British people are big tea drinkers. It is a tradition Britain to drink tea different occasions and reasons. People have it breakfast, for when guests visit, and for tea breaks work. People even "have a cuppa" when they talk their personal problems. However, research The Tea Group shows that herbal, fruit and other teas have become more popular than traditional English breakfast tea. Researchers conducted a survey more than 2,000 tea lovers. Over half of people said their favourite tea was not the traditional variety. Over a fifth people chose green tea as their favourite brew. Just 20 per cent said Earl Grey was their number one.
Sales traditional tea in the U.K. have been declining. Three years ago, a survey found that 54 per cent Britons preferred English breakfast tea. The new research shows that breakfast tea is likely to continue to decline popularity. The researchers found many other things tea-drinking habits the U.K. The biggest reason drinking tea was to relax. A quarter of Britons drink up to 10 cups a day. Brits seem to love milky and sugary tea. Around 85 per cent of people who drink Earl Grey and English breakfast put milk it. Nearly 45 per cent of people sweeten their tea sugar. Amazingly, people a sweet tooth put three teaspoons sugar their cup.