Ireland's most popular tea has been revealed
Collins or de Valera. Keane or McCarthy. Mickey Joe Harte or Simon Casey.
Divisive topics that still continue to split Irish people in all of the 32 counties but these schisms pale in comparison to the eternal debate. Lyons or Barry's tea?
I totally forgot about the curative powers of Barry's tea... Truly the Brewed Juice of the Gods
— Chris Sloane (@riacuro) September 8, 2016
mam and I have gone through 180 teabags in the past two weeks... I haven't even gone back to school yet😂 pic.twitter.com/gG4MqmxobP
— Áine Ní Chiaráin (@aine_kearins) August 29, 2016
Ireland’s biggest brands have been revealed and the country has a new favourite tea, according to the latest edition of the Checkout Top 100 Brands, produced by Checkout magazine.*
For the first time ever, Barry’s Tea (24th) has overtaken Lyons Tea (29th).
In the annual list of the biggest-selling brands in the Irish grocery marketplace, Coca-Cola is still the top dog, taking the top spot for the 12th year in a row.
Cadbury Dairy Milk (2nd), Brennans (3rd), Avonmore (4th), and Tayto (5th) complete the top 5, highlighting the enduring loyalty of Irish consumers to domestic brands.
Here's the top 20 in full:
2. Cadbury Dairy Milk
15. Red Bull
*The Checkout Top 100 Brands is based on branded value sales across the Irish grocery sector, making it the most accurate barometer of the biggest selling brands in the marketplace.