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Today's Reason to Celebrate

December 27, 2014 is

National Fruit Cake Day

Today is National Fruit Cake Day! Although fruit cakes are certainly a delicious treat to enjoy around the holidays, they are quite possibly the most popular item for re-gifting. A whopping 38% of people say they give fruit cakes away when they receive them!

Nevertheless, fruit cakes have remained popular for thousands of years. The Ancient Egyptians buried their loved ones with fruit cakes because they believed this particular food was essential for the journey to the afterlife. The Crusaders were known for eating fruit cakes during their campaigns. The small cakes could withstand long journeys without spoiling and were full of nutritious items like dried fruits and nuts.

To celebrate National Fruit Cake Day, buy one of these holiday treats at your local grocery store to share with friends!

  • December is National Fruit Cake Month & National Egg Nog Month

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