Happy National Pizza Day!

The vast majority of people, in America and around the world, love pizza and eat it on a regular basis. This holiday is always held on February 9, according to Holiday Insights.

Some interesting trivia on the ever popular pizza:

  • Pepperoni is the most popular, preferred by 36% of  people.
  • Over 3 Billion pizzas are sold in the U.S. each year.
  • More pizzas are sold on Super Bowl Sunday, than any other day of the year.
  • Halloween is the second most popular day for eating pizzas.
  • Over 17% of restaurants serve pizza.
  • The first pizza was sold in Naples, Italy in 1738.
  • Americans consume over 23 pounds of pizza per year.

And if you really want to practice scattering kindness today, you could order some pizza for a local shelter.

 

 

Karen Kitchel is passionate about scattering kindness. Currently she serves meals to the homeless, is a volunteer teacher, writer, job coach and mentor.

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