An average of 84% of people from 24 nations surveyed liked Italian food.
99% of Italians liked it best
90% or more Australians, Brits, Filipinos, French, Spaniards, and Swedes favored Italian food above any other foreign cuisine
91% of Americans liked their own food best
88% who preferred Italian cuisine.
Italian food was least popular in China
with only 69% preferring it there.
Of foreign foods
Chinese food was the second most popular (78%) followed by Japanese (71%)
The least popular foreign cuisines were those of Finland and Peru both at 32%