National Chocolate Covered Cashew Day is celebrated on April 21 of every year. Chocolate-covered Cashew is a candy made by covering Cashew nuts with chocolate. This day is dedicated to these yummy sweets. The cashew tree is from the family “Anacardiaceae.” Its name is derived from the Portuguese name for the fruit of the Cashew tree “cajú.” Like Chocolate Covered Cashews, the chocolate-covered almonds, raisins, and peanuts are also very famous around the world.
“I don’t really believe in diets. I love food… If I deprive myself, I’m going to want it more. I snack on yogurt, raw cashew, and cherry tomatoes.” – Nicole Scherzinger.
History of National Chocolate Covered Cashew Day
The origin and history of National Chocolate Covered Cashew Day are not known. Chocolate goes well with almost everything, especially chocolate coated nuts are a sweet treat. Cashews are native to Northeastern Brazil; now cashew trees are grown in tropical climates widely all over the world for their fruit and cashew nuts. Portuguese settlers in Brazil started exporting cashew nuts during the 1550s. Now great production of cashew nuts occurs in India, Vietnam, Ivory Coast, and Nigeria. Unexpectedly, the cashew nutshell is poisonous, and that is why the shell of cashew nuts is removed before selling to customers. The delicious cashew nut is not only a popular snack but is also used in cooking and garnishing sweets.
Other Celebrations on April 21
April 21 is also celebrated as
- American Red Cross Giving Day
- World Fish Migration Day
- National Tea Day
- World Creativity and Innovation Day
- Bulldogs are Beautiful Day
- National Kindergarten Day
- National Banana Day
- Thank You Thursday
How to Celebrate the day
On the day, enjoy eating super delicious chocolate-coated cashew nuts with your family members and friends. Take pictures while enjoying these Chocolate Covered Cashew candies and post them on social media. Also, share your thoughts on social media about the day by using the hashtag #ChocolateCoveredCashewDay.
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