- The Plate
Can Nutella Make More People Care About the Food Supply?
Warm, gooey, and now–getting a lot more expensive. Nutella, the hazelnut and chocolate treat that’s become a staple of the college diet is the latest in a line of foods taking a beating from climate change. And maybe, just maybe, this problem has the potential to raise awareness about climate change among the younger demographic that relies on the snack food staple.
After all, it can be difficult to see the bigger picture when climate change isn’t directly affecting you. Where better to notice climate change than right on your plate?
As a college student, I have seen firsthand exactly how many different ways Nutella can be used in a semi-broke student’s life. Last year, I watched a boy use Nutella as