Pizza is amazing. Warm, cheesy and delicious – it’s humanity’s favourite hunger-stopper. But believe it or not there is more to pizza than its stretchy cheese and rich tomatoey goodness.

Check out this bite-sized collection of facts that are almost as amazing as pizza itself.


Printable pizza is on its way!
NASA is developing 3D printers that can print pizzas for astronauts while in space.

Pizza can fly.
Pizza is often flown to diners in isolated parts of Alaska, as the areas aren’t accessible by road during winter.

Pizza is like Peter Pan, it can fly long distances to fictional destinations.
The longest pizza delivery started in Feltham, London and concluded in Ramsay Street, the home of TV’s Neighbours, travelling almost 17,000 kms.


Pizza changes size.
A large pizza in Australia is about 28cm in diameter, which is smaller than America’s medium pizzas at 30cm in diameter.

Pizza can be responsible for suspect super-villain schemes.
Pizza Hut had plans to engrave their logo on the Moon (yep, the Moon. That thing in the sky that belongs to everyone.) The plan required giant lasers and a logo half the size of Queensland. It was scrapped for financial reasons.


Pizza is like dessert, there’s always room.
Cristian Dumitru of Romania was recorded to have eaten 90 kilos of pizza (the weight of an average Aussie man and his 4 year old child) and still holds the record for pizza eating.

Pizza comes in plague proportions.
Every year, there are more than 5 billion pizzas sold across the world. This works out to be 3 slices of pizza for every man, woman and child on the planet.

Pizza, pizza everywhere.
Of all the restaurants in the world, 17% of these are pizzerias

Pizza made the Internet.
One of the first documented Internet purchases was a pepperoni pizza with mushrooms and extra cheese. Make the most recent Internet purchase by ordering online now.