A cafe mocha is the most expensive caffeine beverage in the country, which costs an average of

**$3.94**. An average cup of coffee costs**$2.70**, but a drink of cafe americano - which is espresso and water - is even less expensive with an average price of**$2.62**.Furthermore, how much is a pound of coffee cost?

Let's say a roaster buys coffee for

**$2.25**per pound. After the 18 percent shrinkage during the roast, the adjusted price of that same pound of coffee is**$2.75**. General operating expenses like labor, overhead, and packaging bring the final cost of a pound of coffee to around**$6.50**.How many cups of coffee are in a pound?

For drip

**coffee**, I'll need, 2 tablespoons (13.3 gms) of**coffee per**8 oz of water. So, I can brew about 34 8-oz**cups**of drip**coffee**with a**pound**of**coffee**beans. According to the Specialty**Coffee**Association of America, a single**pound**of**coffee**is enough for 48 6-oz**cups of coffee**.How many cups of coffee does a 12 oz bag make?

Whole Bean or Ground Coffee

Bag Size (pounds) | Bag Size (ounces) | Number of standard cups of brewed coffee |
---|---|---|

1/2 lb. | 8 oz. | 41 (9 oz. cups) |

3/4 lb. | 12 oz. | 62 (9 oz. cups) |

1 lb. | 16 oz. | 82 (9 oz. cups) |

5 lbs. | 80 oz. | 410 (9 oz. cups) |