Illinois’ Favorite Pizza Topping Ranked #2 Most Popular In America
If you're ordering a bunch of pizzas for the Super Bowl, what kind of toppings do you like? If you say pineapple, I won't judge you.
My family doesn't care about sports, especially football.
If we do watch the big game, it's always just for the commercials, Super Bowl Halftime Show, and a reason to order pizza - I know, we're that type of family.
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Every year, my parents order from Sam's Pizza or Schnuck's Pizzeria in Rockford.
We always order mushrooms, black olives, spinach, green peppers, and sausage as the toppings. One of these is actually Illinois' favorite pizza topping... and surprisingly, it's not sausage.
Illinois' Favorite Pizza Topping Ranked #2 Most Popular In America
The most popular in MOST states is pepperoni, go figure. Illinois said, "Nope, we're gonna be DIFFERENT this year."
Illinois' most popular pizza topping is mushrooms. Surprised?
Other than Illinois, 11 other states chose mushrooms as their favorite topping, as well. Wisconsin, Indiana, and Iowa were just a few on the list!
"In 2022, an estimated 12.5 million pizzas were sold in the U.S. on Super Bowl game day, according to the American Pizza Community organization. And it's expected to do the same this year, as well." [USATODAY]
The toppings people will be ordering the LEAST OF isn't shocking: anchovies & pineapple. Those sound disgusting together. Ew.
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"Super Bowl Sunday is the busiest day for pizza sales. On that day, sales at pizzerias rise by 35%. And the majority of people place their pizza orders an hour before kickoff."
Better get your orders in as soon as pizza joints open this Sunday. Local spots appreciate the business, too - don't forget them when looking for places to order from!
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