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Today is "National Pizza Day!"

The most popular pizza topping is pepperoni

February 9, 2018

National Pizza Day is observed every year on February 9. Here are 10 facts about the beloved food, courtesy of pizza.com 


1. The average American eats about 46 pizza slices a year. 

2. 93 percent of Americans have eaten pizza in the last month.

3. The top five pizza sales days are: Super Bowl Sunday, New Year's Eve, Halloween, the night before Thanksgiving, and New Year's Day.

4. Regular thin crust is most popular in America (61 percent of the population), followed by deep dish (14 percent) and extra thin (11 percent).

5. 62 percent of Americans prefer meat toppings while 38 percent prefer vegetables.

6. The most popular pizza topping is pepperoni (36 percent).

7. Women are twice as likely as men to order vegetables on their pizza.

8. Pizza deliverers claim women are better tippers.

9. Saturday night is the most popular night to eat pizza. 

10. 36 percent of people consider pizza the perfect breakfast. 


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