Ferrero Rocher creator passes away

Michele Ferrero
Michele Ferrero, Italy’s richest man and the owner of a global chocolate and confectionery empire, has died aged 89, the company said. His death opens the question of succession and potential tie-ups at the family-controlled group. Ferrero dreamt up the chocolate-hazelnut Nutella spread, Ferrero Rocher pralines, Kinder eggs and Tic Tac sweets.