World Chocolate Day, referred to, in some instances, as International Chocolate Day, is an annual observance that occurs globally on July 7th. References to World Chocolate Day being observed on July 7th have been recorded as early as 2009. Celebration of the day includes the consumption of chocolate. Some references indicate that this day celebrates the introduction of chocolate to Europe in 1550.
Many other chocolate day celebrations exist, such as National Chocolate Day in the United States on October 28th. Confusingly, the U.S. National Confectioners Association lists September 13th as International Chocolate Day.
Other more specific chocolate-themed days are celebrated throughout the world. The West African country, Ghana, the second largest producer of Cocoa celebrates Chocolate Day on February 14th. Others include Bittersweet Chocolate Day on January 10th, Milk Chocolate Day on July 28th, White Chocolate Day on September 22nd and Chocolate Covered Anything Day on December 16th.
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