Is coffee cheaper if you grind your own beans?

Is coffee cheaper if you grind your own beans?

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  1. I’m not sure; I’d have to say not significantly; I purchase whole beans & grind the beans myself, because of freshness & a broader range of high-end coffees available. I have noticed a slightly lesser price, but not enough to make a difference. I feel I get somewhat better quality – I’ve noticed that the same types of coffee usually seem of a higher quality when purchased as whole, roasted beans, as compared to pre-ground. Also, I purchase several types of beans which are only available as roasted beans – not pre-ground.

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  2. Grinding your own beans is not about making your coffee cheaper
    It is required to give you good quality
    Coffee beans should be no more than 10 days from roasting and no more than 10 minutes (preferably 0 minutes) from grinding before using

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  3. No. Just better.
    It is often more expensive, as the best beans are not usually available as ground coffee. It would be counter productive.

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  4. Many pre-ground coffee packages are filled with low quality product (eg lower quality robusta vs arabica). This means that the cost is kept lower.
    If you purchase coffee as beans you are able to control your coffee quality and whole beans degrade slower. This means that you can acquire better quality coffee at a better price.

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  5. Virtually every place I’ve seen that gives you a choice doesn’t charge extra to grind it for you. Many have a grinder that the customer operates.

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  6. Grinding your own beans is better than buying ground coffee, but roasting and grinding your own beans results is a much better cup! I buy green coffee beans and roast and grind my own coffee for about $7.00/pound and it is the best!

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  7. There is not much difference in price when it comes to buying pre-ground coffee or whole coffee beans. Many brands sell their coffee at the same price whether it’s pre-ground and whole beans.
    A typical 12-ounce bag of coffee for $6 to $18. Starbucks is currently selling pre-ground and whole beans at $8 each in 12-ounce packs, while La Colombe is pricing them at $13.

    Victor Allen’s

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  8. In our case, yes. 2020 Brisbane Australia, it is about $4.00 – 4.50 per cup of coffee from a local coffee shop. (eg. flat white)
    To answer your question, we buy our freshly roasted, whole beans, directly from local roasters. Range between $25/kg – $50/kg. At 20g per cup, that is 50 cups per kg. So we are making fresh, barista quality at home, upon awakening, for 50c – $1.00 per cup (plus milk). Mostly, we almost run out of beans before we buy the next bag, and we never pre grind. It’s only ever grind, and use.
    In our case it is cheaper, but if $1.00 from your local servo is what gets you going, without the fuss, or gear, and you enjoy it, then that’s fine too.

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