicks off Beijing Morning Post Kinder London Olympic Little Journalist campaign. ATP Shanghai Masters ‘Kinder Day’, and the Guangzhou Marathon ‘Kinder Family Run take place.
2013Ferrero China launched “Sweeten the World, Let Love Reunite the Family” caring project for Chinese left-behind children, and kept promoting healthy lifestyle among the youth via ‘Kinder+Sport’ projects – ATP Shanghai Masters ‘Kinder Day’ and Beijing Marathon ‘Kinder Family Run’. 2014‘Exercise and Healthy Diet Promotion Project for Urban Chinese Teenagers’ is launched benefitting 30,000 students in 12 schools in Shandong and Qinghai province.

Ferrero China opens Guangzhou Children Football Training Camp and ‘Kinder+Sport’ Shanghai Rolex Masters Children Tennis Training Camp.

Ferrero China sponsor ‘Discovery - Incorporating Art into Daily Life’ providing a platform for promising young artists to showcase their art to over 10,000 people.

Ferrero buys Oltan Group, the world’s largest hazelnut producer, forever securing its long-term competitive advantage and providing security for its production in decades to come.
2013Ferrero China launched “Sweeten the World, Let Love Reunite the Family” caring project for Chinese left-behind children, and kept promoting healthy lifestyle among the youth via ‘Kinder+Sport’ projects – ATP Shanghai Masters ‘Kinder Day’ and Beijing Marathon ‘Kinder Family Run’. 2014‘Exercise and Healthy Diet Promotion Project for Urban Chinese Teenagers’ is launched benefitting 30,000 students in 12 schools in Shandong and Qinghai province.

Ferrero China opens Guangzhou Children Football Training Camp and ‘Kinder+Sport’ Shanghai Rolex Masters Children Tennis Training Camp.

Ferrero China sponsor ‘Discovery - Incorporating Art into Daily Life’ providing a platform for promising young artists to showcase their art to over 10,000 people.

Ferrero buys Oltan Group, the world’s largest hazelnut producer, forever securing its long-term competitive advantage and providing security for its production in decades to come.

What's next?

With new innovations ready to share with the world, and exciting expansion plans in place, there's never been a better time to join the Ferrero Group and grow with us.