Old 08-27-2009, 03:36 AM
Il Pizzaiolo
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Pizza Facts

National Pizza Month is October. We began National Pizza Month in 1987.

The people of America eat around 350 slices of pizza each second, or 100 acres per day.

Each year, pizza is a $30 billion industry.

In the U.S., there are about 61,269 pizza parlors
Everyone in the United States eats about 23 lbs., or 46 slices, every year.

Each year in the United States, 3 billion pizzas are sold.

In America, the most popular ethnic food is Italian.

Children ages 3-11 prefer pizza over all other foods for lunch and dinner, according to a recent Gallup Poll.

36 percent of all pizza orders want their pizza topping pepperoni.

We consume around 251,770,000 pounds of pepperonis every year.

A few popular pizzas toppings are:

Mushrooms, Extra cheese, Sausage, Green Pepper, and Onion. In the list of most popular pizza toppings in America, the last one is
anchovies. New gourmet pizza toppings have rapidly became popular.Some of those toppings include: Chicken, Oysters,
Crayfish, Dandelions, Sprouts, Eggplant, Cajun Shrimp, Artichoke Hearts, Venison, Duck, Canadian-Style Bacon and Tuna. Pratically
every kind of pizza topping has been tried by pizza chefs, some of those toppings being peanut butter and jelly, bacon and eggs, and
mashed potatoes.

Americans prefer meat toppings to veggie toppings by a ratio of 62 to 100. women order twice as much vegatable toppings than men.
Some popular pizza toppings in Japan are squid and Mayo Jaga (mayonaise, potato and bacon).
In India they like pickled ginger, minced mutton and tofu. The people of Brazil prefer green peas for their topping. Russians serve pizza covered in mockba (a mix of sardines, tuna, mackeral, salmon and onions.)

this came from thinkquest.com...... guess it could be true, I know i have already eaten that much pizza this year alone,,,
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Old 09-01-2009, 08:24 PM
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100 acres per day astounding!

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Old 09-01-2009, 08:30 PM
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Only 46 slices per person, per year? Come on people, I must be working with a bunch of slackers...I'm doing the work of at least 3-4 people, help me out

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