Posted May 26, 2015 6:44 am by Tony Hogarth
Coffee Capsules vs Fresh Coffee Beans
The popular debate of coffee capsules vs fresh coffee beans; coffee lovers are always after new information leading them to the best possible coffee. If you’re a lover of numbers you’re in for a treat. If not we’ll skip to the facts early; fresh coffee beans are far cheaper, cleaner, higher in quality and environmentally friendly.
For the number crunchers – COST COMPARISON // coffee capsules vs fresh coffee beans
Let’s say you and your colleagues enjoy 80-100 cups of coffee a day.
Standard coffee capsules cost $0.70 – $1.00 each. Totalling $70 – $100 a day, $350 – $500 a week and $18,000 – $26,000 a year. Over a 3 year period this totals $54,000 – $78,000.
One bag of fresh coffee beans costs $33.00. This one bag provides 80 – 100 cups of coffee. Costing $0.35 – $0.40 per cup or $33.00 a day, $165 a week and $8,580 a year. Over a 3 year period this totals $25,740.
On the lower end this is a saving of over $25,000 over the span of 3 years, not to mention the various other benefits.
One of the most important benefits of fresh coffee beans is knowing what is going into the world’s most popular beverage. With the majority of modern capsules, the beans are sourced from all over the world. Cafe Corporate work alongside Little Owl Coffee Roasters, a local WA roaster of fresh coffee beans.
Our beans are roasted on site daily, ensuring quality and freshness. Our beans are carefully selected and ethically sourced from sustainable coffee farms. This effort on our part creates not only a better tasting coffee but a feel good coffee too.
Other benefits include less waste, mess and packaging. Capsules produce a lot of unnecessary waste, whereas beans come in one bag, which can be easily recycled.