Running a Coffee Shop

J’s Place on Main Celebrates One-Year Anniversary


Congratulations to Gwen Riley, who recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of her J’s Place on Main coffee house! Located at 101 S. Main Street in downtown Nicholasville, Kentucky, the independent coffee house marked its anniversary with an all-day event featuring … Read More

Coffee House Owners Learn About Industry Trends at Independents Day 2015

We were excited to welcome more than 40 coffee house owners and baristas to  Independents Day 2015. This annual event gives coffee house owners a way to connect, engage and grow with other coffee entrepreneurs. This year’s event took place … Read More

Traveling to Expand Our Relationships with Peruvian Coffee Farmers

Crimson Cup coffee buyer on Finca Santa Rosa in Peru

In July, Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir, along with Customer Growth Specialist Taylor Harvey, traveled into Peru’s Andes mountains to meet with local coffee farmers. Their goal was to expand relationships with farmers who participate in our Friend2Farmer … Read More

Gathering Grounds Coffee House in Huron, Ohio Joins Crimson Cup Community

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Frank and Lea Wechter, whose Gathering Grounds Coffee House is the new community gathering place for Huron, Ohio. Gathering Grounds serves hot and frozen espresso drinks, gourmet teas, smoothies, and locally-made pastries at 404 … Read More

Get Buzzed with our New Coffee Cocktails

There’s a cool new way for Columbus coffee lovers to get caffeinated on hot summer days – our coffee cocktails. Available in chamomile, lavender and pure cane sugar varieties at the Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Upper Arlington and Clintonville, … Read More

New Cpl. Ray’s Coffee in Odessa, Texas Joins Crimson Cup Community

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Kudos to Jerry and Lonna Bevel and their daughter Keisha Arnold on the opening of the second Cpl. Ray’s Coffee! Their new shop at 311 Faudree Road in Odessa joins the original Cpl. Ray’s Coffee in Andrews, Texas, which Jerry … Read More

Elizabeth Perk in Trenton, Michigan Joins Crimson Cup Community

Elizabeth Perk coffee house and ice cream parlor Trenton Michigan

We’re excited to welcome Mark Hayes and Debbie Rote-Hayes to the Crimson Cup community! Their Elizabeth Perk coffee house and ice cream parlor opened April 28 at 2975 W. Jefferson Ave. in Trenton, Michigan. The husband-and-wife team chose a historic … Read More