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Super Bowl challenge for box makers: 12.5 million pizzas

As we devoured our Super Bowl pizza, we probably weren't thinking about the box it came in. Nevertheless, the pizza you ordered last Sunday, or any day, likely came from a company called Rock-Tenn, based in Norcross, Georgia. reports that If Americans ordered about 12.5 million pies on Super Bowl Sunday, which makes it a red-letter day for the companies that make corrugated pizza boxes, and Rock-Tenn is at the top of the heap.

The company, based in Norcross, Georgia, produces the boxes for half the freshly baked takeaway pizzas sold in US. It supplies all of the boxes for Pizza Hut, the pizza industry’s market leader, and it also serves the chain’s three largest rivals: Domino’s Pizza, Papa John’s and Little ­Caesar Enterprises.

For more about the the company that leads the way in boxing up America's favorite food, read on.