World Egg Day was established at Vienna 1996, when it was decided to celebrate the power of the egg on the second Friday in October each year. Since then, egg fans around the world have thought up new creative ways to honour this incredible nutrient powerhouse, and the day of celebration has grown and evolved over time.
Over 100 countries celebrated World Egg Day 2022!
World Egg Day 2022 centered around the theme of ‘Eggs for a better life’, recognising the egg’s power to support not just human health outcomes, but planetary health and people’s livelihoods too.
Over 100 countries across the globe joined in with the World Egg Day festivities, with 2022 seeing the strong return of in-person celebrations, following a shift to mainly online celebrations over the past two years due to COVID-19.
From Australia, through Latvia and Kenya to Colombia, egg fans and members of the egg industry shared their EGG-ceptional events to honour the humble egg!
The united global online effort also resulted in the hashtag #WorldEggDay achieving a reach of over 127 million!See how countries around the world celebrated