© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Miniature glasses with hazelnut spread Nutella at a restaurant in Seeheim near Darmstadt, Germany, March 27, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
MILAN (Reuters) – Italian food group Ferrero has decided to suspend non-essential activities and development plans in Russia in the wake of the Ukraine crisis, the Nutella maker said on Friday.
“We will reassess our decisions on a regular basis as we continue to closely monitor the impacts of this dramatic and rapidly evolving situation, doing our utmost to safeguard people’s safety”, it said in a statement on its website.
Ferrero also said it had temporarily closed its offices in Ukraine and would donate 1 million euros to help children and families in the country.
The food group operates a plant in Russia and commercial activities in Ukraine.
Nutella maker Ferrero suspends non-essential activities in Russia
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