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Current Event October 17, 2014

Nutella Drives Nut Production


The creamy chocolate, hazelnut spread called Nutella is experiencing a surge in popularity. Kids eat it on bread for breakfast, adults snack on it with bananas and restaurants serve nutella crepes. The increase in demand is putting pressure on the world’s hazelnut crops, which are primarily in Turkey. Listen to this public radio story to learn about the history and current day economics of Nutella.

Life Science Economics Ecosystems

Story Length: 5:12

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AIR DATE: 09/16/2014


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