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You Won’t Believe How Much Pizza the Average American Eats Each Year

You Won’t Believe How Much Pizza the Average American Eats Each Year

America has a pizza obsession.

That’s according to a recent national survey that found the average American consumes enough pizza each year to fill a full-sized suitcase. To put it precisely, each American eats 180 slices each year.

Now, let’s slice and dice this pizza passion by the numbers. It turns out that the typical American eats over half a pizza, or at least five slices, in a single sitting. But what’s even more surprising is our pizza consumption frequency: average Americans eat pizza three times a month, minimum.

When it comes to pizza preferences, most prefer frozen, ready-to-bake-at-home pizza (30 percent) over the fresh-from-the-oven restaurant variety (26 percent) or even delivery (16 percent).

Different states even have their own unique pizza preferences. Georgia sticks with square pizza topped with hot sauce, while Illinois is loyal to the classic deep dish with vodka sauce. New Hampshire, on the other hand, can’t get enough of bleu cheese and buffalo sauce — which makes us wonder, what’s going on in New Hampshire?

But just know, whether you’re a deep-dish snob or a DiGornio’s aficionado, you’re not alone in your passion for pizza.

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