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Thread: Re: coffee bean confusion

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    Re: coffee bean confusion

    Gene Cafe Coffee Roaster $850 - Free Beans Free Freight
    Hi everyone, just got a breville fresca and was wondering how much is a good price for a kg of coffee beans. I dont want anything too expensive but dont know what I should be paying. Something that tastes good too.
    Thanks in advance.

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    Senior Member GrahamK's Avatar
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    Ormiston - Brisbane

    Re: coffee bean confusion

    Have a look at Andys prices for roasted coffee in the Roasted Coffee section of Bean Bay at the top of the Left hand column. (And they include the faircrack donation)

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    Senior Member trentski's Avatar
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    Altona, Melbourne

    Re: coffee bean confusion

    around $35-$40/kg is the going price for good browns around Melbourne

    Have seen them as cheap as $8kg at the supermarket though ;D

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    Senior Member Rocky's Avatar
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    Central Queensland

    Re: coffee bean confusion

    I find BeanBay compares favourably in price with any other bean of comparable quality. You can buy beans for a similar price from the larger cafe chains but IMHO they do not come close to BeanBay quality.
    I try something different occasionally just to keep abreast of whats around but invariably come back here. More choice in the big cities of course.

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    Re: coffee bean confusion

    Behmor Brazen - $249 - Free Freight
    Something that tastes good?

    That can be subjective.

    All I can suggest is only buy a weeks worth at a time.

    If you are really keen try roasting your own.

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