William Salice, creator of Kinder Surprise eggs, dies at 83
January 1, 2017, 22:00:24 CET | Wikinews

A halved Kinder Surprise chocolate egg, revealing a plastic cannister containing a toy. (Image: Mysid.)
On Thursday, William Salice, credited with creating Kinder Surprise eggs, died at age 83 in Pavia, Italy because of a stroke, according to his foundation "Color Your Life Campus". Salice had worked with the businessman Michele Ferrero in the 1960s, the creator of the Nutella cream and owner of Ferrero Rocher. Ferrero died in 2015.

In 1974, Kinder Surprise was launched with plastic toys, which are sold within the eggs to surprise children. Due to this, the sale of Kinder eggs is prohibited in the US. A 1938 US law prohibits the sale of food containing objects in its interior. It is also prohibited in Chile, due to an obesity-reduction law brought in last year. This year, a three-year-old girl died in France, swallowing the plastic toy.

In 2007, after his retirement, Salice founded Color Your Life Campus from his retirement bonus of €400,000 in Italy. It aims to help young people between the ages of thirteen and eighteen discover and develop their own talents. Salice's career spanned 46 years.

Since 2013, the Kinder Surprise Company has been taking care of continuing the manufacture and processing of chocolate eggs. According to the company, the chocolate egg has 32% milk and 15% cocoa in its composition.

Source: Wikinews
Share this article:
share article on facebook share article on twitter share article on google+ share article on tumblr share article on blogger share article on reddit

Articles that may interest you:


Aliens actor Bill Paxton passes away aged 61 ...

Bill Paxton passed away, aged 61 on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The star of films includin...

Congo opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi dies

Etienne Tshisekedi, leader of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)'s opposition Union...

James Best, best known as Rosco P. Coltrane o...

James Best, best known as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on The Dukes of Hazzard, has died, aged...
Send us your articles and web-novels!
comments powered by Disqus
Most popular


Recently Viewed:


William Salice, creator of Kinder Surprise eggs, die...

On Thursday, William Salice, credited with creating Kinder Surprise eggs, died at age 83 in ...


Final Fantasy VI for Android

The port of the SNES role-playing adventure game "Final Fantasy VI" has been released on And...


Congo opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi dies

Etienne Tshisekedi, leader of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)'s opposition Union ...


US adds 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate dr...

The US economy added 173,000 jobs in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Frid...


German teenager sentenced to six years for stabbing ...

A court in Celle, Germany sentenced sixteen-year-old German-Moroccan girl Safia S. to six ye...

Automotive
Reviews | Technology | Projects & Tuning | Events | Racing
Business & Technology
Business & Economy | Mobile | Internet & Media | Security & Privacy | Gadgets & Tech | Software
Lifestyle
Health, Food & Fitness | Fashion | Gardening | DIY | Homes
Society
Accidents | Crime | Culture | Finance | Politics
Science & Environment
Wildlife | Green | Space
Gaming
Reviews
Society
Accidents | Crime | Culture | Finance | Politics
Travel
MM-iNEWS
Copyright & Privacy | Site Roadmap | Sitemap | Contact
Web Development @ OverHertz Ltd
Ω