10 Things You Didn't Know About Pizza

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Read on to learn more about pizza.

93 percent of Americans enjoy pizza at least once a month.

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Pizzerias expect their best sales on Super Bowl Sunday, Halloween, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day and the night before Thanksgiving.

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It is estimated that each American consumes about 23 pounds of pizza every year!

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Every year, over 5 billion pizzas are sold all over the world.

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The most popular pizza topping is pepperoni, included in about 36 percent of all pizza orders.

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The most popular night of the week to order pizza? Saturday night.

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Thirty-six percent of consumers believe that pizza is the perfect breakfast.

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Frozen pizza has been around since the 1950s. After just a few years, it became the most popular frozen food.

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Ten percent of food services sales are for pizza.

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Seventeen percent of restaurants in America are pizzerias.

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Is there anything more alluring than a hot slice of pizza?

It's a staple for all ages, the perfect party food, and most importantly, absolutely delicious. Vegans, vegetarians and gluten-free folks alike can all enjoy a slice these days, making pizza a universal food.

Check out the slideshow above to learn facts you probably don't know about pizza.

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