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Greg Shares Tips on Growing Brands through Strategic Partnerships

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Columbus CEO magazine recently asked Greg to share his thoughts on how to leverage strategic partnerships to grow a brand. “Since I started my coffee-roasting business in a tiny one-room office back in 1991, I’ve found partnerships to be one … Read More

Earth Day Coffee Sack Giveaway, Growler Promotion at Crimson Cup Coffee House

On Earth Day, our Crimson Cup Coffee House is giving away burlap coffee sacks and offering $5 refills of cold-brew coffee growlers – a 50 percent discount over the regular $9.95 price. While supplies last, you are welcome to pick … Read More

Greg Shares Startup Strategies in Coffeetalk Magazine

Greg Ubert, Founder and President, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Dreaming of opening a coffee shop? Then check out Greg’s recent column, “Seven Strategies for a Successful Coffee-Shop Start-up” in CoffeeTalk magazine. The strategies are based on the steps outlined in Greg’s book, Seven Steps to Success in the Specialty … Read More

Sips Specialty Coffee House in the News!

Sips Specialty Coffee House Winter Park Florida

Where has the time gone? Just two years ago, we were working with Caryn Reed and her husband, Ken, to start their independent coffee shop. They opened Sips Specialty Coffee House at 6118 Gunn Highway in Citrus Park, Fla. in … Read More

Customers Earn $125,000 in Education and Hands-on Training through Crimson Cup Rewards

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Wow! Crimson Cup customers enjoyed a great year in 2013. As a result, we’ve been able to award more than $125,000 in education and hands-on training after the first year of our Crimson Cup Rewards program. Customers can apply credits … Read More

Brandon Bir Earns BGA Certification

Crimson Cup Coffee Specialist Brandon Bir

Kudos to Brandon Bir, who recently achieved Level 1 Certification from the Barista Guild of America. Typical for Brandon, he earned a perfect score of 100 percent. Barista Guild Certification is based on industry standards and best practices of the Specialty … Read More

Two Costa Rican Coffees Join Our Friend2Farmer Lineup

Crimson Cup Friend2Farmer Direct Trade Coffee

We’re excited to announce that La Minita Hacienda Rio Negro and La Minita El Conquistador have joined our Friend2Farmer® line of sustainably sourced beans. Sales will support worker education, environmental conservation and higher quality processing standards. During last year’s sourcing … Read More