Sep 5 -- Geezer's Blog - Cheese Pizza Day

The Bottom Line: Interesting facts about pizza!

The Full Story:

  • Americans eat approximately 100-acres of pizza a day or about 350 slices per second. Each person in America eats about 46 pizza slices a year.
  • There are approximately 61,269 pizzerias in the United States.
  • We consume around 251,770,000 pounds of pepperonis every year
  • Some popular pizza toppings in Japan are squid and Mayo Jaga (mayonnaise, potato and bacon)
  • The highest-grossing single-unit independent pizzeria in the nation is Moose's Tooth Pub and Pizzeria in Anchorage, Alaska. Their annual sales are approximately $6-million.
  • 94% of Americans eat pizza regularly
  • October is the actually national pizza month here in the U.S.
  • The top 5 pizza sales days are: Super Bowl Sunday, New Year's Eve, Halloween, The night before Thanksgiving, & New Year's Day
  • Over 5-billion pizzas are sold worldwide each year.
National Cheese Pizza Day

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