From The Consumerist:
Oh, Nutella — that hazelnut chocolate spread beloved by so many as a spreadable form of candy. Maybe you love Nutella so much you were planning on celebrating with World Nutella Day. Too bad, as the company apparently isn’t a fan of its fans, and apparently issued a cease-and-desist letter to the woman who founded the celebration seven years ago.
Over on her site dedicated to World Nutella Day, the founder writes that there’s one thing that doesn’t go perfectly with Nutella, and that’s company lawyers.
Neatorama gives a little background on the situation, noting that the event has grown from just couple foodies posting recipes on their blogs to thousands of people devoting various forms of art to the stuff, all out of an overwhelming love of chocolate hazelnut spread.
As the founder writes in part on her site, that’s all about to end this week: