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Gimme Java Coffee Off to Great Start

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Congratulations to Albert Plummer, Vicki White and Joann Dipasquale on the opening of Gimme Java Coffee at 3427 Lee Road in Shaker Heights, Ohio. After running a bakery in New Jersey for 10 years, Albert Plummer decided it was time … Read More

Welcome to French Express Coffee House!

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We’re excited to welcome Regina and Ryan French and their French Express Coffee House to the Crimson Cup community! On Dec. 17, the mother-and-son team held the grand opening of their new coffee shop at 2087 Dale Earnhardt Blvd. in Kannapolis, … Read More

2013 in the Rear View Mirror

Crimson Cup Master Roaster Dave Rochus

A look back at 2013 through highlight videos are always fun! We enjoyed pulling this together to remind us of all of the awesome things we had the opportunity to do and share this year… 8 Featured Drink Promotions, some … Read More

Last-Minute Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Handcrafted coffee and hand-brewing systems make great gifts for coffee-lovers

Looking for last minute gifts? Columbus Underground has some great ideas, including hand-thrown, Ohio-made pottery mugs from Crimson Cup Coffee House and our new single-serve coffee capsules. Handcrafted coffees paired with hand-brewing systems make great gifts for coffee lovers. The … Read More

Our New Single-Serve Coffee Capsules

Crimson Cup Single Serve Coffee Capsules

Have a single-serve coffee brewing system? Now, you can enjoy our coffee-house-quality java at home! Our new single-serve coffee capsules are designed to work with major home brewing systems. Each package contains 10 capsules of our handcrafted coffee in one … 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

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