National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day - November 2
Mon, Nov 7, 2022

National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day

National Bittersweet Chocolate is a sweet, flavorful celebration of the most popular sweet. Indeed, the combination of chocolate and almonds is recognized as one of the most common. Just think, almost 40 of the entire almond crop is used to make chocolate. Moreover, this combination is one of the oldest in the world of confectionery art. The event, which takes place on November 7, is initiated and sponsored by the National Confectioners Association.

The history of the holiday in dates

  • 1830 – British chocolate makers Father J.S. Fry and his sons figured out a way to turn cocoa into a hard sweet.
  • 1853 – a method for cheaper and simpler production of chocolate was invented, the dessert became available to many people.
  • 1920 – the famous Hershey’s Mounds bars, which were made from dark chocolate, almonds, with the addition of coconut, first appeared on sale.
  • 1925 – The cocoa exchange opened in America, the product became a business.
  • 1938 – chocolate became part of the diet of American soldiers, there is a government decision about this.

Why chocolate is good

Experiments and studies have shown that the fat contained in cocoa causes obesity to a lesser extent. When used in moderation, sweetness can be used as an anti-inflammatory agent. Cocoa can thin the blood, normalize cerebral blood flow and even improve vision. The antioxidants present in dark chocolate improve skin condition, and it is also a source of fiber.

The combination of dark chocolate and almonds is the most delicious, it is the perfect combination of flavors, textures. Just imagine what a boost of vitamins your body will receive from the antioxidants of chocolate and almond proteins. This is a delicious prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

How to celebrate

Stock up on dark chocolate and almonds to make your own sweet treat. If you want the dessert to be thicker, add a little cornstarch, no more than a teaspoon, and to make the flavor of nuts more fully open, add a pinch of sea salt. Buy a bar of ready-made chocolate with nuts, believe me, the choice in stores is huge. Visit a chocolate factory and see how your favorite candy is made.

When is National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day celebrated in 2022?

National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day is observed on November 7 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday November 7 2022
Tuesday November 7 2023
Thursday November 7 2024
Friday November 7 2025
Saturday November 7 2026