By: Anthony Poco

History of Pizza

~ Raffaele Esposito made the first pizza with tomato, cheese, and other toppings and seasonings.

~ He opened the first pizza Parlor in Port Alba in Naples Italy.

~ The origin of pizza was in Naples Italy shortly after tomatoes were brought.

~ The Greeks, Egyptians, Armenians, Israelis, and Babylonians were making some first of pizza in the ancient times. It was simply flat bread cooked in a mud oven.

~ But there is no certain origin for Pizza.

Evolution of Pizza

~ In 1522, tomatoes were brought back to Europe from Peru in the New World.

~ The spread of Pizza began during WWII, when America, England, France, and Spain were fighting in the war in Italian territory.

~ The pizza has evolved in many ways since Naples Italy, Now we cook pizza in our Classic Ovens.

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Fun facts:

~ The average pizzeria uses roughly 55 pizza boxes per day.

~ We consume around 251,770,000 pounds of pepperonis every year.

~The world's fastest pizza maker can make 14 pizza in 2 minutes and 35 seconds.