Return on Investment

See the benefits of using a King Edward potato baker

How long will it take to pay for one of these? As little as 12 days!

Profits are hard enough to come by in any business, but with King Edward you may just have found a short cut to financial success.

You’ll know how much foodstuff costs – but do you know how much profit your equipment can make you?

Check our profitability guidelines and you’ll see that your customers could pay off the costs of our ovens in as little as 12 days – and that’s a conservative estimate!

We have oven capacities ranging from 24 to 120 potatoes an hour. Depending on your type of trade and the number of hours you serve hot food we have an oven to suit. Call us for details of your nearest King Edward stockist.

Costs & Profitability guide

How much profit can you make selling baked potatoes?

Potato & topping cost guide

  Jacket Potato with Cheese and Beans Jacket Potato with Tuna and Mayo Jacket Potato With Chili con carne
Total Cost Price of ingredients + energy costs * £0.94 £0.89 £1.09
Average sell price * £3.85 £4.00 £4.25
Gross profit £2.91 £3.11 £3.16
Average profit

   £3.06

At £3.06 profit per potato, how much do you make in each period?

Potatoes per day Day Week Month Year
10 £30.60 £214.20 £918.00 £11,016.00
25 £76.50 £535.50 £2,295.00 £27,540.00
40 £122.40 £856.80 £3,672.00 £44,064.00
55 £168.00 £1,178.10 £5,040.00 £60,480.00
100 £850 £2,142.00 £9,180.00 £110,160.00

How long will it take for you to pay off the cost of your oven?

Model Oven Retail price

ROI if selling 25 potatoes a day

Large Potato Baker £1,999 27 days
Small Potato Baker £1,739 23 days
Classic 50 Oven / Vista 60 Oven £1,695 23 days
Classic 25 oven /  Classic Compact £1,295 17 days
Bake King Oven £1,375 18 days
Bake King Mini Oven £1,225 17 days
Bake King Solo Oven £899 12 days

 * Ingredients, energy & selling costs are based on estimated averages gained from 2016 UK data research