The study, conducted by metals4U, asked over 500 tradespeople what their favourite items on a full English breakfast were.
The research revealed that 30% of UK plumbers chose mustard as their top condiment, 20% said they’d have gravy, and 10% chose traditional brown sauce.
Plumbers also proved to be the ultimate coffee drinkers; with 45% picking it as their breakfast drink of choice, more than any other trade.
Bacon was the runaway winner for the title of a plumber’s favourite breakfast item. However, this wasn’t the case when it came to their favourite breakfast sarnie; 45% chose sausage and 30% chose bacon.
The research found that 25% chose black pudding and 20% chose bubble and squeak. These choices were much more popular with plumbers than other trades.
A total of 85% are happy to go without poached eggs or tomatoes and 80% don’t believe hashbrowns are an important part of a traditional Full English.
Plumbers’ top 5 breakfast items are:
- Bacon, 65%
- Sausage, 55%
- Fried egg, 46%
- Fried bread, 45%
- Beans, 40%
Plumbers’ least favourite items include:
- Poached egg, 15%
- Tomatoes, 15%
- Hashbrowns, 20%
- Black pudding, 25%
- Toast, 35%