The average pizzeria uses roughly 55 pizza boxes per day.
We consume around 251,770,000 pounds of pepperonis every year
Some popular pizza toppings in Japan are squid and Mayo Jaga (mayonaise, potato and bacon)
36 percent of all pizza orders want their pizza topping pepperoni
94 percent of Americans eat pizza regularly
93 percent of Americans have eaten pizza in the last month
Pizza accounts for more than 10 percent of all food service sales
On Super Bowl Sunday, pizza delivery drivers can expect $2 tips to sometimes soar as high as $20
Domino’s delivery drivers will log about 4 million miles on Super Bowl Sunday
Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza a day or about 350 slices per second.
There are approximately 61,269 pizzerias in the United States.
Each person in America eats about 46 pizza slices a year.
October is the US national pizza month.
Over 5 billion pizzas are sold worldwide each year.
Kids ages 3 to 11 prefer pizza over all other food groups for lunch and dinner.
The largest pizza ever made was 122 ft. 8 in. in diameter. The pizza needed 9,920 lb of flour, 198 lb of salt, 3968 lb of cheese, and 1,984 lb of tomato puree
Italian is the most popular type of Ethnic food in America
Regular thin crust is most popular in America, it is preferred by 61% of the population, 14% prefer deep-dish, and 11% prefer extra thin crust
62% of Americans prefer meat toppings while 38% prefer vegetables
Women are twice as likely as men to order vegetables on their pizza
Saturday night is the most popular night to eat pizza
Pizza Deliverers claim women are better tippers
During TV news, pizza is most often ordered during the weather
There is a Pizza Expo held every year in Las Vegas, Nevada
Pizzerias represent 17% of all restaurants
The world’s fastest pizza maker can make 14 pizza in 2 minutes and 35 seconds
36% of people consider pizza the perfect breakfast
Eating pizza once a week can reduce the risk of esophageal cancer
The longest pizza delivery was from Cape Town, South Africa to Sydney, Australia
Cristian Dumitru of Romania holds the world record for eating pizza, he ate over 200 pounds. But the former world record holder claims the cheese-sauce ratio was too low for what he ate to be considered pizza.
In Italy there is a bill before Parliament to safeguard the traditional Italian pizza, specifying permissible ingredients and methods of processing (e.g., excluding frozen pizzas). Only pizzas which followed these guidelines could be called “traditional Italian pizzas”, at least in Italy.
The largest pizza ever made was at the Norwood Pick ‘n Pay Hypermarket in Johannesburg, South
Africa. According to the Guinness Book of Records the pizza was 37.4 meters in diameter and was made using 500 kg of flour, 800 kg of cheese and 900 kg of tomato puree. This was accomplished on December 8, 1990.
About 3 billion pizzas are sold annually in the U.S.
The most popular pizza size in the U.S. today is 14 inches in diameter.