Pizza lovers pick a side: Pineapple or no pineapple?

The Hawaiian pizza is under attack and it seems that your preferred pizza topping can be a really divisive subject.

Some people are fundamentally opposed to pineapple on pizza, including Iceland's President Gudni Johannesson who recently expressed his distaste.

Johannesson said that if he could, he would ban the fruit as a pizza topping all together.

His comments have sparked a (not so) serious global debate about what should make the cut on a pizza slice.

Another woman in the US received some cash and an apology note with her pizza delivery, after a takeaway restaurant refused to add pineapple - calling it "gross".

So, do savoury and sweet go together on one base?

And is pineapple-topped pizza really so bad, when compared with other unusual toppings such as peas and mayonnaise?

702 presenter Azania Mosaka asked listeners to share their views (for the record, she loves the classic Hawaiian).

Below are some of their hilarious responses:

I love pizza and pineapple and I'm about to buy me some 'cause this conversation just got me hungry... hmmm.

Anastasia, caller

Pineapple is just not something that should be put on pizza.

Tyrone, caller

Sweet and savoury is an indicator of a sophisticated palette. Let them eat cake!

Brit, via SMS

Take a listen to callers sharing their views:

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