Hamburg. coffee roaster Tchibo increased to 16. January the prices by 30 to 50 cents per 500-gram pack. The German market leader justified this on Tuesday in Hamburg, with higher purchasing prices for raw coffee and the compared to the Dollar, weaker Euro. Green coffee has become since the spring is considerably more expensive – after 1.10 to $ 1.20 per pound (453 grams) the price is now $ 1.40. The price policy of Tchibo is indicative, because the group can set prices in its stores. The same is true for Aldi Süd and Aldi Nord, which have their own roasters.