Here are some fascinating facts about coffee consumption in the U.K.
Did you know that according to Gimoka Coffee UK, people in UK drink 70 million cups of coffee per day, compared to 165 million cups of tea.
The average British male coffee drinker drinks 13 cups per week, while average British female coffee drinker drinks 11.
The BBC wrote that Coffee connoisseurs might pride themselves on their ability to drink the strong stuff, but the most popular coffee drinks purchased in the UK are milk-based. Lattes were the most popular coffee product purchased in the UK, with more than 930 million sold in the year to 25 February 2018.
Brazil is the world’s largest coffee producer. In 2017-18, the country produced more than 51 million bags of beans. The world’s second-largest producer is Vietnam.
India, which is also one of the world’s largest tea producers, produced 5.8 million 60kg bags of coffee in 2017-18, with neighbouring Sri Lanka producing 33,000.
The British Coffee Association say coffee is the most popular drink worldwide with around two billion cups being consumed every day. On the high street, café culture has also continued to boom, 80% of people who visit coffee shops do so at least once a week, whilst 16% of us visit on a daily basis.
If those facts don’t make you fancy a coffee nothing will. Pop into The Village Kitchen today and enjoyed one of our many delicious coffees.