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  • What happened to the original Butterfinger?

  • Someone laid a finger on Butterfinger 鈥?the recipe, that is. That’s right, the Butterfinger candy brand 鈥?which had been owned by Nestle since 1990 鈥?was bought by Ferrero (the company behind Nutella) in January.

  • Why is Butterfinger getting an upgrade this year?

  • Whenever that last time was, however, it was very likely a Butterfinger. But that Butterfinger I bought a decade or so ago is getting an upgrade thanks to a recipe reformulation that鈥檚 set to hit store shelves early next year. Why change the recipe now? In short, there鈥檚 a new chocolatier at the helm.

  • Is there a new recipe for Butterfinger?

  • After being bought by Nutella-owner Ferrero Rocher, the iconic candy bar now has a new recipe. Someone laid a finger on Butterfinger 鈥?the recipe, that is. That’s right, the Butterfinger candy brand 鈥?which had been owned by Nestle since 1990 鈥?was bought by Ferrero (the company behind Nutella) in January.

  • What does the new Butterfinger look and taste like?

  • A company spokesperson told TODAY Food that this change will result in a richer, creamier taste. Nestle’s iconic Butterfinger bar will get a new look in February 2019.