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French Tax Would Raise Price Of Nutella

Thu, November 15, 2012 12:43pm



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The French Senate approved a measure tripling the tax on palm oil and other vegetable oils. It would sharply raise the cost of making Nutella, a popular chocolate and hazelnut spread. It's meant to cut down on obesity but the tax has prompted an outcry from Nutella lovers.

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