Eggs-traordinary facts about Easter eggs
Happy Easter! One of my favorite traditions each Easter is without a doubt coloring eggs. Bet you didn't know this about those lovable Easter Eggs?
Overseas, each child receives an average 8.8 Easter eggs each year.
Sales at Easter time make up close to 50% of chocolate spending for the whole year.
The UK's first chocolate egg was produced in 1873 by Fry’s of Bristol.
In 2007, an egg covered in diamonds (pictured) sold for almost millions. The egg is very special because, every hour, a cockerel made of jewels pops up from the top of the egg, flaps its wings four times, nods its head three times and makes a crowing noise! I know what you're thinking. WHY?
The tallest chocolate Easter egg ever was made in Italy in 2011. At 10.39 metres in height and 7,200 kg in weight, it was taller than a giraffe and heavier than an elephant!
The world’s most popular egg-shaped chocolate is Cadbury’s Creme Egg. The Cadbury plant in Birmingham produce 1.5 million Crème Eggs daily.
On Easter Sunday in Scotland, some people have great fun rolling painted eggs down steep hills. This is also popular in America, but here we push our eggs along with a spoon!
3% of kids say they eat their first chocolate egg before Easter Sunday, but the average time for children to eat their first Easter egg is 11 o’clock on Easter Sunday morning.
One in five kids say they’ve made themselves ill by eating too much chocolate at Easter. Been there. Done that too!
Happy Easter from the Q Crew! Get ready for National Egg Salad Sandwich Week starting Monday after Easter!