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Almost Half of UK Coffee Drinkers Choose Plant-Based Milk, Says New Research

Oat, soya, or coconut – there are now loads of plant-based milk options out there. That’s excellent news for regular coffee-drinkers. It means that whether you fancy an oat milk latte or a flat white made with soya, getting your drink of choice could not be easier.

Britons love plant-based coffee

What’s more, Britons are embracing this world of options. New research from Alpro For Professionals suggests that 48% of UK coffee drinkers now choose plant-based milks when they are buying from cafes, restaurants and coffee shops. The experts also predict that a massive 21 million plant-based coffees are served in the country every week.

“Our new research shows there is a massive opportunity for coffee outlets of all shapes and sizes to make sure they are making the most of plant-based during the year to come,” Abbie Hickman, Alpro’s UK & Ireland head of coffee marketing recently told the Drinks Insight Network.

“No longer a niche offering, plant-based has now firmly hit the mainstream as a choice for an ever increasing number of coffee drinkers, irrespective of their dietary persuasion. To make the most of this opportunity, baristas and coffee shop owners should add a broad choice of plant-based options to their menu.”

A variety of alternative milks

Needless to say, choosing the right plant-based milk for you comes down to personal taste. With that in mind, it could be worth trying out a range of options before you settle on your signature cup. Luckily, if you’re looking for plant-based coffee in Sheffield, it’s worth popping down to Shed, Cutlery Works, and checking out what we have there.

“We’re really excited that people are trying a range of new plant-based milks with their coffee. It’s a sign that people are moving away from old habits and toward a healthier lifestyle. It’s great to see that they truly want to enhance their wellness,” says Gian Bohan, co-founder of Shed. “It doesn’t have to be hard. We want to show people that eating a plant-based diet can be both easy and exciting. Our milk offering definitely reflects this!”

Visit Shed at Cutlery Works!

Down at our location in Kelham Island, we offer a range of alternative milks at no extra cost to the customer. That means that you can enjoy a delicious cup of coffee without paying more for the milk that you happen to choose with it.

Since variety is the spice of life, we have more than one option available. Our offering includes oat (as default!), soya, and coconut milk. Simply tell your server which you prefer and they will get to work making you a unique, plant-based coffee in minutes.

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