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Lindt launches its chocolate hazelnut spread in the UK

By Anthony Myers

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Lindt's  'hazelnut cream' is seen as a serious rival to Nutella. Pic: Lindt
Lindt's 'hazelnut cream' is seen as a serious rival to Nutella. Pic: Lindt

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‘Hazlenut cream’ spread sells out online in hours and is seen as a serious competitor to Nutella.

After almost 55 years of market dominance Nutella looks like it has a rival for its chocolate hazelnut spread.

Luxury Swiss chocolatier Lindt has released a 'hazelnut cream', which is now available on its website and in Lindt stores.

Lindt's spread, which retails at £5.99 ($7.92) is made from 40% hazelnut, compared to 13% in Nutella. The spread has been available in other European countries for some time and has now arrived in the UK, delighting fans on Instagram.

£5.99 @lindtuk wow looks amazing at Liverpool Lindt shop.

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"The use of real LINDT chocolate combined with hazelnut enables you to create a delightful dessert or snack with a full and intense flavour. The preparation method that has been fine-tuned by the Lindt MaÎtres Chocolatiers to give rise a perfectly smooth mixture which retains the full chocolate aroma​," said a Lindt in a statement

At the time of writing Lindt’s hazelnut cream was already out of stock online, but had been spotted at a Lindt store in Liverpool.

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