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Key Facts

For over 70 years, we’ve been creating products loved by generations. We’ve grown what started as a small Italian confectionery company into the 3rd largest chocolates producer in the world and quickest growing global player as of August 31, 2018. Similarly, Ferrero, with its related companies, is ranked as among the top three players in the Sweet Packaged Food segment as of December 31, 2018. And if we look at specific product categories – including Chocolate Spreads, Boxed Assortments, Chocolate with Toys, and Chilled Snacks, Ferrero is the undisputed leader.

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    Chocolate confectionery segment

    Ferrero has 13.5% of the worldwide market, making it the third largest player in 2017/2018

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    Sweet packaged foods segment

    Ferrero Group has 3.4% of the worldwide market, making it the third largest player in 2018

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    Financial performance

    Ferrero sold €10.7 billion worth of packaged confectionery goods in 2017/2018

Global brand performance

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    Ferrero Rocher is the worldwide leader in boxed chocolate with a 10.1% global market share in 2017/2018

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    Ferrero launches Kinder Joy in the USA achieving sales of over $100m during its first year on the market

Innovation milestones

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    Ferrero innovation continues with new products in new categories: Nutella B-ready, Kinder Cards biscuits and Tic Tac Gum

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    Ferrero unveils leading-edge innovation centres in Europe (Luxembourg and Alba, Italy), Asia (Singapore) and North America (New York).

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    Ferrero initiates development and sustainability programs for the cultivation of hazelnuts in various parts of the world. A team of agronomists is dedicated to experimentation and to field work, with very advanced instruments and techniques.

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