April 19th, 2011
Pietro Ferrero, the heir to the multi-million pound chocolate making business, Ferrero Rocher has died in a cycling accident in South Africa. Pietro was join executive of the company, which made a wide range of chocolate and sweets including the famous Ferrero Rocher balls, tic-tacs, Nutella and Kinder and stood to inherit the company with his brother Giovanni. According to a statement from the firm, Pietro was training in Cape Town while out there on a business trip and fell off his bike. To read more on the story, please visit the Guardian website here.