National Candy Day is the favorite holiday of all the sweet tooth. It is celebrated every year on November 4th. Many people love multi-colored goodies with different tastes since childhood, and for adults, this is an opportunity to return to childhood and improve their mood. Sweets are considered a source of happiness, enjoy their taste.
The first sweets appeared in India around the 6th century BC. Then the Persians and Greeks learned about an amazing reed that produced honey without the participation of bees. It was about sugar cane, which grew in large numbers in Southeast Asia. The inhabitants of India boiled the juice of the plant until it thickened and then called these pieces of Khanda.
Also, honey was used in ancient China, in Egypt, Rome, Greece – fruits and flowers were covered with bee products, resulting in sweets. In America, sweetness appeared in the 18th century, but they were only available to the rich. In the 19th century, after the Industrial Revolution, the sweet treat became available.
- In the past, candy was used as a medicine to normalize the functioning of the digestive system.
- For a greater therapeutic effect, sugar was mixed with useful spices.
- Candy is one of the staple foods in America.
- Snickers is the name of a horse owned by Frank Mars, and a candy bar was named after her.
How to celebrate
Treat yourself to delicious sweetness, choose your favorite candies, or try new flavors. If you have children in your family, talk to them about how not all candy is unhealthy, there are treats without cholesterol and even without sugar. Make your own candies, there are a huge number of recipes on the Internet with chocolate, nuts, fruits, berries. Delight your loved ones with a delicious treat or organize a candy party.
When is National Candy Day celebrated in 2022?
National Candy Day is observed on November 4 each year.