September 5 – National Cheese Pizza Day

September 5 -National Cheese Pizza Day

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Food Facts on Pizza  

  • Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza a day or about 350 slices per second.
  • Ninety four (94) percent of Americans eat pizza regularly or within the last month.
  • Pepperoni is the most common pizza topping. We consume around 251,770,000 pounds of pepperonis every year on our pizza.
  • The top five pizza sales days are:
  • Super Bowl Sunday, New Year’s Eve, Halloween, The night before Thanksgiving, & New Year’s Day.
  • Pizza accounts for more than 10 percent of all food service sales.