National Chocolate Covered Nuts Day is coming up on February 25th! Nuts have been an essential part of the human diet for centuries. The ancient Greeks and Romans were fond of the walnut, Native Americans enjoyed the pecan, and the Chinese believed that the hazelnut was one of the five sacred nourishments. And then there’s a belief that chocolate has some divine properties.
In the 17th century Europe chocolate first became very fashionable as a drink. People soon realized that everything tastes better when covered in chocolate. By the mid 19th century it was a common practice to dip items like nuts, pretzels, and fruits into melted chocolate.
Celebrate National Chocolate Covered Nuts Day with your favorite chocolate and nut combination! A day for the delicious crunchy nut to be enjoyed covered in chocolate. The possibilities are endless as there are so many different types of nuts as well as different types of chocolate.
One of the most famous chocolate covered nuts is Chocolate Covered Peanut! The originalChocolate Covered Peanut Candy is Goobers, first sold in 1925. By the way, the word “Goober” was a common slang word for peanut.
To celebrate the National Chocolate Covered Nut Day, indulge in a wide selection available at Weaver Nut Sweets & Snacks – from Dark and Milk Chocolate Covered Peanuts, to Dark or Milk Chocolate Covered Almonds and Milk Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Toffee; from Dark or Milk Chocolate Covered Pistachios to Milk Chocolate Covered Brazil Nuts; from Dark or Milk Chocolate Covered Cashews to a variety of Sugar Free Chocolate Covered Nuts - the guilt-free eating pleasures for those with health and diet restrictions.