Our lockdown habits have seen coffee consumption increase across the country, according to a recent survey.
The survey, carried out by Currys recently, has shown that 84% of people are drinking more coffee since lockdown began, with 77% saying they have cut back on take-away coffee, and are now making theirs at home.
According to the survey, our tastes have become more adventurous with 37% of people having experimented with latté art at home and 36% trying different flavours or syrups.
Cappuccino came out on top (29%) as the favourite coffee to be made at home, followed by black coffee/Americano (28%), latté (17%), White Coffee (12%), flat white (6%), mocha (4%) and espresso (4%).
And people still require their caffeine hit early with 57% of people having their coffee first thing in the morning to wake themselves up, with less than 1% drinking coffee at dinner time. 81% of people will drink their coffee all before 11am in the morning.
People have treated themselves to a coffee machine during the pandemic, with 60% of people buying or upgrading their coffee machine since lockdown.
The majority of people still prefer a brew at home - 74% of people drink their coffee at home in a regular mug, 22% drink from a KeepCup or similar, and 4% chose “other”.
The majority of people - 76% - still have a preferred coffee brand.
The survey was carried out to celebrate the launch of the Currys PC World Home Barista Competition, in association with Sage appliances – just submit your video or photos on Instagram using the hashtag HomeBaristaoftheYear for your chance to win great prizes – entries close 30th September.
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