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Why pizza boxes are square and not round: TikTok user reveals the real reason

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Square pizza box. Source: pixabay

The world has been wondering why pizza, which is round in shape, is cut into triangles and delivered in square boxes for many years. However, few people know the real answer to this question.

A TikTok user with the nickname @factbuddy21 was able to reveal the secret of such strange packaging for round pizza, the Mirror reports.

Why pizza boxes are square and not round: TikTok user reveals the real reason

For more than 15 years, pizza boxes have been used for packaging all over the world, and they are square only. This dissonance often leads people to think deeply. But, in fact, it's very, very simple.

Why pizza boxes are square and not round: TikTok user reveals the real reason

The fact is that to make a round cardboard box, you would need to use two pieces of cardboard and spend quite a bit of time assembling it. However, the cardboard box we're all used to requires only one piece of material that takes seconds to assemble.

Why pizza boxes are square and not round: TikTok user reveals the real reason

In addition, square boxes are also quite easy to fold compactly after use. As a result, most used boxes end up in recycling rather than in the trash.

Why pizza boxes are square and not round: TikTok user reveals the real reason

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