A cup of coffee, what does that cost?
Price per cup
This table shows the type of coffee you use per coffee machine and how much it costs to brew 1 cup of coffee. To calculate the price per cup of coffee, we assumed the A-brand for each type of coffee. This means: beans and filter coffee from Douwe Egberts, Senseo pads, and capsules from Nespresso and Dolce Gusto Nescafe.
|Quick filter grind||Coffee beans||Senseo pads||Dolce Gusto capsules||Nespresso capsules|
|Price per cup||Approx. € 0.07||Approx. € 0.10||Approx. € 0.12||Approx. € 0.27||Approx. € 0.40|
|Device type||Filter machine||Espresso machine*||Senseo||Dolce Gusto||Nespresso|
*A fully automatic espresso machine has an integrated bean grinder. Do you have a semi-automatic espresso machine? If so, you need a separate bean grinder to grind the beans yourself first.
With a coffee capsule, you can quickly and easily make a cup of coffee. Such a capsule contains ground coffee beans and is sealed airtight. This keeps the coffee fresh for a long time. You use coffee capsules with a Nespresso and Dolce Gusto machine.
- Price per cup = € 0.40 (Nespresso) € 0.27 (Dolce Gusto)
- Required per cup = 1 capsule
- Number of cups from 1 package = 10 (Nespresso) 16 (Dolce Gusto)
With a pad, you easily make a cup of filter coffee. It's actually nothing more than a small amount of ground coffee that is then packed in a filter.
- Price per cup = € 0.12
- Required per cup = 1 pad
- Number of cups from 1 package = 36 cups
There are different types of coffee beans available, all of which give a different taste to your coffee. In addition, the taste depends on how finely or coarsely you grind the beans.
- Price per cup = € 0.10
- Required per cup = 7 to 8 grams
- Number of cups from 1kg package = 130 cups
Quick filter grind
For filter coffee, the coffee beans are finely ground. Such fine grinding is suitable for a filter coffee machine. There are different flavor varieties available in the supermarket.
- Price per cup = € 0.07
- Required per cup = 10 to 12 grams
- Number of cups from 1kg package = 90 cups