Author Archives: cherylclaypoole

Beyond Fair Trade

Grower’s First Foundation Advisor Glenn Parrish asked “Is Fair Good Enough?” in a recent Stanford Social Innovation Review article that reviewed the success of Fair Trade in lifting indigenous farmers out of poverty. Crimson Cup started carrying Fair Trade organic … Read More

New Edition of Seven Steps to Success in the Specialty Coffee Industry

Thinking of starting a coffee shop? Check out the second edition of Seven Steps to Success in the Specialty Coffee Industry, written by Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert. Backed by 20 years of specialty coffee industry experience, Seven … Read More

Great Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Wondering what to get the java-junkie in your life? Adam Verwymeren of Fox News offered some inspired choices in his list of Gifts for Coffee Lovers. We were pleased to see the Toddy Brewer on Adam’s list. We began offering … Read More

Brew Great Coffee with the Ekobrew for Keurig Machines

Quite a few customers have asked that we make Crimson Cup Coffee available for the Keurig single-serve machine. In investigating the possibility, we encountered a few challenges: Environmental impact. K-cups (the disposable coffee and filter packs used in Keurig machines) … Read More

Welcome to Coffee for Independent Thinkers!

Hi, I’m Greg Ubert. Twenty years ago, I turned my passion for awesome coffee into an independent living: Crimson Cup® Coffee and Tea. I initially created Crimson Cup to do something I love – roast and deliver the best-tasting, freshest … Read More