Sandwiches top lunch choice for Brits

New research by Kettle Chips has highlighted that Brits are creatures of habit when it comes to lunchtime choices, eating the same thing three times a week.

Kettle Chips also found the average working British adult spends 30 minutes or less on their lunch break, and two-thirds (67%) of employees eat at their desk every day.

Sixty-three percent of those surveyed admitted they worked through their entire lunch break, according to a poll of 2,000 full-time workers by crisp brand Kettle Chips. Research also revealed the average working Brit will eat the same meal for lunch three times a week.

The study found eight in 10 people (88%) eat the same lunch week-in-week-out whilst at work, with sandwiches being far-and-away the most popular choice within the group surveyed.

Two-thirds (67%) of employees eat ‘al-desco’ (lunching at their desk), surfing gossip websites (48%), updating their social media profiles (19%) and booking holidays or trips away (10%).

Kettle Chips spokesperson Kizzy Lilburne said: “We want to remind people that lunch is not just important as a way to refuel, but that it also gives people the chance to take a break and see something different.

“We are encouraging people to find that sometimes elusive patch of grass and make time at least once a week for a  lunchtime treat, whether finding the time to relax or switching the soggy sandwich for something more exciting.”

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