American love affair with pizza

As the new year arrives this Milwaukee blogger takes stock of America's favorite food, pizza

Kevin Fischer, with southmilwaukeenow.com, ponders these facts released earlier this year by the US Department of Agriculture:

About 1 in 8 Americanseats pizza any givenday.
More than one-quarter of boys between6 and 19 eatpizza every day.

Pizza-eaters get between a quarter and a third of their daily energy from pizza.
Four percent of pizza eaten by children is for breakfast.

For more reasons why pizza is a growth industry in America, read on.