Top 10 Most Surprising Pizza Facts

There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap-Kevin James


Pizza is one of the most delicious foods we have out there.Originated from Italy ,it is also one of the most consumed food all over the world.It's consumed in every part of this planet.They looks great,tastes beyond tasty.Lets look at top ten most supersizing facts about pizza:

1.October is The Official Pizza Month In USA

In 1987, Gerry Durnell,publisher of the magazine named October as Pizza Month.During the month, some pizzerias give away free pizzas or pizza slices to customers or offer reduced-price promotions.Mamma Mia! Pizza Kitchen in Levelland, Texas created a pizza prepared with rattlesnake meat in 2009 to celebrate the month.

2.Since 997 AD

The food pizza was first documented in AD 997 in Gaeta and successively in different parts of Central and Southern Italy. The precursor of pizza was probably the focaccia, a flat bread known to the Romans as panis focacius,to which toppings were then added

3.The Word Pizza Means 'A Bite'

The Lombardic word bizzo or pizzo meaning "mouthful" (related to the English words "bit" and "bite"), which was brought to Italy in the middle of the 6th century AD by the invading Lombards.Although this word has other suggested etymologies.

4.$131 Billion Industry

The total value of Pizza industry is $131 billion according to Statista.While the industry of Western Europe and Southern America totaled $100 billion.

5.250 Million Pounds Consumed Every Year

According to many sources 250 pounds of pizza is consumed by us every year.So much pizza.

6.Pizza Has Been Consumed In Space

In 2001 a slice of pizza was delivered to Russian astronaut Yuri Usachov.Pizza hut delivered this to him.This delivery costed of around $1 million.Spending a long time can change the taste of the pizza,so extra salt and spices were added to this slice.

7.Was A Sweet Dish

A typical pizza was a sweet dish until 1800.The first pizza known to us which was not sweet is Pizza Margherita,which was introduced in 1889 and it was famous by 1920.

8.There is a World Pizza Game

There is a Pizza Olympics.In the Olympic events are making new dough,fastest dough maker and other surprising pizza events.

9.Italy Has A Pizza Law

In Italy there is a bill before Parliament to safeguard the traditional Italian pizza, specifying permissible ingredients and methods of processing (e.g., excluding frozen pizzas). Only pizzas which followed these guidelines could be called "traditional Italian pizzas", at least in Italy.

10.Pizza Is Preventing Crimes

There is cases like a pizza delivery guy counter attacked two robbers with the pizza he was carrying,which saved his live.In another story a girl was assaulted by two guys while she called 911 ,pretending to be ordering a pizza.
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