The Coffee for a Group calculator computes Common Ground Coffee Containershow much ground coffee you need to brew a large volume of coffee based on the serving size (e.g. 6 ounce mug) and number of servings (200 servings).
INSTRUCTIONS: Enter the following information:
Ground Coffee Needed: The calculator returns the amount of ground coffee needed in ounces or pounds. However, this can be automatically converted to compatible units via the pull-down menu.
This is based on industry recommended strength of coffee (Folger's) using 1/2 cup of ground coffee to provide 10 servings of 6 fluid ounces. China Cup, Coffee Cup, Coffee Mug
This calculator answers the question, "How much coffee do I need to serve a group of people?"
A typical fine china coffee cup like the Old English Lace cup in the picture is one cup filled to the brim. This size is often used in fine restaurants and at formal events like weddings. Coffee mugs go from 1.5 cups (see the Empire State Building Mug) to 2.0 cups (see larger mug) and up.
Coffee is often served at large events. This calculator help the hosts determine how much coffee to buy in advance. Coffee is commonly served at:
The examples in this calculator use common coffees such as Folger's. However the formulas work for other qualities of coffee from the very highest to the lowest.