How Much Pizza Does the Average American Eat?


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The average American eats 23 pounds of pizza a year, which equates to around 46 slices. Pizza has become the favorite food of America, and the most popular pizza topping is pepperoni.

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How Much Pizza Does the Average American Eat?
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Naples, Italy is known to be the first city to have pizzerias. The first pizzas were brought to the United States in 1903 by a father and his son, Giovanni and Gennero Bruno from Naples. They called their pizza the Neopolitan Pizza. Every year there are 3 billion pizzas sold in the United States, and about 350 slices are eaten per second. The least favorite topping on a pizza are anchovies.

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