Whether your team won or lost on Super Bowl Sunday (Ours won BTW…GMEN!), we can bet that your stomach was the true Super Bowl victor. After Thanksgiving Day, Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest “pig-out” day for Americans. Pizza alone accounts for a very large piece of the game-day food pie – with Superbowl Sunday ranking among the top 5 days for pizza sales in the U.S., along with New Year’s Eve, Halloween, Thanksgiving Eve and News Year Day.
Which toppings get the most touch-downs and how many yards do delivery drivers travel on the big day? We’ve got all the facts from pizza.com for your Super Bowl Sunday Pizza Wrap up:
Super Bowl Pizza by the Numbers
- 36% – percentage of pizza consumers who choose pepperoni as a topping
- 7 billion – the average number of yards pizza delivery drivers log on game day (over 4 million miles!)
- 4.4 million – the number of pizzas sold on Super Bowl Sunday
- $2 – $20 – the range pizza delivery drivers can expect for tips
And, if you’re on the edge of your seat because of a tied-up game, you can bet delivery drivers are firmly planted in theirs – delivery pizza sales spike most during close Super Bowl Games.