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19 Things You Never Knew About Pizza Hut

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3. In 1989, Pizza Hut delivered food to the White House for a pizza party thrown by Barbara Bush.

5. Pizza Hut was the first company to deliver pizza to people in outer space.

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In 2001, Pizza Hut delivered a pizza designed to be space food to the International Space Station. It was launched on a Soyuz and eaten by Yuri Usachov in orbit.


8. Pizza Hut uses more than 300 million pounds of cheese annually.

10. That much milk requires 170,000 dairy cows.

11. Pizza Hut America offers a proposal package.

For $10,010 you get: a limousine; a ruby engagement ring; flowers; a fireworks display; a professional photographer; a professional videographer and a $10 dinner box containing "a medium one-topping rectangular pan pizza, five breadsticks with marinara sauce and 10 cinnamon sticks with a sweet icing cup in one box."


16. There are 1,920 kcal in a 12" medium pan pizza topped with only cheese.

18. Pizza Hut was the first pizza chain to accept an order over the Internet.

In 1994, a year before Amazon was created, Pizza Hut's PizzaNet accepted its first order. It was for a large pizza with pepperoni, mushrooms and extra cheese.


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