Monday 8 March 2021

“Which came first, the chicken or the Egg?”

“2.5 Million Eggs Consumed Daily in Costa Rica”

World Egg Day is celebrated across the World on the second Friday in October. Whether you celebrate World Egg Day every year, or this will be your first time, make sure that this year on Friday 12th October, you get cracking and help to make this World Egg Day the biggest and the best ever.

The egg is one of the most important foods in Costa Rica, not only for its cheap cost but also for it nutritional value. This is no yolk. Eggs certainly are what they are cracked up to be. Aside from high cholesterol, eggs are a healthy food. High in nutrition, and low in fat, people all over the world enjoy eggs. And, they celebrate eggs on this day.

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According to the Cámara Nacional de Avicultores, on average 2.5 million eggs are consumed daily in Costa Rica – that is 75.000.000 a month or 900.000.000 yearly.

To celebrate the day, the Cámara is planning a variety of activities in the Juan Santamaría park in downtown Alajuela, one of which providing 3.000 egg breakfasts at 7:30am.

Other activities will see competition for the fastest egg packer and the largest chicken egg.

To crack open the eggs Costa Rican athletes participating in 2012 Olympic games will lend a hand.

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Don’t have egg on your face, by forgetting this special day. We can think of a dozen reasons to enjoy World Egg Day to the fullest. We know eggs-actly how people begin this special day…. with eggs for breakfast. And, there’s ohh so much more you can do with them.

Ways to celebrate World Egg Day:

  • First and foremost, eat some eggs today. You can have them for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
  • Learn more about the health benefits of eggs.
  • Have an Egg Hunt. Who says egg hunts are only at Easter!? More on Egg Hunts.
  • Hold a debate with the question: “Which came first, the chicken or the Egg?”
  • Have an Egg throwing contest. It’s a big sport in Great Britain.
  • Read an eggy story to your child. We suggest reading “The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg”.
  • Decorate some eggs.

Find out how many things are made of, or contain eggs. You might be surprised.

Origin of World Egg Day:
Although their website did not make the claim, we believe this day was created in the United States by the International Egg Commission. This organization promotes the egg industry. They have a wealth of information on eggs, and about World Egg Day.

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FACT CHECK:
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