The Beauty of Nutella

800 WordsFeb 17, 20183 Pages
Nutella is known for its unique taste and shelf constancy. Nutella is a shelf-stable lengthy subsisted product that requires no refrigeration, storage and stock control is a simple matter (Ferrero.com). The hazel nut and chocolate spread is stored in jars, jars that are made out of recycled glass. Jars that range from 13 to about 35 ounces are recommended to be stored in room temperature. When stored correctly, the spread can last up to a month or two past its sell-by-date. The guidelines to the accurate storage as found on the company’s website is to store at room temperature in a cool dry place away from sunlight and other heat sources at temperatures between 18 and 20 degrees Celsius, if oil was to appear on the surface of the product stir and the spread will reabsorb the oil, the jar is to be stored up always, and the lid should be tightly sealed after every use (Ferrero.com). Ingredients added to the spread is used to sustain its stability As I learned before throughout the process of making the product, palm oil is added to keep Nutella at a solid phase at room temperature. Whey powder is also used to hold the paste together. Whey powder is commonly used to prevent thickening to stabilize the fat mixtures. Lecithin is also used for the same reason, the fatty substance is used to support and hold together the homogenized mixing of the ingredients; including the lipophilic properties of the cocoa powder keeping Nutella from separating, allowing the paste to be

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