Pepperoni is a kind of American sausage
that was developed by Italian
immigrants. It is most commonly found atop pizza
, but sometimes makes it way onto sandwiches
and crackers. A graphic version of it can be found on some soda
cans and on the Japanese
Pepperoni is kind of horrible on its own. In modern day, it's used primarily as a classic decoration on pizza. It generally produces an excess of grease and makes a mess. Despite its drawbacks, its manageable size and iconic red, circular shape contribute greatly to its continued popularity.
became an official snack on April 24th, 2013.