FOOD MEMORIAL DAY



A wide variety of foods is very helpful to support human life. Human gratitude for food is expressed in various ways. One way is to make it a day to celebrate a certain food. Well, culinary lovers must know, the days to celebrating  food that still lasts until now:

1. World Burger Day (May 28)

This celebration is an appreciation of food that is popular in all corners of the world. This meal consisting of layered bread with meat, cheese, lettuce and sauce in the middle is definitely one of our favorite delicacies. If you look back from history, people believe that hamburgers were brought to the United States by German immigrants around 1800. In fact, until now it is not known when, where and who served this delicious meal first. Since this food is gaining in popularity, many entrepreneurs have served hamburgers as their restaurant menus. Competition in the business of eating delicious is also increasingly fierce, especially those conducted by big players like Mc Donald and Burger King.

2. World Milk Day (June 1)

World Milk Day was started in 2001 by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), which actively encourages the world community to consume milk and make it a part of daily food.

World milk day itself falls on June 1 because according to the FAO a number of countries have celebrated national milk day around June. For example at the end of May China already had too many celebrations that month.

Other countries commemorate their national milk day about a week before or after June 1. For this reason, FAO chose June 1 as a commemoration of World Milk Day.

3. World Sushi Day (June 18)

Over the last few decades sushi has become a popular food in the world. To commemorate the delicacy of Japanese food consisting of rice formed with side dishes in the form of seafood, meat, raw or cooked vegetables, June 18 was chosen as World Sushi Day.

4. International Fruit Day (July 1)

On July 1 each year is celebrated as World Fruit Day. This Fruit Day was first held in Berlin, Germany in 2007.

Early commemoration of this Fruit Day is to share fruit and vegetables with others in a food dish so that solidarity can be created. and now the whole world has implemented the Fruit Day.

5. International Chocolate Day (December 13)

International Chocolate Day is a celebration that is held every September 13 and is launched by the United States National Confectionary Seller Association. The International Chocolate Day coincides with the birthday of Milton S. Hershey, a businessman who founded the chocolate company The Hershey Company and a philanthropist who built the chocolate town of Hershey and the Hershey Park playground.

6. World Coffee Day (October 1)

Since 2014, the International Coffee Organization decided to make the first World Coffee Day held in Milan and after that it is celebrated every year. Several countries have celebrated World Coffee Day such as the United States, Canada, Japan, Scotland, Ethiopia, United Kingdom, and Australia.

Initially there were only 74 countries, but now consists of 77 countries and 24 coffee associations incorporated in the International Coffee Organization (ICO). In addition, this celebration also unites coffee lovers in a global celebration to share their love of the drink and support the millions of farmers whose livelihoods depend on coffee.

7. International Egg Day (October 9)

World egg day commemorated since 1996 which was declared by the International Egg Commission (IEC) and was celebrated on the second Friday in October. This warning was held in order to provide awareness of the importance of eggs as food. A number of countries celebrated in a variety of unique, festive and parade carnival ways.

8. World Food Day (October 16)

World Food Day was established by FAO member countries at the 20th general conference in November 1979. Hungarian Delegation Minister of Agriculture and Food, Dr. Pal Romany played an important role at the conference and proposed the idea of ​​celebrating World Food Day.

This has been noted annually in more than 150 countries, raising awareness about poverty and hunger. Since 1981, World Food Day has adopted various themes for celebrations each year with the aim of emphasizing important parts of the food world that require special attention.

9. World Pasta Day (25 October)

World pasta day was first celebrated on October 25, 1995. It began with 40 pasta experts from all over the world who gathered to discuss the matter of pasta. That’s why on October 25, they dedicated to pasta.

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