National Chocolate Covered Nut Day

It doesn’t matter if you love chocolate-covered almonds, peanuts, Brazil nuts, or macadamia nuts, National Chocolate Covered Nuts Day is still going to be a day that you’ll want to celebrate. This holiday is observed annually on February 25th. For thousands of years, people have enjoyed eating nuts in both Europe and North America.

In North America, people have also enjoyed eating chocolate for a very long time. However, it wasn’t until the last few hundred years that people started dipping their favorite nuts into chocolate. Now it’s a practice that we simply can’t get enough of, and there are chocolate-covered nuts in every variety imaginable.

Delicious Facts About Nuts And Chocolate

Does anyone want some tasty facts about nuts and chocolate? If so, then please enjoy the following fact nuggets that we’ve rounded up for the entertainment of all our readers.

  • Walnuts have been enjoyed by humans for over 10,000 years.
  • Pistachios are known as “smiling nuts” in the Middle East and as “happy nuts” in Asia.
  • Macadamia nuts aren’t picked; they are harvested from the ground after they have fallen off.
  • Chocolate comes from the seed of a fruit tree.
  • In West Africa, there are over 1.5 million cocoa farms.
  • Approximately 50 million people around the world depend on chocolate for their livelihood.

Observing National Chocolate Covered Nuts Day

How do you think National Chocolate Covered Nuts Day should be celebrated? Yes, you figured it out. It should be celebrated by enjoying your favorite chocolate-covered nuts. Those nuts can be hazelnuts, cashews, pecans, pistachios, or walnuts that have been dipped into milk, dark, white chocolate, or a combination of dark and milk chocolate.

After all, they do make all these different types of chocolate-covered nuts, so all you have to do is select your favorites. To spread the word about this holiday, and to show us what you’re eating, don’t forget to use the hashtag #NationalChocolateCoveredNutsDay on your social media accounts for the day.

When is it?
This year (2024)
February 25 Sunday
Next year (2025)
February 25 Tuesday
Last year (2023)
February 25 Saturday
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