National Strawberry Day
National Strawberry Day is celebrated February 27 of every year. Strawberries are cultivated worldwide and it is mostly appreciated for their characteristic aroma, juicy texture, bright red colour, and sweetness. Strawberries are consumed in large quantities either fresh fruit or in prepared foods as preserves, pies, fruit juices, milkshakes, ice creams and chocolates also. The Artificial Strawberries are used in products like lip gloss, hand sanitizers, candy, perfume and much more. Hence National Strawberry Day is a perfect day to pay homage to one of the most popular fruits in the world.
“I would be lying if i said i cut out all dessert. When I am training, i try to satisfy those cravings with a slightly healthier dessert, like a piece of dark chocolate or whipped cream and strawberries. Those are two of my favorites.” – Josie Loren
History of National Strawberry Day
The creator or inventor of National Strawberry Day is still unknown. There are a lot of stories behind the origin of the name of Strawberry. The most accepted one is that the berries would drop off the leaves and become “Strewn” about the plant. Over the days “Strewn-Berries” are changed into “Strawberries.” There is another story for the strawberries, the British children stringing the berries on grass straws and selling them in the neighbourhoods. Not only the strawberries are delicious they are fragrant also. They belong to the rose family. Strawberries are grown in every corner of the earth except southern and northern reaches. There are nearly 600 varieties of strawberries are available across the world. Moreover, Strawberries also have some health benefits. They are rich in Vitamin C, and they are the good source of folic acid, fiber, and potassium. Hence National Strawberry Day is a day to enjoy the fresh bowl of strawberries.
Other Celebrations on February 27
February 27 is also celebrated as
How to Celebrate National Strawberry Day
Celebrate the Strawberry Day by trying any one of the strawberries flavours at your home and share them with your family members and friends. Or simply enjoy the fresh bowl of Strawberry with friends or family members. Gather your friends and family members and conduct a Strawberry themed party. Don’t forget to take photos while eating and share those moments on social media’s using #StrawberryDay.