Michele Ferrero joins the Company.
European debut: the Ferrero factory in Germany is inaugurated.
Nutella is launched.
The Kinder Division is formed: food specially made for children.
Six new products, including Ferrero Rocher, are launched in this decade.
The Kinder and Ferrero brands are admired and enjoyed in all 5 continents.
Thanks to advanced techonology the Fresh Kinder line is created.
Ferrero begins construction of the factory in Poland.
Pietro and Giovanni Ferrero, Michele's sons, rise to top-level management of the Group.
Ferrero wins the prestigious international prize: the "Reputation Award".
On the occasion of the business breakfast at the G8 a snack of bread with Nutella has been served.
The Group has 18 manufacturing plants, of which 4 are in Italy.
In June has been presented the first Ferrero CSR report.
In April 2011 Pietro Ferrero died tragically in South Africa while engaging in a noble humanitarian mission he had inspired and promoted with the aim to enhance the scope of the Ferrero Social Enterprise Initiatives.