14K Yellow Gold Pepperoni Pizza Necklace Charm
1. The First Pizza
When you think pizza you think Italiano, but the origin of pizza goes back to ancient times. Greeks and Egyptians were cooking a pizza like flatbread and topping it with olive oil and spices. The “modern pizza” as we know it evolved in Naples Italy, when tomato was added to in the late 18th century.
2. The united states eats 350 slices of pizza every second
Americans love pizza in fact so much so that we eat about 100 acres of pizza everyday according to the National Association of Pizza operators. That’s a whopping 350 slices every second!
3. 93% of Americans that eat pizza, do once a month
According to a recent survey completed by Mintel It is estimated that 93% of Americans that eat pizza eat it at least once a month.
4. The most expensive pizza in the world costs $12,000
Luis XIII in Salerno, Italy has the world’s most expensive pizza with a price tag of $12,000! This is no ordinary pizza, first the dough is aged perfectly before the chief arrives at your home. Yes, they will create this masterpiece in your home kitchen. Some of the ingredients include, three types of caviar, lobster from Norway, Cilento, bufala mozzarella cheese and grains of pink Australian sea-salt from the Murray River.
5. Breakfast Pizza, 36% of Americans believe that pizza is a breakfast meal
Pizza in the morning? 36% of Americans eat pizza as a breakfast meal. Now, I don’t know if that is leftovers from the night before. I always think pizza tastes better the next day.
6. The most popular pizza topping is pepperoni
It’s not to hard to figure this one out, but now we have the numbers to prove it! In a HarrisPoll® taken in January of 2016, pepperoni was found to be the most popular topping followed by Sausage naturally at number two.
7. World’s Biggest Pizza
The biggest pizza in recorded history was prepared by Dovilio Nardi, Andrea Mannocchi, Marco Nardi, Matteo Nardi and Matteo Giannotte in Rome, Italy, on 13 December 2012. It had a total surface area of 13,580.28 ft². Guinness was on hand to document the massive pie!
8. A Pizza was Delivered in Space
In 2001, the Russian Space Agency was paid more than a million bucks to deliver a six-inch pizza to the International Space Station. Russian cosmonaut,Yuri Usachov had the honor of being the first person to receive a pizza delivery while in orbit.
Weight: 2.68 G
Metal: 14k Yellow Gold
Length: 29 mm (1.14 inches)
Width: 16 mm (0.64 inches)