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BREAKING NEWS: Pizza Consumption at an All-Time High

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In news that will surprise no one, the restaurant industry tracker Technomic, Inc. reported that pizza consumption is at its highest level in the past four years. Americans eat a slice of pizza four times a month, "up from 3.4 pizza occasions in 2014."

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And according to Food Business News reported, nearly 40% of consumers—an 8% increase since 2014—say that "unique toppings are 'highly important' in creating a good pizza." Chicken and prosciutto are trending toppings.

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Here's how you can stay on top of the trends (as if you needed that motivation) and have more than four "pizza occasions" a month (without leaving your house to get it):

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What's another dish that we should all be eating more frequently? I vote for baba ghanoush. Share your answer in the comments!

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