National Nut Day - October 22
Sat, Oct 22, 2022

National Nut Day

National Nut Day is held in the USA on October 22nd. And this is a delicious holiday, which many still do not suspect! Today is the time to take the time to learn interesting facts about nuts, and to try different types. Support the date – tell others about it!

History

National Day was founded by Northern California catering company Liberation Foods in 2015. The goal is to highlight the importance of nuts in everyday life, to talk about the experience of growing them and the farmers who are engaged in this business. Also, their mission is to form a fair wage for people working for the benefit of the people.

Scientists believe that nuts were eaten almost 800 years ago. To get rid of the shell, improvised means or massive stones were used. The researchers found traces of pecans in a Texas cave and dated the find to 000 BC. The ancient Greeks and Romans were sure that nuts were a gift from the Gods.

Early Europeans feasted on pistachios, the British sailed the Mediterranean with walnuts to sell the crop. In the 18th century, fruits settled in California. The story is very long … One thing is clear: today we continue to love nuts in any form!

Interesting facts

It is noteworthy that:

  • there is one variety growing in California that is not fit for consumption. However, it was formerly eaten by the Indians due to famine times;
  • walnuts contain a huge amount of antioxidants;
  • in ancient Babylon, commoners were forbidden to eat fruits, because. it was believed that because of them you can grow wiser;
  • eating nuts at night contributes to a sounder and more restful sleep;
  • the traditional musical instrument of Africa “ahoko” – a stick made of wood with tied nuts;
  • hazelnuts were used to make amulets that scare away dark forces.

How to celebrate

National Nut Day is perfect for recipes that include nuts! It can be: salads, meat dishes, desserts… Get creative and find dishes that you want to cook. Don’t forget to treat your friends and neighbors. Learn about the benefits a little more – all information is in the public domain!

When is National Nut Day celebrated in 2022?

National Nut Day is observed on October 22 each year.

Observations

Weekday Month Day Year
Saturday October 22 2022
Sunday October 22 2023
Tuesday October 22 2024
Wednesday October 22 2025
Thursday October 22 2026

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