Invented in Turin, Italy, in 1852, Gianduia is a dessert paste made with chocolate and Hazelnut. It is named after Gianduja, a Carnival and marionette character who represents the archetypal Piedmontese, a native of the Italian region of Piedmont, where hazelnut confectionery is common and excellent. Enjoy this peculiar flavor in our full taste Gianduia gelato and treat yourself for the upcoming winter season.