National Chocolate Day

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U.S. National Chocolate Day is an observance that occurs in the United States every year on September 7.[1][2] The U.S. National Confectioners Association has stated that September 7 is the official date for the observance in the United States.

Not to be confused with the day of celebration of the birth of Milton S. Hershey,[3][4][5] an American confectioner, philanthropist, and founder of The Hershey Chocolate Company and the "company town" of Hershey, Pennsylvania. (September 13, 1857). [1][6] Celebration of the day includes the consumption of chocolate.

See also


  1. ^ a b "Chocoholics unite for International Chocolate Day". Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "5 easy recipes to celebrate International Chocolate day". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Milton Hershey Biography". Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  4. ^ ""September 2008 dates to celebrate"". Creative Forecasting. 20 (7-12): 6. Retrieved 7 July 2014. International Chocolate Day - This day celebrates the birth anniversary of Milton Hershey (1857 - 1945) 
  5. ^ Marks, Ginger (2010). Weird and Wacky Holiday Marketing Guide. p. 58. ISBN 9780982600573. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Sept. 13: International Chocolate Day". Westminster, Maryland Patch. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 

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