Author Archives: Crimsoncup

Introducing: Wayfarer Blend

Wafarer Web

Meet the Wayfarer Blend. Why Wayfarer? It literally means traveler. We were cupping some current crop coffee samples in our lab when the idea to create this new blend arose. Offering a blend that uses a rotating variety of current … Read More

Ethiopian Sidamo Kellenso

Sidamo Kellenso

Sidamo province of southern Ethiopia, where the species coffea originated, comes this beautifully balanced coffee. Coffee from Ethiopia comes in many forms. This is known as dry, natural, or unwashed coffee. This coffee differs from other dry-process Ethiopia coffees, which … Read More

Meet Our Cuppers: Dave Eldridge

Dave Eldridge in Antigua, Guatemala

So what is a cupper, you ask? At Crimson Cup, it’s someone who lives for coffee. Many of our Cuppers have invested long hours – in some cases, years – in learning to objectively assess the quality of coffee. Each … Read More

Shop Small at Crimson Cup Coffee House on Nov. 30th

This November 30th is Small Business Saturday®, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods in Columbus and across the country. Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Crimson Cup Coffee House, … Read More

Business Plan Basics: Determining Your Breakeven Point

Greg Ubert, founder and president, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Dreaming about opening a coffee shop? Then it’s in your best interest to master business fundamentals such as writing a business plan and calculating your breakeven point. As Greg observes in a recent issue of CoffeeTalk magazine: “Most coffee shop … Read More

Help Us Improve Education in a Honduran Coffee Farming Village

In the remote coffee-growing community of El Socorro, Honduras, fewer than 5 percent of children attend school beyond fifth grade. Together, we can change that. For the past three years, Crimson Cup has been working to improve coffee quality and … Read More

The One-Day Coffee Shop Business Plan

Writing a business plan is an essential step in opening a coffee shop. But if you’re like many new entrepreneurs, you view the process of developing a plan with reluctance. As a result, you may drag out the process, making … Read More