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The Ferrero Foundation

The Ferrero Foundation

The Ferrero Foundation is devoted to supporting Ferrero retirees through social and cultural programmes in which we operate.

Supporting our workforce beyond the workplace

The Ferrero Foundation, established in 1983, embodies our motto of 'Work, Create, Donate' to oversee a variety of activities geared towards employees beyond their employment and the local communities around our three main production sites.

The Foundation offers Ferrero seniors and retirees based in Alba (Italy), Villers-Écalles (France) and Stadtallendorf (Germany) a programme of creative, recreational and social activities, as well as social and healthcare services. It also provides national and international study scholarships to the children of Ferrero's current and former employees, along with sponsoring scientific research and research doctorates, playing our part in investing in tomorrow’s future today.

Learn more about the Ferrero Foundation website.

Maria Franca Ferrero

"For over thirty years, 'Work, Create, Donate' has been the Foundation's motto. It is the philosophy that inspired the whole life of my husband Michele Ferrero, which he transmitted to me, to his family and to all the company employees."

Maria Franca Ferrero, Chairperson of the Italian Ferrero Foundation and mother of Ferrero’s Executive Chairman, Giovanni Ferrero.

Ferrero began its journey in the small town of Alba in Piedmont, Italy, in 1946. Today, it is one of the world’s largest sweet-packaged food companies, with over 35 iconic brands sold in more than 170 countries. The Ferrero Group brings joy to people around the world with much-loved treats and snacks, including Nutella®, Kinder®, Tic Tac® and Ferrero Rocher®. More than 46,000 employees are passionate about helping people celebrate life's special moments. The Ferrero Group’s family culture, now in its third generation, is based on dedication to quality and excellence, heritage, and a commitment to the planet and communities in which we operate.