National French Fry Day

Next Saturday, 13 July 2024

National French Fry Day is celebrated every year on July 13th , to commemorate the favorite American snack, French Fries.

The golden-brown, crispy potato sticks can be enjoyed as a side dish to several dishes like sandwiches, and burgers or can be eaten on their own. 

French fries have been around for decades and can be found in almost every food place across the globe. 

Other names for French fries are fries, chips, finger fries, etc. Nowadays, we even get different shapes like curly fries. 

A serving of french fries with ketchup

History Of National French Fry Day

When and where National French fry day originated is still unclear, but it is believed to have its roots in the United States.

It is said that the National Potato Council or a likely similar organization that represents the potato industry started this day. 

This popular American snack is loved by everyone across the globe.

Although the first origins of French Fries are not recorded, rumor has it that they were first introduced in Belgium in the late 17th century. 

The fast food staple became increasingly popular in the United States in the early 20th century. 

The first recorded celebration of National French Fry Day was in 2018. 

Ever since it has gained more traction and become increasingly popular. 

How To Celebrate National French Fry Day

You can celebrate National French Fry Day by ordering fries from your favorite place or visiting a restaurant. 

This can also be an opportunity to try and make them at home on your own. You can also try different kinds of fries like loaded fries, sweet potato fries, curly fries, etc. 

It is just a lighthearted food day to honor one of the most popular American snacks. 

National French Fry Day
National French Fry Day

National French Fry Day - Next years

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