How much does it cost to rent a coffee machine?

There are many options to rent/lease a coffee machine in Singapore. The rental cost ranges from as low at $0 per month to $300 per month depending on the type of coffee machines, service support and products rendered. 

The  answers to the question: How much does it cost to rent a coffee machine depends on: 

  • The use of the machine, it is for offices or F&B  (restaurants, cafes etc) , with the latter usually requiring better machines thus more expensive. 
  • The number of serves (dispensing), the higher the number, the higher the rental for the coffee machine. 
  • The concentration of coffee suppliers, having more suppliers meant more competition, usually leading to freemium model such as free on loan coffee machine (i.e. you do not need to pay rental for the coffee machine). 

The type of machines also changes the rental required: 

Table top Vending Machine: $0 (usually offers as a free on loan)

Single Group Semi Automatic: $50 to $100 

Double Group Fully Automatic: $150 to $300 

Fully Automatic Drinks Station: $350 and more 

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Table Top: $0 (No rental)

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Double Grp: $150 to $300

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Single Grp: $50 to $100

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Drinks Stn: $350 and more


Office Coffee Machine rental charges

On average, a small office with less than 30 pax may opt for a smaller capacity coffee machine below $150 per month. This will average out to $7.50 per day based on 20 working days per month. The type of coffee machine suitable for small offices are usually compact due to the constraint in space and provide basic beverages like Espresso, Coffee and sometimes Latte, Cappuccino if it comes with a milk system. 

For bigger offices, more than 50 pax and have bigger space such as staff pantry, the range of available coffee machines can be quite extensive. The rental cost of such coffee machines range from $180 - $300 depending on the 

  • coffee machines model
  • number of beverages 
  • the capacity of coffee machines
  • size of the coffee machines 
  • speed of the coffee brewing     

Example of a coffee machine for office

Most of the bean to cup fully automatic coffee machines would be equipped with a touch screen, milk fridge and powder option. These features are pretty common for modern fully automatic coffee machines. In some cases, the rental cost may be further negotiated if customers can commit to contact agreement or consumption of consumable products such as coffee beans and powder mixes. 

Some of the coffee machine rental suppliers would offer one-stop solution service to their high-end rental customers. The supplier would send freshly roasted beans, milk, sugar and powder mix on a regular basis to entice their customers. Regular preventive maintenance will also be rendered to ensure that customers enjoy good brewed coffee on a daily basis. 


F&B Coffee machine rental model

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Depending on the type of food and beverage businesses you are running, renting a coffee machine can greatly lowers the startup cost.  

A typical coffee machine range from $10 000 to $30 000, and if you can rent it for a couple of hundreds per month, it saves you the initial expenses. 

Not all businesses are suited for this rental arrangement. This is because the supplier of the coffee machines usually requires the F&B businesses to buy their coffee beans as well. Check out the cafe setup cost calculator to evaluate how much you can save without buying a coffee machine. 

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About US | OCM Profile

OCM (OnCoffeeMakers.com) was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link). 

In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years: 

OCM's campaigns: F&B Marketing Ideas by OCM 

OCM's Events: F&B Industry events by or with OCM

Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with. 

Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops: 

OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more. 

So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates: 

For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube

For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG

For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN 

PS: For the coffee lovers, we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).



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