What’s New at Crimson Cup

Ethiopian Kossa Kebena Wins Coveted Good Food Award

Good Food Awards Winner Seal 2017

We’re excited to announce that our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee took home a a 2017 Good Food Award, becoming the first Ohio coffee winner in the award’s history. Founder and President Greg Ubert and Coffee Sourcing and Training Director Brandon Bir … Read More

Crimson Cup Coffee Now Available in Columbus Kroger Stores

We’re excited to announce that Kroger’s Columbus Division has partnered with Crimson Cup to bring select varieties of our locally-roasted coffee to 54 stores throughout the region. Six of our award-winning coffee can now be found among the natural and organic offerings … Read More

Welcome to Appalachian Bible College Coffee Shop in Mount Hope, West Virginia

Appalachian Bible College Coffee Shop

A big Crimson Cup welcome to the Coffee Shop at Appalachian Bible College! This new coffee shop is located on the lower level of the Servant Center, below Hanmer Dining Hall on the main campus at 161 College Dr. in … Read More

Making a Three-Year Commitment to Coffee Farmers in Olopa, Guatemala

Coffee farmers from Olopa, Guatemala cup coffee at the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab

We’re excited to announce the signing of a three-year purchase agreement with the Apolo cooperative of coffee farmers in Olopa, Guatemala! Negotiated through our Friend2Farmer direct trade program, the purchase agreement will provide stability and additional funds for the farmers … Read More

We Welcome Stonewall Coffee in Clarksburg, West Virginia!

Stonewall Coffee Clarksburg West Virginia

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Stonewall Coffee in Clarksburg, West Virginia!. Located at 218 Court Street in historic downtown Clarksburg, the new coffee house held its grand opening December 6. Owners Kevin and Sarah Zakariasen named the shop for Clarksburg’s … Read More

Brandon Bir Earns SCAA Coffee Tasting Certificate

Q Grader Brandon Bir Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea Columbus Ohio

Congratulations to Brandon Bir, our coffee sourcing and education manager!  He recently became one of 238 coffee professionals worldwide to earn a Coffee Tasting Certificate from the Specialty Coffee Association of America. “This is another great affirmation of Brandon’s evolving coffee … Read More

25th Anniversary Milestone 4: Java’s Grows via the Seven Steps

Javas Cyber Espresso Cafe logo

In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the fourth in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. In 1996, Greg met with Erich Gellner, an entrepreneur who wanted to … Read More