Foodservice Australia will play host to the Global Pizza and Pasta Challenge at this year's FSA show in Melbourne from 2 June through 4 June.
Entries for the challenge are now open, and FSA has provided some fun and interesting pizza facts to get the pizza party started.
Pizza Fast Facts:
- Global pizza sales are in excess of $44 billion per year
- Pizza is the fourth most craved food behind chocolate, ice-cream and cheese
- Australians eat approximately 10 hectares of pizza annually, Americans eat 50 hectares of pizza daily
- The average Australian eats pizza once a month totalling over 264 million pizzas a year
- Pizza is the most popular eaten style of food
- There are over 3500 independent pizza shops and 3,000 chain pizza shops in Australia
- Pizza is the fastest growing food trend in the Asia Pacific.