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Cost per Cup for Coffee Machines:

(= weight per cup)

What does GRANULE COFFEE (INSTANT) costs per cup?

  • Chicory Based Instant Coffee = 4g
  • Spray/Freeze-dried Coffee = 2g

Ricoffy =  PRICE divided WEIGHT (e.g 1000g) x 4

Nescafe = PRICE divided WEIGHT x 2


What does BEAN to CUP & FILTER COFFEE cost per cup?

220ml cup uses 12g (Level 3) to 15g (Level 4) or 16g (Level 5) of filter/bean per cup

BEANS: PRICE divided WEIGHT (Bean bag of 1000g) x 12 (15 or 16)

Average Cups per 1kg = 80


What does HOT CHOCOLATE costs per cup?

Hot Chocolate serving is 20g to 35g per cup of 220ml

HOT CHOCOLATE: PRICE divided WEIGHT (HOT CHOC of 500g) x 20 (or 35)

This excludes the milk that some machine may use.

Average Cups per 1kg = 34


What does MILK POWER & Milk CREAMER costs per cup?

4g of Milk Powder & 15g of Creamer per 220ml cup of coffee.


Average Cups per 1kg = 67


What does BEAN GROUND Settings mean?

Each level 1 to 5 is has a set grams of bean grind.

Level 1 = 8g 

Level 2 = 10g

Level 3 = 12g (Suggested with max 80ml water) ideal for espresso

Level 4 = 15g (Strong & can create waste with 50ml water) ideal for americano, cappuccino, etc

Level 5 = 16g (Very Strong & create waste with 50ml water) 


Grinder Index can be set either 0.9 or 1.0 to minimise waste.



What is the average price of a cup of coffee in South Africa?
The average price of a cup of the nation’s favourite regular ground coffee is R25.00. Cappuccino and Americano at R30.00 are the second and third most frequently ordered.
Why is Nescafe & Dallmayr so expensive?
Consumption of Raw milk ,Buttermilk ,Ghee ,Curd and sweets made up of milk. Since production of milk is tedious labour intensive less Mechanization process and requires human capital which is available only in India China. Tif it’s product aste of filter coffee and Nescafe is value added flavour chikori and so on
Why is Instant Coffee so cheap?
Because more effort is put into the instant coffee up front through the brewing process, which is followed by the cooling and drying, it would make sense that it is more expensive. But instant coffee doesn’t require any of the additional tools or gadgets to prepare it.
How many cups of Instant Coffee is too much to consume?
The study supports the NHS’s caffeine recommendations, which say non-pregnant adults can have up to 400mg of caffeine per day. This equates to four mugs of instant coffee (at 100mg per mug), around three cups of filter coffee (at 140mg per cup) or just over five cups of tea (at 75mg per mug).
Is Coffee good for Anti-Agent?
Coffee and antiageing: Consumption ‘contributes to the prevention’ of age-related diseases. Coffee consumption has been shown to offer antiageing benefits and contribute to improved insulin resistance, according to new research from Japan.
Black Coffee can help with Weight Loss.
Black coffee is known as a catalyst for weight loss. It contains zero calories, fat, or cholesterol. It contains antioxidants, the caffeine helps in boosting metabolism, and black coffee can help you exercise a little harder as it keeps you energised.

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