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National Fig Newton Day in USA

National Fig Newton Day in USA is held on January 16. This event in the second decade of the month January is annual. Help us Help us 
16 January - National Fig Newton Day in USA
According to Nabisco: “Fig Newtons were named after either Sir Isaac Newton or the town of Newton, Massachusetts.” The company named the pastries after the town of Newton, Massachusetts. After recently becoming associated, the Kennedy Biscuit Company and the New York Biscuit company merged to form Nabisco. The new company trademarked the fig rolls as Fig Newtons.
Fig Newtons were one of the first commercially baked products in America. This cookie is the 3rd most popular cookie in the U.S., over 1 billion are consumed each year.

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