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National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day

Chocolate Covered Raisins are exactly what they sound like – raisins covered in chocolate. The most famous brand of this candy is Raisinets. They were first made by a candy store in Philadelphia in 1927. In 1984, Nestle purchased the rights to make the candy. Raisins are a healthy snack as they are an excellent source of fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, and certain B vitamins. Dark chocolate in moderation is also a healthy snack. Together they make a great mid-day snack, satisfying both your hunger pains and the need for a bit of chocolate.

When is National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day?

The same day every year, March 24th

Type of Holiday?

Unofficial Holiday. Fun.

How is National Chocolate Raisin Day celebrated?

  • Celebrate by having a party and serving the snack
  • Invite friends over to make your own recipe
  • Go to the movies and buy the snack

National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day Trivia/Facts:

  • The most famous brand of chocolate covered raisins is Raisinets
  • They were first made by a candy store in Philadelphia in 1927
  • Raisinets sold the rights to make their candy to Nestle in 1984
  • Every single chocolate covered Raisinet is polished to make it shine
  • One of the most popular snacks for movie goers besides popcorn is this chocolate covered snack
  • Raisins are a great source of fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, and certain B vitamins.
  • This is a somewhat healthy snack

Celebrities who celebrate their birthday on March 24th:

  • Jim Parsons – Actor “Big Bang Theory”
  • Peyton Manning – Football Player
  • Harry Houdini – Famous Magician
  • Chris Bosh – Basketball Player
  • Tommy Hilfiger – Fashion Designer
  • Steve McQueen – Actor/Deceased

Popular Social Media Hashtags:

#chocolatecoveredraisins #raisins #chocolateraisins

Other interesting holidays celebrated in March include National Cereal DayNational Joe Day and National Potato Chip Day.

 

 

 

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