Here are some holiday facts about the holiday season that we found interesting. Grab a cup of coffee or some hot chocolate (we love ours with marshmallows and a bit of whipped cream) and enjoy.
- Approximately 350 million Christmas trees are grown in the U.S. and Canada. These trees are grown in all 50 states!
- According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Vietnam was the largest importer of tapered candles from the U.S last year.
- In Canada, there’s a tradition of taking a dip in freezing cold water to celebrate the new year.
- In Norway, people hide their brooms on Christmas Eve so that mischievous spirits wouldn’t steal them and take them for a joyride.
- In a brilliant marketing campaign, KFC immortalized itself as the go-to place to get a Christmas meal in Japan. People start placing their holiday meal orders 6 weeks before due to extremely high demand.