Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Pizza Statistics and Tidbits

Here's some random interesting pizza facts and tidbits to consider....

  • Pizza is a $30+ BILLION per year industry.
  • There are approximately 69,000 pizzerias in the United States.
  • Approximately 3 BILLION pizzas are sold in the U.S. each year.
  • Pizza accounts for more that 10% of all foodservice sales in the U.S.
  • A survey found that children between the ages of 3 and 11 prefer Pizza over all other food groups for lunch and dinner
  • A survey found that Steve & Dave prefer pizza in a cup to other pizza forms
  • Mozzarella accounts for roughly 80% of all Italian cheese produced each year.
  • The most popular pizza toppings are pepperoni, sausage and green peppers, while the least popular toppings were ham, banana peppers and chicken
  • 67% prefer meat and cheese toppings over vegetable and cheese toppings.
  • More than 20% of all Papa John's sales come from online or through text, widget, or smart mobile device

(Sources: Blumenfeld and Associates, Food Industry News, Gallup Polls, Dave, Business Trends Analysts, Dominos, Pizza Today)

1 comment:

  1. This helped me with a document I was doing on Pizza Vs. Hamburger! Thank you!