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1-in-5 BC coffee drinkers would 'never' buy from Tim Hortons (POLL)

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Rumneek Johal May 09, 2019 12:41 pm 56

Although Tim Hortons double-doubles are likely the most emblematic of Canadian brands, when it comes to choosing their coffee, one in five British Columbians choose not to visit the popular franchise.

According to a new survey from Research Co., 20% of residents who go out for coffee would “never” visit Tim Hortons for a cup.

The poll found that older residents were not as particular about Tim Hortons coffee than younger respondents to the survey, with 25% of respondents aged 18-34 saying “never” to Tim Hortons, while only 13% of those ages 55 shared the same sentiments.

The Starbucks/Tim Hortons rivalry is also alive and well when it comes to coffee, with 18% of people also saying they wouldn’t buy a cup from the US-based chain when purchasing coffee outside of the house.

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In addition, when it comes to being environmentally conscious around their coffee purchases, the poll found that British Columbians aren’t doing so great, with only 19% saying they always bring a reusable travel mug when getting coffee outside of the house.

So there you have it, according to this poll, when it comes to Tim Hortons in BC, bring on the Timbits – hold the double-double.

The Research Co. survey was conducted online from May 2 to May 5 among 800 adults in BC. The data carries a 3.5% margin of error.

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