The recyclable Nutella® jar
The iconic Nutella® jar that preserves the delicious taste of Nutella® is recyclable. Get ready to discover it.
The packaging of our signature recipe
The Nutella® approach to sustainability is reflected not only in the sourcing of our ingredients but also on the development of our packaging. Nutella® jars are recyclable and Nutella® also designs formats that can have a secondary use in the family kitchen once empty such as a drinking glass, a measuring cup, storage, etc.
Did you know that currently, the Nutella® glass jar is made on average with 30%* recycled material?
Nutella® labels and paper disks come from sustainable certified supply-chains.
*This is a yearly average calculated according to Ferrero's supplier declarations.
Discover the materials used to make the Nutella® jar
The Nutella® jar is made of diverse materials. Let's take a look at each of them so it will be easier for you to recycle them properly, according to your local recycling regulations. On some Nutella® labels you may notice icons representing each of the materials used. If your jar doesn’t display these icons, don’t worry, not all packaging has enough space to display them!
THE NUTELLA® JAR
The Nutella® jar is made with PET, a lightweight type of plastic. It is widely used to preserve the safety and quality of food and beverage products.
Explanation of abbreviations*: PET 1 means Polyethylene terephthalate
The Nutella® lid
The Nutella® jar’s lid is made with plastic specially designed to be used for food. It is recyclable and safe, with several characteristics that keep Nutella® in the best condition after opening.
Explanation of abbreviations*: PP5 means Polypropylene
The Nutella® disk
The disk inside the Nutella® jar lid is made from paper. When you open the jar for the first time, you can hear the characteristic 'clack' sound that ensures that the jar has never been opened before.
Explanation of abbreviations*: PAP 21 means paper
The Nutella® protective sealing film
The Nutella® jar’s protective sealing film preserves Nutella®'s taste, and is made from a material composed of aluminium.
Explanation of abbreviations*: ALU 41 means Aluminium
Nutella® continuously works to reduce its impact on the environment
Nutella® cares not only for today's families but also for those that are yet to come. As part of Ferrero, Nutella® has committed to making all its packaging 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025 and has signed the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's "The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment" - sharing its vision for plastics to never become waste.
Discover more on Ferrero's commitments for packaging with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation here.