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National Chocolate Milk Day

Celebrate National Chocolate Milk Day with a delicious glass of creamy, chocolaty goodness - the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth!
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September 27
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Introduction

Celebrate National Chocolate Milk Day on September 27 with a cold glass of delicious, creamy chocolate milk! This beloved drink has been around since the 1600s and is enjoyed by people all over the world. Not only is it a tasty treat, but it's also an excellent source of calcium and other essential vitamins and minerals that your body needs. So why not pour yourself a big glass and enjoy this special day?

History of National Chocolate Milk Day

National Chocolate Milk Day Dates

National Chocolate Milk Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1687</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Invention of Chocolate Milk</div><div class='timeline-text'>Sir Hans Sloane, an Irish botanist, is credited with the invention of chocolate milk after he mixed cocoa powder with milk to make it more palatable.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1828</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cocoa Powder Production</div><div class='timeline-text'>Coenraad Van Houten invented the hydraulic press, improving the quality of cocoa powder and making it easier to mix with liquids.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1885</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Industrialization of Milk</div><div class='timeline-text'>The industrialization of the dairy industry during the late 19th century made milk more available, paving the way for the mass production of chocolate milk.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1926</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Chocolate Milk Mix Introduced</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ovaltine, the first chocolate milk mix, was introduced to give milk a chocolaty flavor and extra nutrients.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1948</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Nesquik Launch</div><div class='timeline-text'>Nestle launched Nesquik powder in the US, a popular chocolate milk mix that became beloved for its quick mixing properties and sweet taste.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2006</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Chocolate Milk Day Establishment</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Chocolate Milk Day was established as an officially recognized food holiday in the United States to celebrate the cherished beverage.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Chocolate Milk Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own chocolate milk</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Mix some cocoa powder, sugar, and a pinch of salt in a cup of hot milk for a simple and delicious homemade chocolate milk.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for chocolate milk</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Visit your favorite café or coffee shop and try out their special chocolate milk. You can also search your local shops to find the best deals on a variety of flavors.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Put together a chocolate milk tasting</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite friends and family over for a fun afternoon of chocolate milk tasting. Make sure to get different types of chocolate milks from different brands so that everyone can enjoy their own favorite.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Attend a chocolate milk festival</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Check out your local festivals for any events celebrating National Chocolate Milk Day. You may find music, food, and drinks all devoted to this delicious drink.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Bake something with chocolate milk</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Make cupcakes, cakes, cookies or brownies using chocolate milk as an ingredient. There are many recipes available online that use chocolate milk as an ingredient in the batter.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Chocolate Milk Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Chocolate milk is delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Chocolate milk is a sweet way to satisfy your craving for something naughty, without all the guilty feelings. It's comforting and smooth, with just enough sweetness to make it perfect for a snack or dessert. Plus, it's an easy way to get your daily dose of calcium and protein!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Chocolate milk can be used in recipes</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Chocolate milk isn't just delicious on its own - you can use it in many recipes as well! From waffles to brownies, chocolate milk adds an extra layer of flavor that takes your desserts and breakfasts to the next level. So don't be afraid to think outside of the box when it comes time to create delicious treats!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Chocolate milk is good for you</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>In addition to being delicious, chocolate milk is actually quite healthy. Since it's made from lowfat or skimmed dairy products, it's much lower in fat than other popular milks. And thanks to added vitamins and minerals like calcium and Vitamin D, drinking chocolate milk is actually good for you!</p></div></div>

5 Delicious Facts for Chocolate Milk Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Chocolate Milk is a Great Post-Workout Beverage</h3><p class='facts-text'>Numerous studies show that chocolate milk, with its combination of carbohydrates and high-quality protein, is an incredibly effective post-workout recovery drink.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Not All Chocolate Milks Are Equal</h3><p class='facts-text'>The taste and nutritional value of chocolate milk can greatly vary depending on the type of chocolate and milk used, so it’s worth trying a few different brands to find your favorite.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Historically Chocolate Milk Was Marketed as a Health Food</h3><p class='facts-text'>From the mid-18th to the early-20th century, chocolate milk was often advertised as a medicinal drink beneficial for various health conditions including gout, indigestion, and even tuberculosis.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Mexican Hot Chocolate is Actually Cold!</h3><p class='facts-text'>In general, Mexican hot chocolate or "chocolate de mesa" is actually a cold frothy beverage made with cacao, cane sugar, and could include cinnamon, almonds, or other spices.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>World's Largest Chocolate Milk Was Made in the USA</h3><p class='facts-text'>In 2017, in Nampa, Idaho, a chocolate milk jug of staggering proportions was made for World School Milk Day. It was an official Guinness World Record: 500 liters (132 gallons) of deliciously creamy chocolate milk!</p></div></div>

National Chocolate Milk Day FAQs

When is National Chocolate Milk Day?

National Chocolate Milk Day is celebrated on September 27 every year. In 2024 National Chocolate Milk Day will occur on a Friday.

National Chocolate Milk Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Sep 27

Wednesday

2024

Sep 27

Friday

2025

Sep 27

Saturday

2026

Sep 27

Sunday

2027

Sep 27

Monday

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