The inventor of pineapple pizza has died at the age of 83

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Whether you love it, hate it, or can’t seem to make your mind up about it — there’s no denying that you’ve probably come across Hawaiian pizza at some point in your life.

Sam Panopoulus, the man credited with first putting pineapple on pizza, passed away last Thursday at the age of 83.

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Panopoulous, who emigrated from Greece to Canada in 1954, ran several restaurants in Ontario with his siblings.

His infamous creation was born when he and his brothers decided one day to put tinned pineapple on pizza just to find out how it would taste.  Read more…

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