Fun Pizza Facts

World's Largest

According to the Guinness Book of Records, the largest recorded pizza ever baked was 37.4 metres (122' 8") in diameter and made at Norwood Hypermarket, Norwood, South Africa on Dec 8, 1990. This attempt beat the previous holder (Pizza Hut in Singapore 1990) by 3.5m (11.5'). Before that, the world's largest pizza was 'built' on October 11, 1987 by Lorenzo Amato and Louis Piancone in Italy.

Pizza: A Potted History

The Greeks were the first to use bread as a plate. They ate flat round bread or plankuntos baked with an assortment of toppings. Their colonists also probably made the first pizza in Italy between 730 and130 BC.