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The Milk
in Nutella®

From the farm to the Nutella® jars, we ensure quality milk along a controlled supply-chain.

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A short and controlled supply-chain

The milk in Nutella® is supplied only by select and reliable milk producers with whom Ferrero has developed long-term relationships. We also implement controls that are often more stringent than those required by law and carry out additional checks to ensure, in this respect, only high quality milk. 

From milk
to powder

For the unmistakable Nutella® recipe, we use skimmed milk powder. Discover the milk journey!

Milk Skimming Step 1ground | Nutella



After milking, the milk is brought as quickly as possible to a temperature below 39 degrees Fahrenheit, in order to maintain its quality. Next, it is sent to the dairy, where it undergoes physical-chemical and microbiological analyses. It is then treated to separate the cream from the milk and to obtain skim milk.

Skimmed Milk Bowl | Nutella
Milk Pasteurization Step 2ground | Nutella



To ensure milk is microbiologically safe, it passes through a pasteurisation stage, which is the same treatment used for the milk sold in the refrigerated aisles of your supermarket. The milk is heated for 15 seconds at a temperature of 72°C to remove harmful bacteria and immediately cooled.

Pasteurized Milk Bottle | Nutella
Milk Drying Step 3ground | Nutella



At this stage, the "dry" treatment phase begins through concentration and dehydration. The hot air facilitates the complete evaporation of the water content via a special technology called Spray-dry.

Dried Milk Spoon | Nutella
Milk Quality Bottle Bowl | Nutella

Quality and freshness

To meet our stringent quality and safety standards, we carry out specific physicochemical and microbiological analyses and check all the supplies we receive.

In addition, a dedicated team of tasters regularly tastes our milk to verify that the fragrance and organoleptic characteristics always meet our quality requirements. 

This frequent monitoring is carried out using modern procedures of descriptive sensory analysis by Ferrero quality teams. 

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Fully Traceable

Over many years we have developed and nurtured long-term relationships with milk producers, which are carefully selected. These relationships are the strength of our short and controlled supply chains. Because we source our milk directly from dairy partners selected according to strict standards, we can provide full traceability of our milk back to dairy farms globally. Moreover, we support the development of a process that ensures the progressive improvement of animal welfare standards.

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our commitment to achieving sustainability

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