National Bacon Day - December 30
Fri, Dec 30, 2022

National Bacon Day

National Bacon Day urges you to urgently go to the kitchen, grab a frying pan and fry fragrant pieces! Americans love to eat them for breakfast with eggs, add them to burgers and various salads … This is a versatile food. Nutritionists may not be thrilled because of the high calorie content, but we know that it is very tasty!


National Day was founded in 1997. Its purpose is to take a break from the festive season and take a break from the hustle and bustle. And what could be better than crispy golden bacon in your favorite dish? This is a thin layer of meat from a young animal. In countries where pork is prohibited, the term is applicable to beef, lamb. However, only from pork can you get real bacon due to the high content of fat.

The first mentions date back to the 15th century – he was very fond of monks and clergymen. He came to America along with the settlers and began to gain popularity. The Puritans also treated such food with love, which is strange, given their strict laws. In the 20th century, the recipe spread throughout the world.

Interesting facts

Did you know:

  • bacon is considered the first food on the moon – after the successful arrival of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, they tasted it with pleasure;
  • the Chinese have been salting meat for more than 3000 thousand years ago;
  • vegetarians use an interesting analogue – strips of tofu and tempeh. By the way, they say it’s delicious;
  • in Turkey, bacon is made from turkey;
  • a combination of crispy pieces and bread is recommended after the holiday, if your head hurts from drinking alcohol;
  • scientists have come to the conclusion that there can be a real addiction to bacon – this explains the desire of people to have breakfast only with this product.

How to celebrate

Start National Bacon Day the right way: Wake up before everyone in your family and make a delicious traditional breakfast with this product. Have unusual ideas? Improve the recipe and add imagination! Do not worry about extra calories – we assure you, they will not affect your figure in one go.

When is National Bacon Day celebrated in 2022?

National Bacon Day is observed on December 30 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Friday December 30 2022
Saturday December 30 2023
Monday December 30 2024
Tuesday December 30 2025
Wednesday December 30 2026