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Feb 04

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How Much Pizza Do Americans Eat Each Year?

With the Super Bowl upon us, it is interesting to note how much pizza Americans eat each year.  Yahoo! published a short video answering this very question.  Click here to see the video.  Here are the interesting facts that the video reported:

  • 3 billion pizzas are sold in the U.S. every year
  • There are just over 60,000 pizzerias in the U.S.
  • The average family eats pizza 30 times a year
  • Americans consume 100 acres of pizza a year, or 57 square miles
  • Americans consume half of the world’s pizza
  • Half the pizzas sold in America are sold on Friday and Saturdays
  • The most popular topping in the U.S. is pepperoni, found on 36% of all pizzas served
  • The most popular topping in Europe is tuna, in Japan its squid, and green peas in Brazil
  • Over 1 billion pizzas are delivered in the U.S. per year

About the author

Anand Khemlani

I am a founding member of Fulcrum Inquiry, an accounting and economic consulting firm that performs damage analysis for commercial litigation, forensic accountings, financial investigations, and business valuations. I am a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and am a licensed Real Estate Broker. I regularly serve as an expert witness involving results of my forensic accounting assignments and damage analyses. My resume is available on Fulcrum's website

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