- Columbia University's dining services began offering Nutella last month, and demand quickly hit 100 pounds per day, thanks to students filling up to-go cups and finding other ways to smuggle the chocolate-hazelnut product out of the dining hall.
- Nutella costs for the school could exceed $250,000 annually at the current rate of theft, Business Insider reports.
- A single student admitted to grabbing a day's worth of the spread ahead of finals, according The New York Times.
From the article:
"... A student council representative gave this reason for the Nutella thefts to The Gothamist:
'When you’re paying that much for a dining plan, some people feel a bit more entitled to taking things from the dining hall. But what they don’t realize is that dining uses any extra money to get awesome new items like Nutella, almond butter, and to make structural changes like the JJ’s renovation.' ..."