National Eat A Cranberry Day is celebrated on November 23rd in America. During its existence (and its history is extremely rich), the berry has fallen in love with many people on the planet! It is not only tasty, but also healthy, and it also has a beautiful color! That is why we invite you to join the party.
No one knows in what year cranberries appeared, but it happened a long time ago. It grows in swampy areas – it is believed that the areas occurred after the retreat of the glaciers. Initially, it was called the crane due to the fact that the stems and flowers resembled the graceful neck of a bird. The berry was popular at the very beginning of the birth of the United States – this is the merit of the colonists.
Seriously engaged in the distribution of berries in 1816. People noticed that sand had a beneficial effect on its growth, so they developed a special technique for quickly growing cranberries. The industry flourished until 1959, when researchers found carcinogens in an entire batch of berries. Production stopped for a while, high-ranking officials of the state turned to the people, recommending that they limit their production. However, the hard times are over!
Did you know that cranberries:
- loves humidity, grows well only in areas that are rich in water;
- will not deteriorate if soaked in sugar syrup;
- collected in autumn and early winter;
- helps to get rid of depression and stress;
- useful for the body – it has a huge amount of vitamins.
How to celebrate
Eat cranberries not only on a holiday, but also on any other day of the year. You will feel much lighter and more comfortable because of the beneficial substances that are concentrated in it. Prepare dishes using the ingredient – please your loved ones! Make a traditional cranberry sauce, pair it with your favorite dishes. Don’t forget to take pictures of your creations and post them on social media.
When is Eat a Cranberry Day celebrated in 2022?
Eat a Cranberry Day is observed on November 23 each year.