What’s New at Crimson Cup

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

Coming Soon: Ohio’s First SCAA Accredited Innovation & Training Campus

At Crimson Cup, we’re all about coffee — including coffee training. So we’re excited to begin construction on a 7,000-square-foot dedicated innovation and training laboratory built to the standards of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. We’re creating a space … 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

Why Do You Need a Coffee Shop Business Plan?

How to open a coffee shop

Are you dreaming about opening a coffee shop? Perhaps you see yourself working in a business you love. Serving the best coffee drinks in town. Creating a community gathering place. Maybe renovating a historic location, or building a sleek new … Read More

We’re International! Welcome to Columbus Coffee Shop in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Columbus Coffee in Dhaka Bangladesh serves Crimson Cup coffee

We’re excited to open our first international coffee shop outside the U.S. and its territories! Columbus Coffee Shop opened May 22 in the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Partners Mohaimin Mostafa, Rehanur Rahman, Mirza Abdul Khaled and Tarek Rafi Bhuiyan have … Read More

Roast Master Dave Rochus Earns SCAA Roaster’s Guild Certificate

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Congratulations to Roast Master Dave Rochus, who has earned a Level 1 certificate from the Specialty Coffee Association of America Roaster’s Guild. The Roaster Level 1 Certificate program develops knowledge and skills required in professional coffee roasting facilities. In addition … Read More