It looks like you are browsing from
Go to Close
TVs & Displays
Photography & Video
Cooking Appliances
White Goods
Household
Technology
Home Coffee Grinders Minor Coffee Grinder Brands

Minor Coffee Grinder BrandsJuly 2020

Share on

87

What is the Kagoo Score? Our unique coffee grinders rating which considers: 490 US prices • 1,200 expert & user reviews • 190 product comparisons • Score breakdown
Coffee Grinders Coupons and Sales
The best deals and biggest price drops
All Coffee Grinders
Compare every coffee-grinder on the market
fan-2
Blade Coffee Grinders
Coffee grinders with metal blades for chopping beans
Burr Coffee Grinders
Coffee grinders with ceramic gears for grinding beans
#1
Best Selling Coffee Grinders
The most popular coffee grinders on the market
Award Winning Coffee Grinders
Coffee grinders that have won industry awards
Latest Coffee Grinders
The newest coffee grinders on the market
Sort by
Compact View Detailed View
Scroll up to see results
Save Up To $22 on Coffee Grinders View Today's Best Deals
Rank
Kagoo Score
Average Review Rating
Price
Adjustable Grinder Settings
Coffee Beans Capacity
Grinding Mechanism
Colour
Release Date
#1

90

 Compare  Shortlisted
KitchenAid logo

KitchenAid BCG111OB

262 Reviews

$17.90

Info
113g
Info
Blade
Info
Info
May 2014
#7

82

 Compare  Shortlisted
Braun logo

Braun KG 7070

8 Reviews

$94.80

Info
220g
Info
Burr
Info
Info
Aug 2018
#11

77

 Compare  Shortlisted
Baratza logo

Baratza Virtuoso

19 Reviews

$235.00

Info
n/a
Burr
Info
(Unknown)
Info
Sep 2016
#12

76

 Compare  Shortlisted
DeLonghi logo

DeLonghi KG79

327 Reviews

$244.58

Info
120g
Info
Burr
Info
Info
Jul 2010
#3

84

 Compare  Shortlisted
DeLonghi logo

DeLonghi kg89

21 Reviews

$83.93

Info
120g
Info
Burr
Info
Info
Jul 2010
#9

80

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

DeLonghi KG49

31 Reviews

$65.99

Info
90g
Info
Burr
Info
Info
Feb 2011
#4

84

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Baratza Encore

23 Reviews

$129.00

Info
227g
Info
Burr
Info
Info
Nov 2018
#6

82

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

DeLonghi KG40

$56.99

Info
90g
Info
Blade
Info
(Unknown)
Info
Nov 2010

66

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Bodum Bistro

$12.50

Info
60g
Info
Blade
Info
Info
Jun 2013

63

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Sinbo SCM‑2930

$55.00

Info
50g
Info
Blade
Info
Info
Nov 2015

60

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Rommelsbacher EGK 200

$269.96

Info
70g
Info
Blade
Info
Info
Sep 2016

63

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Sinbo SCM‑2934

$59.99

Info
60g
Info
Blade
Info
Info
Jan 2017

61

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Dualit Coffee Grinder

$112.68

Info
250g
Info
Burr
Info
Info
Aug 2015
#20

66

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Bodum 1116001U

$47.49

Info
60g
Info
Blade
Info
Info
Sep 2015
#5

83

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

KitchenAid KCG0702

$249.00

Info
198g
Info
Burr
Info
Info
May 2017

65

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

GEFU LORENZO

$49.95

Info
40g
Info
Burr
Info
Info
Jul 2017

62

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Porlex Mini

$61.97

Info
20g
Info
Burr
Info
(Unknown)
Info
Sep 2017
#10

79

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Krups F2037051

$35.94

Info
n/a
Blade
Info
(Unknown)
Info
Sep 2016

62

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Stelton Collar Coffee Grinder

$95.87

Info
n/a
Burr
Info
Info
Sep 2016
#19

66

 Compare  Shortlisted
loading image

Black & Decker CG800B

$19.00

Info
n/a
Blade
Info
Info
Sep 2016

No matching products found.

 More Results

Today's Best Coffee Grinder Sales

$10 Price Drop
227g
CAPACITY
$14 Price Drop
loading image
$110
$95.48
20g
CAPACITY
$6 Price Drop
113g
CAPACITY
$2 Price Drop
60g
CAPACITY

Trending Minor Coffee Grinder Brands Coffee Grinder Comparisons

loading image
DeLonghi
KG49
$65.99
$155 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
VS
loading image
Bosch
TSM6A013B
$221.01
Eight years
newer
loading image
DeLonghi
KG79
$245.53
Better brand
Moderately
better user
reviews
Better overall
reviews
VS
loading image
Baratza
Encore
$129.00
$117 cheaper
Eight years
newer
Better Kagoo
Score
loading image
DeLonghi
kg89
$83.93
Better brand
VS
loading image
Braun
KG 7070
$72.73
$11 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by eight
years
loading image
DeLonghi
kg89
$83.93
$45 cheaper
Better brand
Moderately
better overall
reviews
VS
loading image
Baratza
Encore
$129.00
Newer by eight
years
Better Kagoo
Score
A little better
user reviews
loading image
DeLonghi
kg40
$56.99
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
25% bigger
coffee beans
capacity
VS
loading image
Bodum
Bistro
$12.50
$44 cheaper
Three years
newer
loading image
DeLonghi
KG79
$245.53
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
VS
loading image
Dualit
Coffee Grinder
$112.68
$133 cheaper
Newer by five
years
Bigger coffee
beans capacity
loading image
Rommelsbacher
EGK 200
$269.96
50g bigger
coffee beans
capacity
Better brand
VS
loading image
Porlex
Mini
$61.97
$208 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by one
year
loading image
DeLonghi
KG79
$245.53
A little better
user reviews
Better overall
reviews
VS
loading image
Baratza
Encore
$129.00
$117 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Nine years
newer
loading image
DeLonghi
KG49
$65.99
$204 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
VS
loading image
Rommelsbacher
EGK 200
$269.96
Newer by six
years
loading image
DeLonghi
kg89
$83.93
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
A lot bigger
coffee beans
capacity
VS
loading image
Bodum
Bistro
$12.50
$71 cheaper
Three years
newer
loading image
DeLonghi
kg89
$83.93
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
34% bigger
coffee beans
capacity
VS
loading image
Bodum
Bistro
$12.50
$71 cheaper
Newer by three
years
loading image
DeLonghi
kg89
$83.93
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
Slightly bigger
coffee beans
capacity
VS
loading image
KitchenAid
BCG211OB
$44.99
$39 cheaper
Newer by eight
years
loading image
Baratza
Encore
$129.00
$255 cheaper
Better brand
Newer by two
months
VS
loading image
Melitta
Calibra
$383.93
Better Kagoo
Score
Bigger coffee
beans capacity
loading image
GEFU
LORENZO
$49.95
$12 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Bigger coffee
beans capacity
VS
loading image
Porlex
Mini
$61.97
Better brand
More popular
Three months
newer
loading image
DeLonghi
KG49
$65.99
$63 cheaper
Better brand
VS
loading image
Baratza
Encore
$129.00
Newer by eight
years
Better Kagoo
Score
Better user
reviews
loading image
DeLonghi
KG49
$65.99
$318 cheaper
Better brand
VS
loading image
Melitta
Calibra
$383.93
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by eight
years
Bigger coffee
beans capacity
loading image
GEFU
LORENZO
$49.95
$92 cheaper
A lot bigger
coffee beans
capacity
VS
loading image
Hario
MSS-1
$142.00
Newer by three
years
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
loading image
DeLonghi
kg89
$83.93
$45 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Marginally
better overall
reviews
VS
loading image
Baratza
Encore
$129.00
Newer by eight
years
A bit better
user reviews
Bigger coffee
beans capacity
loading image
Rommelsbacher
EGK 200
$269.96
Better brand
VS
loading image
Bosch
TSM6A013B
$221.01
$49 cheaper
Better Kagoo
Score
Newer by two
years
loading image
DeLonghi
KG49
$65.99
Better Kagoo
Score
Better brand
Bigger coffee
beans capacity
VS
loading image
Bodum
Bistro
$12.50
$53 cheaper
Newer by two
years
View All Coffee Grinder Comparisons
You can create your own side by side comparisons by clicking "compare" in the main table above against the products you would like to compare. Then click the big "Compare" button at the bottom of the screen to compare your selected products.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is the difference between a blade and burr grinder?
AA blade grinder uses spinning metal blades to chop the coffee beans into very fine pieces. A burr grinder, on the other hand, uses 2 gears or rollers to smash and grind the coffee beans finely.
QWhat is the benefit of a burr grinder?
AA burr grinder provides a more even and high-quality grind, and won't accidentally burn the coffee like a blade grinder will. Also the size of the grounds can be changed by adjusting the space between the burrs.
QWhy is variable grinding size important?
ADifferent coffee makers prefer different size of grounds - espresso makers favour a very fine grind, whereas a French Press needs a far coarser grind.
QWhy can blade grinders burn coffee?
ABlade grinders work by cutting up the coffee beans into very small pieces using rotating metal blades. Unfortunately, the blades have to spin very fast to cut, and the act of cutting produces friction and heat. This can actually heat the coffee so much that it 'burns' and gains an unwanted, bitter taste. For best results with a blade grinder, grind in short bursts to avoid burning.

Coffee Grinder Buying Guide

At its core, a coffee grinder is a small machine that take whole coffee beans and runs them through a grinder, providing fresh ground coffee for an excellent brew. While it’s definitely fine to use pre-ground coffee, coffee snobs generally agree that coffee tastes better when you use freshly-ground beans rather than pre-packaged grounds.

Blade grinders

These grinders use sharp blades powered by an electric motor to chop the beans into very fine pieces. These machines are generally the cheapest type of coffee grinder, but they do not produce a particularly even grind - some ground may be significantly different sizes than others, leading to a less-efficient brewing, and less tasty coffee. More troubling, the high RPM of the blades on these type of grinders generates quite a lot of heat, which can lead to actually burning the grounds, making coffee brewed from them taste far more bitter.

Burr grinders

This method of grinding is the traditional way of grinding coffee, and has changed very little since the manual grinders that used to be used. The ‘burrs’ in question are toothed or notched gears, which crush and grind the beans into a uniform manner. They give a far more consistent grind than blade grinders, but tend to be slightly more expensive. Burr grinders also improve on blade grinders by being able to vary the size of the grind, allowing them to be effectively used for a wide variety of coffee brewing methods.

There are two main types of burr grinder: conical and wheel. Conical grinders are quieter but also slighly more expensive than wheel grinders.

loading image

Grind Settings

Burr and disc coffee grinders have settings to change the size of the coffee grounds produced by the machine. This is important because different types of brewing methods favour different sizes of grinds - an espresso machine requires an extremely fine blend, whereas using a cafetiere requires far coarser grounds. Many will have pre-programmed settings to allow for easy selection, but will also allow manual adjustment.

For bladed grinders, it is more difficult to adjust the side of the grind, since the blades cannot be modified to cut coarser or finer. However you can gain an approximation of different grind sizes by grinding the beans for longer. As a good rule of thumb 8-10 seconds will give you a coarse grind, with 12-15 seconds giving a medium grind, and 15-20 for a fine grind.

With all types of grinder, you have to experiment a bit to find the perfect grind setting for the coffee you want to make. If you find too many ground leaking into the coffee, try a coarser grind. If you want a more intense flavour, try finer grounds.

Some expensive coffee makers will actually have grinders built-in, so double-check your maker of choice doesn't have this extra before buying a stand-alone model.
loading image

Capacity

Coffee grinders all have a different capacity, measuring that amount of ground coffee the machine can hold. Some grinders contain a big hopper that can hold enough grounds for several cafetieres, others will only product enough grounds for a single cup - these usually have inbuilt ‘dose controls’ to make sure only the right amount of grounds are produced at once.

Which capacity is best for you depends on what kind of coffee you mot regularly make - families and companies may prefer a bigger capacity, while solo coffee drinkers may only need a grinder that dispenses a single dose at a time.

Timer

More advanced coffee grinders will allow you to set a timer for how long the grinder will run - this allows you to create the precise grind quantity for the amount of coffee you want to make, especially when using bladed grinders. Some coffee makers will measure out in seconds of grinding, others will measure in cups. In both cases, you will need to experiment to find the right amount of coffee grinds for your chosen method of brewing.

Coffee Grinder Retailers, Prices and Features

Coffee Grinder Prices

In total we found 36 coffee grinders ranging from $12 to $899. On average, a new coffee grinder costs $165 and 80% of coffee grinders are priced between $31 and $384. The cheapest coffee grinder that we found is the Bodum Bistro at only $13, and the most expensive is the Baratza Forte at $899.

Coffee Grinder Brands - Price Range

Baratza coffee grinders range in price from $0 to $899, and the average price of Baratza coffee grinders is $362 which is the highest average price of all coffee grinder brands.

The average price of Rommelsbacher coffee grinders is $135 which is the second highest average price of all coffee grinder brands. Rommelsbacher coffee grinders range in price from $0 to $270.

The average price of Melitta coffee grinders is $128 which is the third highest average price of all coffee grinder brands. Melitta coffee grinders start at $384 and their most expensive coffee grinder costs $384.

Coffee Grinder Brands - Average Ratings

We have checked 24 expert reviews and 965 user reviews for coffee grinders and used these reviews to calculate the average rating for each brand of coffee grinder.

Biggest Coffee Grinder Retailers

We found 31 current offers for coffee grinders from eBay making it the biggest coffee grinder retailer. That is over 5 times bigger than the second biggest retailer, Overstock for whom we found 6 current offers for coffee grinders. The third biggest retailer is e-Global Central US with 3 current coffee grinder offers.

When Are Most New Coffee Grinders Released?

We looked at the release dates for new coffee grinders over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any prominent trend. In 2019 most new coffee grinders were released in March, with four new coffee grinders released that month. June was the biggest month in 2018 for new coffee grinders, with six new coffee grinders released that month. In July 2017, five new coffee grinders were released making it the biggest month that year for new coffee grinder releases.

How Fast Do Coffee Grinder Prices Drop After Release?

On average coffee grinders drop in price by 8% in the first 6 months after release.

That means a saving of $3 on a typical $41 new coffee grinder if you wait 6 months before buying.

Coffee Beans Capacity

'Coffee Bean Capacity' denotes the amount of coffee beans that the grinder can hold at once time.

Comparing all coffee grinders, the coffee beans capacity range from 12g to 700g. The coffee beans capacity of most coffee grinders range from 10g to 70g. The coffee grinder with the biggest coffee beans capacity is the Swan SF16020N, which is a 700g capacity coffee grinder and currently retails for $0.00. The coffee grinder with the smallest coffee beans capacity is the Porlex Mini, which is a 20g capacity coffee grinder and can be purchased for $61.97.

A larger capacity means that more coffee can be ground in a single session, without the need to refill the grinder.

Grinding Mechanisms

'Grinding Mechanism' denotes the mechanism used to grind the coffee beans into fine particles.

We found 89 coffee grinders that are burr coffee grinders, which makes burr the most popular grinding mechanism amongst new coffee grinders. The second most common grinding mechanism amongst new coffee grinders is blade. We found 57 coffee grinders that are blade coffee grinders.

There are two main mechanisms used for grinding - blades and burrs (wheeled gears that crush the beans). Of the two a burr grinder is far better - it allows the size of the resulting grind to be adjusted, and stands less chance of 'burning' the coffee due to heat and friction while grinding.

Adjustable Grinder Settings

'Adjustable Grinder Settings' denotes whether you can adjust the settings on the coffee grinder to produce finer or coarser grinds.

Most new coffee grinders are coffee grinders with an adjustable grinder settings. 94 out of 146 on Kagoo are coffee grinders with an adjustable grinder settings.

Different types of coffee makers favour different grind sizes - espresso makers need very fine grinds, whereas cafetieres prefer coarser grinds. Having the ability to adjust the grind makes the device far more versatile.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Coffee Grinders?

The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying coffee grinders. For each retailer it shows the total number of coffee grinders where they currently have a market leading price. The chart below helps you decide which retailer is normally cheapest for buying coffee grinders. For each retailer we took all of their prices and looked at what proportion of those prices where the cheapest on the market. The cheapest retailer that we found was eBay. 24 of their coffee grinder prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

Proportion of Coffee Grinders for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

Assessing how cheap each retailer is for coffee grinders by counting the number of cheapest prices for that retailer, makes the retailers that offer the greatest number of coffee grinder prices more likely to offer the greatest number of cheapest prices. The chart below considers the proportion of each retailer's coffee grinder prices that are the cheapest compared to other retailers. The cheapest retailer that we found using this approach was eBay. 77.4% of their coffee grinder prices were the cheapest that could be found anywhere.

×