National Chocolate Mint Day - February 19
Mon, Feb 19, 2024

National Chocolate Mint Day

In February, one interesting holiday is celebrated, which will undoubtedly appeal to the sweet tooth of many countries of the world. This is National Chocolate Mint Day, on this day sweet tooth all over the world buy chocolates with mint, enjoying their spicy and refreshing taste. Such sweets appeared in the United States, but eventually became popular in many countries. Each country has its own special recipe for chocolate mint candies.


The history of chocolate candies with mint began in the early 1900s, it was at this time that sprigs of mint with pieces of bitter chocolate began to be served as a dessert in cafes and restaurants. It was believed that such an original delicacy improves digestion and helps to keep fresh breath. Visitors liked such an original sweetness, and soon the industrial production of chocolate candies with mint began in America.

Interesting facts

Classic mint-chocolate candies are made only from dark bitter chocolate. The following interesting facts are known about them:

  • Such sweets are not recommended for allergy sufferers, because both mint and chocolate are strong allergens;
  • Mint in any form is forbidden to pregnant women, because it can cause premature birth;
  • Since 1988, the main manufacturer of mint chocolates is the company Nestle.

In America, these candies are called Andie’s Candies. But this brand was not popular, because men did not want to buy their soulmates sweets named by someone else’s male name, so soon the brand changed its name to a more concise and concise one – Andes.

How to celebrate

The best way to celebrate this interesting and unusual holiday is to buy mint chocolates or mint candies. If you could not buy either of them, you can arrange a festive dinner and finish it with sprigs of mint and bitter dark chocolate. This unusual combination will certainly be to the taste of those with a sweet tooth.

You can prepare mint-chocolate sweets yourself, for example, according to a classic or more modern recipe. The main thing is not to get carried away with a sweet treat, so that there are no allergies. In addition, chocolate is very high in calories. This also does not need to be noticed when celebrating the holiday.

When is National Chocolate Mint Day celebrated in 2024?

National Chocolate Mint Day is observed on February 19 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday February 19 2024
Wednesday February 19 2025
Thursday February 19 2026
Friday February 19 2027

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