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Discounted Nutella leads to 'riots' in France Discounted Nutella leads to 'riots' in France
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One witness said shoppers were like 'animals' in violent scenes over the cheap chocolate and hazelnut spread  One witness said shoppers behaved like 'animals' in violent scenes over the cheap chocolate and hazelnut spread
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<strong><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-42826028">Discounted Nutella caused fighting in French stores </a>after the supermarket chain Intermarché offered a 70 percent discount on the popular chocolate and hazelnut spread, lowering the price from €4.50 ($5.60) for a 950g pot to €1.40 ($1.70).</strong> <strong><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-42826028">Discounted Nutella caused fighting in French stores </a>after the supermarket chain Intermarché offered a 70 percent discount on the popular chocolate and hazelnut spread, lowering the price from €4.50 ($5.60) for a 950g pot to €1.40 ($1.70).</strong>
Police were reportedly called to a store in Rive-de-Gier in the Loire region of central France when people began scuffling and pushing one another. Police were reportedly called to a store in Rive-de-Gier in the Loire region of central France when people began scuffling and pushing one another.
"They are like animals. A woman had her hair pulled, an elderly lady took a box on her head, another had a bloody hand," one customer told French media, <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-42826028">according to the BBC.</a> "They are like animals. A woman had her hair pulled, an elderly lady took a box on her head, another had a bloody hand," one customer told French media, <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-42826028">according to the BBC.</a>
The violent scenes were described as "riots" and a "Nutella war" by local media. French newspaper <em><a href="http://www.leprogres.fr/loire-42/2018/01/25/la-guerre-pour-du-nutella">Le Progrès</a></em> reported that 300 Nutella pots were sold in 15 minutes. The violent scenes were described as "riots" and a "Nutella war" by local media. French newspaper <em><a href="http://www.leprogres.fr/loire-42/2018/01/25/la-guerre-pour-du-nutella">Le Progrès</a></em> reported that 300 Nutella pots were sold in 15 minutes.
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