Pizza, the Perfect Food

    1. The people of United States eat around 350 slices of pizza each second, or 100 acres per day. 
    2. Each year, pizza is a $30 billion industry.
    3. In the there are about 61,269 pizza parlors.
    4. Everyone in the United States eats about 23 lbs., or 46 slices, every year.
    5. Each year in the United States, 3 billion pizzas are sold.
    6. In America, the most popular ethnic food is Italian
    7. Children ages 3-11 prefer pizza over all other foods for lunch and dinner, according to a recent Gallup Poll.
    8. 36 percent of all pizza orders want their pizza topping pepperoni.
    9. We consume around 251,770,000 pounds of pepperonis every year.
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