National Almond Day in USA
National Almond Day in USA is held on February 16. This event in the second decade of the month February is annual. Help us
Native to the Mediterranean countries, the almond was introduced to America from Spain in 1769.
The world’s largest almond factory is located in Sacramento, California. California produces over 80% of the world’s supply of almonds. Almonds were one of the first foods awarded a qualified health claim in the US
Almonds are the tree nut highest in protein. It help to build strong bones and teeth. It is excellent source of Vitamin E. Almonds lower the rise of blood sugar & insulin after meals.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Friday Fish Fry Day in Wisconsin, USA on February 16 (Celebrated on the first Friday of Lent);
February Restaurant Day on February 17 (is occurs once per season. The third Saturday of February, May, August, and November);
Global Drink Wine Day on February 18 (So why should this only be a day that is celebrated in the USA?);