Nutella riots show that even the French can go nuts over a bargain | Barbara Ellen


It’s not just Britons who resort to fighting in the aisles

Please remain calm, but Nutella riots have broken out in France. The Intermarché supermarket chain offered a 70% discount and people have been pushing and shoving each other to get their hands on the sweet, nutty, brown stuff.

While it has hardly reached the bloody heights of the French Revolution, there have been some reports of Nutella-related injuries – hurt hands, the odd bit of hair pulling – and people fighting “like animals”.

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