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Welcome Lavish Coffee Bar in Jasper, Alabama

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A big Crimson Cup welcome to Lavish Coffee Bar in Jasper, Alabama! Located at 19th Street E. in downtown Jasper, the new shop celebrated its grand opening from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 8 with live music and a … Read More

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

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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

25th Anniversary Milestone 3: The 7 Seven Steps to Success

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In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the third in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. Greg now had great coffee, but he saw that some of his … Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

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If you’re dreaming of opening a coffee shop, the two questions you’re probably asking yourself are: How much does it cost to open a coffee shop? Do I need a coffee shop business plan? There’s no hard and fast answer … Read More

Seeking Out Relationships in Papua New Guinea

Crimson Cup is bringing our Friend2Farmer direct trade program to Papua New Guinea! Coffee Sourcing and Education Manager Brandon Bir, a licensed Q Grader, recently spent several days cupping coffee and exploring coffee-growing areas of Papua New Guinea. This nation in … Read More

25th Anniversary Milestone 2: A New Mentor and Coffee Blend

Greg Ubert and Armando Escobar

In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the second in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. Less than a year after launching Crimson Cup, Greg encountered a mentor … Read More

25th Anniversary Milestone 1: Greg Ubert Falls in Love with Specialty Coffee

Greg Ubert Founder and President Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the first in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. In August 1991, The Fresh Prince was fresh. MS-DOS 5.0 was … Read More