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    • List of food days

    • This is a list of food days by country. Many countries have designated various days as celebrations, commemorations or acknowledgments of certain types of foods and dishes. The United States has over 175 days related to awareness of food or drink. None of these are federal holidays. February 20 Event international ... Read »


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    • International Bacon Day

    • International Bacon Day or Bacon Day is an unofficial holiday celebrating bacon dishes that has been observed since 2009 or earlier in the United States. It is usually on the Saturday before US Labor Day, but some celebrate it in December and, in Canada, in August. Bacon Day was conceived in Bedford, Massachusetts in ... Read »


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    • Beer Day (Iceland)

    • In Iceland, Beer Day (Icelandic: Bjórdagurinn or Bjórdagur) is celebrated every year on March 1, honoring the elimination of the 74-year prohibition of beer. Prohibition lasted from 1915 to March 1, 1989. In a 1908 referendum, Icelanders voted in favor of a ban on all alcoholic drinks, going into effect Jan. ... Read »


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    • International Beer Day

    • International Beer Day

      International Beer Day (IBD) is a celebration on the first Friday of every August founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California. Since its inception, International Beer Day has grown from a small localized event in the western United States into a worldwide celebration spanning 207 cities, 50 countries and 6 continents. Sp ... Read »


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    • National Corndog Day

    • National Corndog Day is a celebration concerning basketball, the corn dog (A corn dog is usually a hot dog sausage coated in a thick layer of cornmeal batter), Tater Tots, and American beer that occurs in March of every year on the first Saturday of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. National Cornd ... Read »


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    • Food Day

    • Food Day in the United States is celebrated annually on October 24 and often throughout the month. The holiday was initially started in 1975 by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) in an attempt to create an event similar to Earth Day. Food Day in the U.S. was created to raise awareness about the increa ... Read »


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    • Green Beer Day

    • Green Beer Day (GBD) is a day-long party, where celebrants drink beer dyed green with artificial coloring or natural processes. The tradition started at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and was first celebrated in 1952. It is celebrated annually on the Thursday before Spring Break, and has been called Miami University ... Read »


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    • Hot Dog days

    • Hot Dog Days are informal events that are celebrated in communities throughout the hotdog-eating world, including the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Australia. Their origin is obscure. As the name suggests, the festivals revolve around eating hot dogs, but usually there are many other activities such as wiene ... Read »


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    • Ice Cream for Breakfast Day

    • Ice Cream for Breakfast Day is a holiday celebrated the first Saturday in February. The holiday was invented on a snowy winter day in the 1960s by Florence Rappaport in Rochester, New York. The mother to six children, it was her youngest two, Ruth (now Kramer) and Joe Rappaport, who inspired her on a cold and snow ... Read »


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    • International Chocolate Day

    • U.S. National Chocolate Day is an observance that occurs in the United States every year on September 13. The U.S. National Confectioners Association has stated that September 13 is the official date for the observance in the United States. Celebration of the day includes the consumption of chocolate. The day occurs on ... Read »


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    • International Coffee Day

    • International Coffee Day is an occasion that is used to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, with events now occurring in places across the world. The first official date was 1 October 2015, as agreed by the International Coffee Organization and was launched in Milan. This day is also used to promote fair trade ... Read »


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    • International Tea Day

    • International Tea Day is observed annually on December 15. It has been celebrated since 2005 in tea producing countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda, India and Tanzania. International Tea Day aims to draw global attention of governments and citizens to the impac ... Read »


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    • International whisk(e)y day

    • International Whisk(e)y Day was first announced in 2008 and falls on 27 March each year. The name is used with the parenthesis to indicate support of Scottish, Canadian, and Japanese whiskies (no e) as well as Irish and American whiskeys (with an e). The day publicly supports Parkinsons Disease research in addition to ... Read »


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    • List of food months

    • This is a list of food months by country. ... Read »


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    • List of food weeks

    • This is a list of food weeks by country. ... Read »


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    • Malbec World Day

    • Malbec World Day is celebrated on April 17, to commemorate the day when president Domingo Faustino Sarmiento of Argentina officially made it his mission to transform Argentina's wine industry. On that day, back in 1853, he tasked Michel Aimé Pouget, a French soil expert, to bring over new vines. Amongst his selectio ... Read »


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    • Melon Day

    • Melon Day

      Melon Day is an annual national holiday in Turkmenistan devoted to festivities to celebrate the country's muskmelon, in particular a recent crossbreed product named "Turkmenbashi melon" (after Turkmenistan's first president), which is praised for its aroma, taste and large size. It takes place on the second Sunday in A ... Read »


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    • National Beer Day (United Kingdom)

    • Beer Day Britain is Britain's National Beer Day. The date has been celebrated annually on 15 June since 2015. The date was chosen because 15 June is also the date that Magna Carta was sealed in 1215 and ale is mentioned in clause 35 of Magna Carta, which states: Beer Day Britain was instigated and driven forward by b ... Read »


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    • National Beer Day (United States)

    • National Beer Day is celebrated in the United States every year on April 7, marking the day that the Cullen–Harrison Act was enacted after having been signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 22, 1933. Upon signing the legislation, Roosevelt made his famous remark, "I think this would be a good ... Read »


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    • National Bourbon Heritage Month

    • National Bourbon Heritage Month is an observance in the United States that calls for celebration of bourbon as America's "Native Spirit". On August 2, 2007, the US Senate declared September 2007 as "National Bourbon Heritage Month." The bill, sponsored by Republican Senator Jim Bunning of Kentucky, passed by unanimous ... Read »


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    • National Burger Day (United kingdom)

    • This is a list of food days by country. Many countries have designated various days as celebrations, commemorations or acknowledgments of certain types of foods and dishes. The United States has over 175 days related to awareness of food or drink. None of these are federal holidays. February 20 Event international ... Read »


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    • National Cashew Day

    • National Cashew Day is celebrated annually November 23. This day is to celebrate a popular nut for partying and simple snacking.Cashews are a popular nut and also provide excellent sources of antioxidants and minerals. National Cashew Day is only celebrated nationwide in the United States of America. This unofficial ho ... Read »


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    • National Catfish Day

    • National Catfish Day is a national observance of the United States celebrating "the value of farm-raised catfish." The day was designated as June 25, 1987, by President Ronald Reagan, who issued the Presidential Proclamation after the U.S. Congress called for the day to be established in House Joint Resolution 178. ... Read »


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    • National Doughnut Day

    • National Doughnut Day, or National Donut Day - celebrated in the United States, is on the first Friday of June of each year, succeeding the Doughnut event created by The Salvation Army in Chicago in 1938 to honor those of their members who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. The holiday celebrates the doug ... Read »


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    • National Fried Chicken Day

    • National Fried Chicken Day is observed annually on July 6. In observance of this day, some people consume various preparations of fried chicken. Fried chicken has been described as an "American restaurant staple". Some fried chicken restaurant locations such as Church's Chicken and KFC, and other restaurants such as Gr ... Read »


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    • National Honey Month

    • National Honey Month

      National Honey Month is a celebratory and promotional event held annually during the month of September in the United States. Its purpose is to promote American beekeeping, the beekeeping industry, and honey as a natural and beneficial sweetener. September is significant for honey producers as it is the month that ma ... Read »


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    • National Ice Cream Month

    • National Ice Cream Month is celebrated each year in July and National Ice Cream Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in July, in the United States. The celebrations were originated by Joint resolution 298, which was sponsored by Senator Walter Dee Huddleston of Kentucky on May 17, 1984. The resolution proclaimed the ... Read »


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    • National Pizza Month

    • National pizza month is an American observance that occurs for the month of October every year. This observance began in October 1984, and was created by Gerry Durnell, the publisher of Pizza Today magazine. Some people observe National pizza month by consuming various types of pizzas or pizza slices, or going to ... Read »


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    • National Vodka Day

    • National Vodka Day is a marketing creation that has been celebrated in the United States on October 4 since at least 2009. It has its own website, has been mentioned by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, and has been noted on news websites such as CBS. National Vodka Day falls the marketing trend of having a food or drink to ce ... Read »


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    • Pepero Day

    • Pepero Day is an observance in South Korea similar to Valentine's Day, but held on November 11. The current purpose of this day is to exchange Pepero snacks to show affection for friends and loved-ones. The exact origins of this day are unknown. The origins are usually traced to a news story set in 1983. In the st ... Read »


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    • Shrove Tuesday

    • Shrove Tuesday

      Shrove Tuesday (also known in Commonwealth countries as Pancake Tuesday or Pancake day) is the day in February or March immediately preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which is celebrated in some countries by consuming pancakes. In others, especially those where it is called Mardi Gras or some translation ... Read »


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    • Vegetarian week

    • The International Vegetarian Week (IVW) consists of 7 days, October 1 to 7, where many events promoting the vegetarian lifestyle take place in several nations of the world. This annual week begins with World Vegetarian Day (October 1), which has been endorsed since 1977 by the International Vegetarian Union (IVU), whic ... Read »


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    • Waffle Day

    • Waffle Day is a tradition that is celebrated in Sweden, and to a lesser extent elsewhere, on March 25.Waffles are typically eaten on this day. The name comes from VÃ¥rfrudagen ("Our Lady's Day"), which in vernacular Swedish sounds almost like VÃ¥ffeldagen (waffle day). Our Lady's Day is celebrated on March 25 (nine ... Read »


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    • World Chocolate Day

    • World Chocolate Day, sometimes referred to as International Chocolate Day, is an observance that occurs globally every year on July 7. Celebration of the day includes the consumption of chocolate. It has been stated that 7 July 2016 marks 466 years since chocolate was introduced to Europe." As the United States celebr ... Read »


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    • World Egg Day

    • World Egg Day is an international day to raise awareness of the benefits of eggs. World Egg Day was established at the IEC Vienna 1996 conference when it was decided to celebrate World Egg Day on the second Friday in October each year. For centuries, eggs have played a major role in feeding families around the globe. ... Read »


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    • World Food Day

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    • World Food Day

      World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrated widely by many other organisations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the Internatio ... Read »


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    • World Milk Day

    • World Milk Day is a day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to recognise the importance of milk as a global food. It has been observed on June 1 each year since 2001. The day is intended to provide an opportunity to bring attention to activities that are connected with the m ... Read »


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    • World Porridge Day

    • World Porridge Day, on 10 October, is an international event related to porridge. The first of the days was held in 2009. The event is organized to raise funds for the charity Mary's Meals, based in Argyll, Scotland, to aid starving children in developing countries. The organization "feeds the nutrient-rich maize-based ... Read »


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    • World Vegan Day

    • World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world every 1 November. The benefits of veganism for humans, non-human animals and the natural environment are celebrated through activities such as setting up stalls, hosting potlucks and planting memorial trees. The event was established in 1994 by Lo ... Read »


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    • World Vegetarian Day

    • World Vegetarian Day is observed annually around the planet on October 1. It is a day of celebration established by the North American Vegetarian Society in 1977 and endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978, "To promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism." It brings awar ... Read »


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    • World Water Day

    • World Water Day

      World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on 22 March. The day focuses attention on the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in developing countries. The day also focuses on advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. World Water Day is supp ... Read »


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    • World Whisky Day

    • World Whisky Day was founded in 2012 and falls on the third Saturday of May each year. World Whisky Day was founded in 2012 by Blair Bowman while studying at the University of Aberdeen. It is now owned by White Light Media, Edinburgh and in 2017 employed two official whisky ambassadors - Aly Mathers and Joe Kent ... Read »


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