It is a mainstay in the cuisine of the British. The bacon butty’s reign as the nation’s favorite sandwich, however, is coming to an end.
In a hotly contested contest, the cheese toastie defeated the classic bacon butty to win the title of best sandwich.
A simple cheese filling completed the top three, while tuna was the least popular.
Foodhub’s online meal ordering app surveyed 2,000 individuals regarding their preferred lunchtime treat.
8% favored the cheese toastie, compared to 7% who favored the bacon butty.
The sausage sandwich was the best of the others, placing fourth with 5%, ahead of both the shrimp and egg mayonnaise sandwiches.
Today is National Sandwich Day in the United Kingdom, therefore a national study examined the nation’s sandwich preferences. Emma Stockman, spokesperson for Foodhub, stated, “Britain is a country of sandwich aficionados.”
We were not surprised to learn that bacon was the most popular sandwich filling last year; however, we were surprised to see that cheese toasties had topped the rankings this year.
Our analysis also placed the hamburger in the top 10, reigniting the controversy over whether or not a burger can be considered a sandwich.
The survey also revealed that roughly one in ten individuals like their sandwiches without condiments.
And the south-west of England proved to be the capital of ketchup, with over a quarter of residents picking tomato sauce as their preferred sandwich condiment.
One-fifth of those surveyed opted for mayonnaise, followed by butter (16%), ketchup (14%), hot sauce (11%) and salad cream (10 per cent).
There is a generational gap regarding the preferred sandwich bread elsewhere.
Those aged 65 and above overwhelmingly ranked wholemeal as the best (18%), but those aged 25 to 34 ranked sourdough as the best (10%).
However, for readers of The Mail+, the bacon butty remains the preferred sandwich.
It received 42% of the 1,528 total votes cast yesterday night.
Second was the cheese toastie with 23%, followed by egg mayonnaise, prawn mayonnaise, and a sausage sandwich, each with 8%.