World Egg Day: 25 years of celebration approaching
World Egg Day is approaching and is about to turn 25 years old, so worldwide preparations to celebrate it are underway.
World Egg Day is approaching and is about to turn 25 years old, so worldwide preparations to celebrate it are underway.Â
World Egg Day will be celebrated again on Friday, October 8, 2021. This version will be the 25th version of this event promoted by egg producers and egg lovers around the world.
This event of poultry was inaugurated in Vienna in 1996, establishing the second Friday of October each year as the date for this celebration. Since then, the entire egg industry has participated and promoted strategies to highlight the role of this food product and its nutritional power.
This year’s topic for this celebration will be “Eggs for Everyone: Nature’s Perfect Package”. Eggs are considered one of the most complete protein foods in nature and one of the most widely consumed products in most countries around the world. On this day, thousands of companies, associations, and consumers around the egg industry will be able to learn about and highlight the properties of this nutritious food.
Due to the magnitude of this worldwide celebration, the entire egg industry has begun preparations for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of World Egg Day.
World Egg Day: 2020 version was virtual
World Egg Day is celebrated on the second Friday of October each year. Since its inception, this colossal event has been evolving and changing. As a result, egg-related competitions are held, and world record-breaking activities are promoted; gastronomy books that include eggs as an important ingredient are also launched.
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In 2020, the celebration of World Egg Day went virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, many of the activities were broadcast on YouTube, where dozens of online contests were held, and campaigns were promoted on social networks.
The 2021 version of World Egg Day will feature both virtual and in-person events. This strategy will allow to reach more people around the world and increase participation.