Okay, all of you Palm Harbor FL pizza lovers, we’re back again with some incredible pizza facts and as usual, some of these will blow your mind!
Palm Harbor FL Pizza Lovers, Check Out These Pizza Facts!
Every second in the United States, 350 slices of pizza are consumed. That’s 35 large pizzas every single second! Now, consider this…every 24 hours 30,240,000 slices or 3,024,000 large pizzas are consumed in the U.S.!
How Many Americans Eat Pizza Every Day?
Just how much does America love pizza? Well, according to the United States Department of Agriculture, 13% of Americans eat pizza EVERY SINGLE DAY! Now, we love pizza but for one in eight Americans to eat pizza every single day…well, that’s a little too much pizza even for us!
Who Loves Pizza The Most?
Looking at the pizza-loving American population, which demographic loves pizza the most? You may not be surprised to know that (according to the USDA) it’s boys and men between the ages of 6 and 19 years old. One in four boys and men in this age range can be found eating pizza on any given day.
Pizza Is An Incredible Source of Lycopene
When we think of pizza, most of us think that it’s “junk food”, tasty, but “junk food” all the same. This isn’t necessarily true, though. A well-made pizza isn’t junk at all and, in fact, it’s a great source of lycopene. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant which, according to the Annual Review of Food Science and Technology, helps to prevent cancer and heart disease!
The Biggest Pizza You’ve Ever Seen
Speaking of lycopene, can you imagine the amount of lycopene you’d get from eating the world’s biggest pizza? How big was that pizza? Try 122 Feet, 8 inches in diameter! This world-record-holding pizza was completely gluten-free and was made in Fiera Roma, in Rome, Italy, on December 13, 2012, by Dovilio Nardi, Andrea Mannocchi, Marco Nardi, Matteo Nardi and Matteo Giannotte of NIPfood.
Pizza and a Movie?
Speaking of unusual pizzas, in 2013 Dominos Brazil made a pretty unusual pizza choice when they released DVDs that smelled like pizza when they were played. Not only that but when you ejected the DVD it would have a thermal ink printed pizza on the DVD. Talk about an unusual marketing campaign!
While we’re on the topic of technology and pizza, did you know that NASA actually commissioned BeeHex, an Austin-based tech company to create a 3D printer that could “print” pizza so that astronauts could indulge in one of their favorite meal choices while in space? Stranger still, the printer actually worked and allows for pizzas to be made with various types of pizza sauce and toppings!
Looking For a Great Palm Harbor FL Pizza Joint?
If you’re looking for a great Palm Harbor pizza joint, we’ve got your back! Drop in and see us here at Fairway Pizza, you won’t regret it, we’ve got the best pizza this side of the Florida coast!