Bacon butty voted breakfast of choice by tradespeople

A new survey has revealed that the classic bacon butty has been named the top choice for breakfast among tradespeople. 

Research from ironmongery supplier IromongeryDirect showed that almost three-quarters (72%) of 2,014 tradespeople said the bacon sandwich was their favourite workplace snack. However, a third (30%) identified it as a guilty pleasure and admitted to having it in secret, while two-fifths (41%) would lie to their partner about their meal choices at work.

Encouraging tradespeople to embrace the bacon butty instead of hiding from it, IronmongeryDirect has called on the industry to help find Britain’s Best Bacon Butty.

Whether it is a café, restaurant, hotel or roadside van, participants are being asked to nominate the Best Bacon Butty establishment. The competition will be open for a four-week period, and all nominated locations will feature on the Bacon Butty map, designed to help tradespeople identify where they can get the best bacon sandwiches.

“We all know that a tradesperson’s job can be physically demanding, so it’s important to kick-start the day with a hearty breakfast,” said Wayne Lysaght-Mason, managing director at IronmongeryDirect.

“And with bacon sandwiches being a classic breakfast choice for those on the go, we’re on the hunt for those breakfast heroes who provide the perfect sandwich to keep our nation of workers powering on throughout the day.”

Nominations can be made on the IronmongeryDirect website, Facebook page, or on Twitter using the hashtag #BritainsBestButty. Every person that makes a nomination will be placed into a prize draw, where they have the opportunity to win one of five £100 Amazon vouchers.

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