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Reusable coffee bean bags made from machine washable kraft paper. Available in three sizes which are seen here in the natural, kraft brown colour in the 1kg, 500g and 250g coffee pouch size with the SammyBags branding.
Reusable coffee bean bags made from machine washable kraft paper. Available in three sizes which are seen here in black in the 1kg, 500g and 250g coffee pouch size with the SammyBags branding.
Reusable bread bags by SammyBags. Available as seen here in black, olive green, chocolate brown and natural.

Coffee Pouch - Washable Paper Bag


Regular price $24.90 Sale

A world first for coffee lovers - a fully washable and reusable coffee pouch!

Perfect for your daily commute that won’t take up valuable space in your backpack. Finished with two antique brass or black nickel soft action domes. Week after week, month after month, year after year, no more plastic coffee related waste thanks to SammyBags!

When it comes to coffee packaging, there’s foil bags, metal tins, glass jars, laminated paper bags, recyclable plastic, commercially compostable bio plastic and now … zero waste reusable paper pouches! And with more roasteries offering a discount for bringing your own container, these beauties are a no-brainer!

You can now purchase, own and care for your coffee bag. With 250g, 500g or 1kg bags to choose from, there's a bag for every coffee habit.

Made with Washable Kraft Paper – shake out the grinds, handwash or pop the pouch in the washing machine on any cycle for a deeper clean.

Available in 3 sizes:

  • 250g – 125 x 65 x 195 mm
  • 500g – 135 x 80 x 230 mm
  • 1kg – 145 x 100 x 300 mm

Advantages of SammyBags Reusable Coffee Pouches:

  • Coffee pouches are to coffee beans what travel cups are to hot beverages. Designed to be loved and cared for over and over again.
  • They’re awesome for people who place a high value on zero waste and reusable options.
  • They’re convenient because they fold down flat when empty, which is perfect for slipping into your pocket, bag or for cyclists heading to the roastery.
  • They’re well made, durable and long lasting. We’re so confident we’ll replace any defective pouch in the case of fasteners or stitching failing.
  • They’re stylish and unique. The fabric will soften over time and age naturally, telling the story of your coffee journey.
  • Every time you use a coffee pouch to buy your coffee beans or grounds, you're saving the roastery money, saving single-use packaging and avoiding waste from going to landfill.
  • You’re supporting a small, local, independent business committed to creating products that help move habits towards environmentally friendly outcomes.

A word about fresh coffee and sustainability:
Coffee essentially begins to age from the date it’s roasted. From that moment on, the quality of the coffee that can be extracted from the bean increases over a few days, peaks and then exponentially decreases. During this time the factors that contribute to protecting your coffee beans are: keeping them in a cool; dry; dark; and sealed environment. However, no amount of coolness, dryness, darkness or airtightness will prevent the beans from ageing. Don’t believe us? Talk to any roaster and they’ll tell you, the way to improve the quality of the coffee you drink at home is to buy freshly roasted coffee in small amounts more often. The amount you’d estimate to consume within one or two weeks.

While SammyBags Coffee Pouches seal well, they aren’t airtight. All packaging has strengths and weaknesses. What might be airtight, isn’t necessarily sustainable and what might be sustainable may not be convenient and what might be convenient may not be biodegradable. Zero waste packaging is the future for a green earth, and sustainable packaging is part of that solution.

Ultimately, it’s about weighing up the factors concerning coffee packaging in a way you value. With this in mind, give some consideration to the advantages SammyBags Coffee Pouches offer, and what direction you’re heading in as a coffee consumer.

Note: The photo of the four bread bags is a colour guideline only. The colours are: black; olive green; chocolate brown; and natural. The bread bags will be available online soon.

Mental Health Support:

For every bag you purchase, SammyBags donates $1 to community mental health.

The SammyBags range:

We stock the entire range of SammyBags machine washable paper bags. Check out their other great bags via the links below:

Handmade in Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand by David & Sam.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Rudy Gomez
Versatile and washable

We have 4 of these bags in different sizes and amazed and how well they wash up. Great for that morning pastry or coffee bean run.

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts, Rudy! We really appreciate it and are glad to hear your Sammy Bags are working out so well!