Trivia For Pizza

Love pizza? USA Today, How Stuff works and FranchiseHelp shares more information about this delicious meal and makes it much more appealing! Here’s a little information that you may or may not know about pizza: 

Here are the quoted fun facts from the three sources: 

  1. 94% of Americans eat pizza regularly.
  2. 93% of Americans have eaten pizza in the last month.
  3. Pizza is America's fourth most-craved food, behind cheese, chocolate and ice cream.
  4. Americans consume over 100 acres of pizza on a regular day, about 350 slices per second. 
  5. Pizza accounts for more than 10 percent of all food service sales.
  6. Approximately 3 billion pizzas are sold in the United States each year, plus an additional one billion frozen pizzas.
  7. On Super Bowl Sunday, pizza delivery drivers can expect $2 tips to sometimes soar as high as $20.
  8. Domino's delivery drivers will log about 4 million miles on Super Bowl Sunday.
  9. Delivery sales of pizza spike the most during close Super Bowl games.
  10. There are approximately 61,269 pizzerias in the United States. These pizzerias represent 17 percent of all restaurants.
  11. Frozen pizzas that could be purchased in grocery stores were first introduced in the United States in 1957 and soon became the most popular of all frozen food.
  12. October is National Pizza Month.

Posted by Diane Araga, on September 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM