National Frappe Day

Prasenjit Das
Mar 21, 2023 By Prasenjit Das
Originally Published on Mar 21, 2023
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Frappé became so popular in the US that people began to celebrate these frothy coffee drinks.

Where is National Frappe Day celebrated?

National Frappe Day is celebrated all over the United States.

Who is National Frappe Day celebrated by?

National Frappe Day is a special event for all coffee lovers. Anyone who loves this delicious cold coffee beverage celebrates this national event.

When did National Frappe Day first start?

 Unfortunately, the origin of National Frappe Day remains a mystery to date.

Who started National Frappe Day?

The creator of National Frappe Day remains to be unknown.

Greek frapp\u00e9 is the official national coffee drink of Greece.

History And Timeline

The history of frappé is long and quite interesting. In this section, we will see some of the major events that took place in frappé's path to recognition.

Possible Origin Story

Some sources claim that the recipe for this blended coffee beverage came around in the 1890s.


Brilliant Invention Of Vakandios

While working as a delegate of Nestlé food corporation, Dimitris Vakondios invented frappé drink using a shaker. This coffee beverage became famous as the Greek frappé.


Starbucks' First Coffee House

Starbucks opened its first coffee house in 1971 in Seattle, Washington. Over the years, Starbucks played a great role in popularizing frappés all over the world.


Story Of First Frappuccino

George Howell, the owner of Coffee Connection, invented Frappuccino in 1994 in Boston, Massachusetts. The name Frappuccino is a combination of Italian cappuccino and Greek frappé.


Starbucks Buys Coffee Connection

In 1994, Starbucks bought Coffee Connection. Following this, Starbucks owned all of Coffee Connection's stores and also its Frappuccino recipe.


Traditions And Customs

It is true that the origin of this national event is still a mystery, but it is still one of the most-loved events in the United States. Over the years, Americans have invented numerous versions of this beverage.

Originally, Vakondios created Greek frappé by putting cold water, ice cubes, and instant coffee in a blender. But, in the US, people started using milk, ice cream, and whipped cream to make this coffee drink more delicious.

It is also available in different flavors like Strawberry Funnel Cake, Mocha Cookie Crumble, and Caramel Ribbon Crunch. So, on this National Frappe Day, visit your favorite café and enjoy some new frappé flavors that you haven't tried before.

Ways To Celebrate National Frappe Day

National Frappe Day is incomplete without a glass of handmade frappé. The recipe is easy. First, you need to make a cup of coffee and allow it to cool down.

Then, add two cups of ice and one cup of cold milk. Now, you need to blend the mixture well.

Finally, add your favorite flavor to the mixture, and your delicious coffee beverage is ready. It will be great if you take a nice picture of your beverage before drinking it. Later, you can post the photo on social media to encourage others to celebrate this fabulous event.

Facts And Stats

Officially, frappé came into existence in 1957. However, it still remains unknown when National Frappe Day first began.

In the United States, the popularity of frappés increased in the '90s. Today, it is one of the most-loved coffee drinks in the country. No doubt, the US has a national event dedicated to this blended coffee beverage.

Over the years, many restaurants and cafés have celebrated National Frappe Day by giving special offers or free coffee drinks. Two such examples are Starbucks and McDonald's.

Does Starbucks celebrate National Frappe Day?

Yes, many Starbucks stores celebrate National Frappe Day by giving special discounts on their products.

Who invented frappé?

Dimitris Vakondios invented frappé in 1957 at Thessaloniki International Fair in Greece.

How is National Frappe Day different from National Coffee Milkshake Day?

National Frappe Day celebrates frappés, while National Coffee Milkshake Day celebrates coffee milkshakes. There is another difference between these two events. We celebrate the first one on October 7 and the second one on July 26.


What is the significance of National Frappe Day?

As a cold coffee drink, frappé is quite famous in the United States. National Frappe Day is dedicated to the celebration of this delicious beverage.

Why do people love National Frappe Day?

People love National Frappe Day because this day gives them an opportunity to drink more frappés. This is also a great day to try out some new flavors of the drink.

When Is This Day Celebrated

  • Thursday, October 07, 2021
  • Friday, October 07, 2022
  • Saturday, October 07, 2023
  • Monday, October 07, 2024
  • Tuesday, October 07, 2025

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Written by Prasenjit Das

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Language and Literature, Master of Arts specializing in English Language and Literature

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Prasenjit DasBachelor of Arts specializing in English Language and Literature, Master of Arts specializing in English Language and Literature

Having obtained a Bachelor's degree in English language and literature from West Bengal State University - Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College, followed by a Master's degree in English language and literature from Calcutta University, Prasenjit has several years of experience as a content writer, Prasenjit has mastered the art of producing cohesive and coherent copy. To further refine his skills and continuously challenge his creativity, Prasenjit successfully completed the "Introduction to Creative Writing Course" offered by British Council. Outside of his professional pursuits, Prasenjit finds inspiration in engaging in various creative activities, including writing poetry.

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