Dream Job Alert: Fancy Becoming A Nutella Tester?

Dream Job Alert: Fancy Becoming A Nutella Tester?

Looking for a new job? Chocolate giant Ferrero are looking for testers to work at their headquarters in Italy...

 

'We are searching for 60 sensory judges for tasting activities of confectionary products.'

This is how the Italian company Ferrero began their advertisement to recruit new staff members for its headquarters in Alba, Italy. If you are looking for a dream job, this is where you have to go, since you will receive paid training to eat the brand's delicious products very regularly.

Paid work for four hours per week

The company, which until now used internal people for this kind of work, decided to collect the opinions of 'normal' people. As a result, theu wants to work with "people who would like to learn to taste cocoa, hazelnut powder and other semi-finished sweet products.'

For four hours a week, candidates will learn to 'educate their sense of smell and taste and improve their ability to express what they perceive during tastings.'

• Will Armstrong
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