Pineapple on pizza? Domino’s settles the great Aussie pizza debate once and for all
Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited (Domino’s) has finally settled the long-standing, great Aussie debate about pineapple’s place on a pizza and declared once and for all, pineapple does belong on pizza!
Just in time for Australia Day, the pizza peeps crunched the numbers and in 2018 a staggering
2, 213, 928* pizza lovers requested MORE pineapple toppings be added to their pizza. However, the numbers team also recorded 184,494* pizza lovers opting to remove the tropical fruit all together.
Domino’s also confirmed the overwhelming popularity of pineapple on pizza by revealing that customers ordered a sweet 5,744,110* Hawaiian pizzas either in store or delivered pipping hot to their home last year, making the Hawaiian pizza place in the top four pizza choices in Australia.
Whether you love it or loathe it, in 2018 Domino’s supply chain provided their 700 plus Australian stores with a massive 988,403kgs* of sweet pineapple pieces. And now with Domino’s new Extra Large (XL) pizzas, pineapple fans can get even more of what they love.
For those salivating for the perfect pineapple pizza, your go-to Domino’s pizzas include Hawaiian, Supreme, Loaded Supreme, The Big Ham and Pineapple in the New Yorker range, and The BIG ONE.
Domino’s Global Development Chef Michael Treacy weighs in on the debate saying,
“There is nothing bad about pineapple on pizza if done properly,” Michael said.
“Pizza really is the perfect social sharing food occasion so if someone in the family prefers the fruit-free variety, The BIG ONE is the ultimate choice for a 50/50 split.
“The supersized pizza contains an impressive 800 grams of mouth-watering mozzarella, 600 grams of sauce and one entire monster side topped up with 200 grams of sweet pineapple, made up of the Hawaiian and Supreme quarters.
“That’s the great thing with pizza – you can have it your way and there really is something for everyone!”
Many Aussie pizza lovers prefer to sway away from the sweet tang of fruit and surge towards the traditional toppings.
So, this Australia Day, where do you sit? Let’s poll it: pineapple as a pizza topping?