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WTF is National Avocado Day?

Avocado lovers rejoice! It's always the perfect time to enjoy this creamy, nutrient-rich fruit and discover its charms as National Avocado Day approaches. This celebration l is a great excuse to talk about why we love avocados so much!

Let's start with some quirky fun facts about National Avocado Day! 🥑🎉 Get ready to be avo-whelmed by these avocado-mazing tidbits:

  • Avo-tastic date: National Avocado Day is celebrated every year on July 31st. So, mark your calendars and get ready to roll on this special day!

  • A Millennial creation: National Avocado Day began as a social media-driven celebration. It grew in popularity through the power of hashtags, viral avocado posts, and the online avocado-loving community.

  • Avocado obsession worldwide: This avocado-themed holiday is not limited to one country; it is observed worldwide!

  • Social media avocado feast: Instagram, Twitter and TikTok explode with avocado-themed content on this day. Expect mouth watering avocado recipe videos, hilarious avocado memes, and loads of #NationalAvocadoDay hashtags.

  • A green celebration: Many eco-conscious folks embrace National Avocado Day as an opportunity to raise awareness about sustainable avocado farming practices and environmental conservation.

Have you ever wondered where this Avocado CRAZE began? Buckle up, because we're going on a nostalgia trip!

  • The Early 2000s: Avocado toast was becoming the unofficial breakfast of the hot and trendy, and guacamole was the life of the party.

  • The Brilliant Idea: A Day for Avocado Lovers! Somewhere in the depths of the internet's depths, a bunch of avocado fans had a wonderful idea: create a special day to honor their favorite fruit. And so, National Avocado Day was born! They wanted a day in which the world could come together to celebrate the goodness of avocados - and July 31st became THE date.

  • The Social Media Takeover: The power of social media played a massive role in turning AVOCADO into a global phenomenon. Hashtags like #avocado and #avotoast started trending, spreading avo-madness all over Twitter andInstagram. Influencers, celebrities, and food bloggers hopped on the bandwagon, sharing their favorite avocado recipes and even avocado-themed fashion!

  • The rise of avo-connoisseurs: As people became more conscious of the health benefits of avocados: healthy fats, vitamins, and antioxidants - Avocado became more and more popular. Avocado connoisseurs emerged, discussing avocado ripeness, the perfect avo-toast ratio, and unique avocado hacks that blew our minds.

  • So why do people love Avocados? The BIG question with a simple answer… Avocados not only have the health benefits, but also the flavor and creamy texture. Avocados are versatile in the kitchen - they can be used to make both savoury and sweet dishes, plus they can be added to any dish. They are associated with a healthy lifestyle, which also adds to the hype. The combination of taste, versatility, nutritional value and the influence of popular culture have contributed to the widespread love for avocados.

Avocados are here to stay, from their humble beginnings in the early 2000s to its status as an annual global celebration. Let’s celebrate this July 31st! This particular day serves as a reminder of the love and camaraderie that avocados bring to our lives, whether we're sipping avocado smoothies, spreading avocado love on social media, or simply enjoying a great slice of avotoast.

So, if you're searching for a spot to celebrate National Avocado Day, stop by Avotoasty. We are located on 1796 Union St, in San Francisco, CA. Opening soon in Oakland, CA. It's the perfect spot to unwind with our crew and snap some Instagram-worthy pics.

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