Do you have $10,000 on hand because that is what it would cost you to snag the Golden Speckled Egg – the most expensive chocolate Easter egg ever sold? Over 90 millionchocolate Easterbunnies are produced every year. On Good Friday, all church bells stop for three days in France. This is to honor and mourn the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. That’s okay because kids usually have a lot to talk about and the Easter Bunny has big ears to listen.

Find out how well you know this holiday with these fun free Easter trivia questions and answers. And with between 80 and 90 million Easter eggs eaten each year, this is a growing issue. In fact, more than 8,000 tonnes of packaging waste is generated each Easter. But brands are now reducing packs sizes, removing plastics, and switching to sustainable materials. If you’re still thirsty for more knowledge, we’ve taken a closer look at why we eat chocolate eggs at Easter. Now that you’re all clued up on the latest Easter facts with our Easter quiz, you’re probably ready to dive into some more chocolate.

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In recent years, it has become a joyous time for chocolate lovers, too. It is a typically British mish-mash of Christian, pagan and commercial interests. After Halloween, Easter is the biggest candy consuming holiday.

As you see, there is a plenty of ways how to make your Easter celebration even more fun and merry! Create and invent, and you will definitely surprise your family and friends. Even more impressive is that the Bournville factory in Birmingham, U.K., makes 500 million every year.

Candy sales during Halloween and Easter are usually through the roof. So, it’s no wonder people love to compare the two tallies. Australians are the number one consumers ofchocolate Easter eggsin the world.

If you want to make sure your little ones don’t stuff themselves completely before the roast dinner, then our Easter Selectors Collection is the perfect treat. You can control how many chocolates they indulge in (at least until the roast has been eaten!). You’re the popular family member that everyone wants to be around all of the time. 33% don’t care and a small 4% eat the tail or feet first. It’s because jelly beans have a shape that reminds people of eggs.

It’s a delicious treat and gives you an opportunity to practice a simple bartending skill to create a tempting layer of chocolate and cherry. If you do hit up the ears first, you’re among the majority of Americans, says a new study from some ear, nose, and throat doctors at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. For the savory survey, the scientists looked to almost 30,000 Internet denizens to find out, in their words, about the popularity of “auricular amputations” around Easter on the unlucky rabbits. They searched terms like “chocolate,” “rabbit,” “Easter,” “ears,” and “amputation” from January 2012 to January 2017 to fill out their survey.

That’s enough jelly beans to circle the globe not once, not twice, but three times — or to fill a plastic egg the size of a nine-story building. First introduced as an Easter treat in the 1930s, we can’t imagine this day without them. The two holidays are always going head-to-head to have the most candy sales, usually coming close to each other. • Look after an egg – A great way of getting younger children into a routine and, at the same time, they are learning without realising it.

Even more unusually, in Norway it is traditional to read crime stories over Easter weekend! This unusual custom is believed to date back to 1923, when two authors promoted their new crime novel by taking out an advert on the front page of a popular Norwegian newspaper. Sticking with the US, Florida hosted the largest ever Easter egg hunt in 2007. A whopping9,753 childrenparticipated, searching for 501,000 eggs. Thorntons made the world’s largest chocolate bar to celebrate their 100th birthday. It was around 6 tonnes in weight – the equivalent to 75,000 of their standard size bars.