World Quark Day 2024: Theme, History, Significance, Celebration

Every year 19th January is celebrated as World Quark Day by people all across the globe. The day celebrates quark, a type of cheese made by warming soured milk until it curdles.

There are multiple health benefits of this cheese and to encourage people to include this cheese in their daily meal, World Quark Day is celebrated annually on January 19.

World Quark Day 2024 Date

Below mentioned are the upcoming dates for World Quark Day for the next 5 years.

World Quark Day 2024January 19, 2024Friday
World Quark Day 2025January 19, 2025Sunday
World Quark Day 2026January 19, 2026Monday
World Quark Day 2027January 19, 2027Tuesday

World Quark Day 2024 Overview

EventWorld Quark Day
DateJanuary 19, 2024
Declared byThe Queen of Quark (German-born author)
Observed byWorldwide
Purpose of celebrationTo celebrate benefits of quark cheese and to encourage people to include this cheese in their daily meal.

Significance of World Quark Day

Quark has many health benefits and is rich in multiple vitamins such as Vitamin A and Vitamin B along with being rich in protein and calcium.

In every 3.5 ounce of quark, you get 5 grams of protein, 12 percent of daily requirements of calcium, potassium and riboflavin. And the best thing about quark is that you can either eat it as a cheese or as yogurt, only that it is more appealing than yogurt.

To celebrate the benefits and versatility of quark, World Quark Day is celebrated every year on January 19.

About Quark Cheese

Quark cheese, also known as quarg, is a soft, white, and fresh dairy product that can act as an alternative to both yogurt and soft cheese. Quark is made by warming sour milk until it curdles, and then straining it.

It is a highly celebrated dairy product because of its numerous advantages such as low carbohydrates, low sodium, high protein and rich in vitamins.

Quark can be eaten plainly as yogurt or  flavored with herbs, spices, and fruit to be used in sweet and savory dishes. As a cheese, it can be used in baking, cooking, and blending. 

People in Europe consume quark regularly and it is also used for beauty and therapeutic treatments. However this cheese is not very popular in America but with the launch of World Quark Day, it is expected that it will become popular in the States as well.

History of World Quark Day Observation

The World Quark Day was founded by Queen of Clark in August 2018 to promote quark cheese for its numerous health benefits.

The Queen of Quark, a healthy eating enthusiast and author, born in beautiful Bavaria, Germany. After her immense effort in the direction, the Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed World Quark Day to be observed annually on January 19th.

The first World Quark Day was thus observed on Saturday, 19 January 2019. The day falls into the category of specials days celebrated around the world.

World Quark Day Celebration

World Quark Day is celebrated to encourage people to integrate quark into their meals. Quark is not only delicious but is also very easy to prepare at home. You can try different recipes to make a batch of fresh quark to see which one you like most.

Quark can be included in your breakfast, lunch, dinner or even dessert depending on what recipe you try. Learn about different ways to use quark to promote good health. If you like, you can have some experiment with this cheese to create new recipes.

You can also share your quark experiences with your friends and encourage everyone to celebrate this day. The Queen of Quark also encourages people to share their experiences with quark on social media using the hashtags #quarkupyourlife and #worldquarkday.

Interesting Facts about Quark

Here are some interesting facts about the quark cheese for you on the occasion of this World Quark Day.

  1. Quark is lactose-free, low in carbs and high in protein.
  2. The quark cheese is obtained from dairy cows, so it is not vegan.
  3. Quark is common in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus while rare in United States.
  4. Only a few dairies in Vermont, Illinois and California make quark in the US.
  5. Quark cheese is high in calcium, Vitamin A and Vitamin Bs.

Frequently Asked Questions

When do we celebrate World Quark Day?

World Quark Day is observed every year on January 19th.

Is there any theme to celebrate World Quark Day 2024?

There is no theme to celebrate World Quark Day in any year.

Who started the celebration of World Quark Day?

The Queen of Quark

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