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  • Since 2001

  • Regional Victoria's First Coffee Roaster

Buying coffee beans for home.

Buying coffee beans for home.

For coffee lovers, the decision between buying whole coffee beans or pre-ground coffee can be a perplexing one. In this blog post, we will address common questions related to cost, convenience, and quality, helping you make an informed choice about purchasing and grinding coffee beans. Whether you're a seasoned coffee aficionado or just starting your coffee journey, read on to discover the answers to your burning questions.

Custom Coffees: Crafting excellence in Bendigo, Victoria
Located in Bendigo, Victoria, Custom Coffees is a renowned coffee roaster with over 23 years of experience in providing exceptional coffee to restaurants and cafes. With a 4.9 out of 5 Google review rating with 150 reviews, our dedication to quality and customer satisfaction shines through in every cup.
As a multi-award-winning coffee roaster, with numerous medals from Australia's prestigious Golden Bean Awards, we take pride in our commitment to excellence.

Exploring Coffee Beans: Quality, Variety, and Flavour

  1. Is it cheaper to buy your own coffee beans?
    When it comes to cost, Custom Coffees believes in delivering value to our customers. While the initial investment may seem higher, purchasing our carefully selected and expertly roasted coffee beans allows you to control the quantity and quality of your coffee. By buying in bulk and grinding only what you need for each brew, you reduce wastage and can potentially save money compared to regularly purchasing pre-ground coffee.

  2. Is it cheaper to buy coffee beans than ground coffee?
    At Custom Coffees, we believe in providing cost-effective options without compromising on quality. Our coffee beans offer exceptional value, allowing you to enjoy the freshness and flavour of freshly ground coffee at a reasonable price. With a longer shelf life than pre-ground coffee, our beans maintain their vibrant flavours and aroma for longer, ensuring a delightful coffee experience with every brew.

  3. Is it worth grinding your own coffee beans?
    At Custom Coffees, we understand the significance of freshly ground coffee in delivering an outstanding cup of joe. Our commitment to excellence extends to encouraging coffee enthusiasts to explore the world of grinding their own beans. By grinding our meticulously roasted coffee beans just before brewing, you unlock the full potential of flavours and aromas, elevating your coffee experience to new heights.

  4. How do I know what coffee beans to use?
    Custom Coffees offers an extensive range of 15 different coffee blends, each crafted with passion and expertise. Our blends incorporate up to 11 different origins, showcasing the unique characteristics of various regions worldwide. Additionally, we offer two exceptional single-origin coffees, allowing you to explore the distinct flavours of specific coffee-growing regions. Among our popular blends, the Bombora Blend and Fairtrade Organic Soul Blend have captured the hearts and palates of our discerning customers, delivering rich, balanced, and unforgettable coffee experiences.


At Custom Coffees, we are more than just a coffee roaster. With our dedication to quality, our impressive track record in competitions such as The Golden Bean Awards, and our wide variety of blends and origins, we are committed to providing coffee enthusiasts with an exceptional coffee experience. By understanding the advantages of buying and grinding your own coffee beans, you can embark on a journey of flavour exploration and create the perfect cup of coffee tailored to your preferences. Trust Custom Coffees to deliver excellence in every sip, and let the aroma of our freshly roasted beans awaken your senses.