Coffee+Community

FREE WEBINAR – 9.18: Learn the Seven Steps to a Successful Coffee Business

Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Then you won’t want to miss our Seven Steps to Success webinar on Wednesday, September 18 at 3 p.m. In just an hour, Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert will introduce everything you need … Read More

Brewing a Better Community

Giving back is a core value here at Crimson Cup, so Greg was thrilled to share some ideas and examples for giving back in CoffeeTalk Magazine’s annual “Making a Difference” issue. In “Brewing a Better Community,” Greg writes, “My parents … Read More

Trip to Brazil: Day 2

Crafted by: Brandon Bir Our second day started with a couple hours of car travel to get to our next destination, Coocacer Carmo do Paranaiba (coffee coop in the Cerrado growing region). This coop serves over 500 farms in the … Read More

Trip to Brazil: Day 1

Brazil, 2013 – Day 1 The first day started off at 8AM (after a 12hr flight), when my plane landed in Sao Paulo. Luckily I flew into Brazil with one of the hosts of the trip. We met up after … Read More

Our Passion for Roasting Coffee Since 1991

August is National Coffee Month! And at Crimson Cup, we’re celebrating the hard work that goes into every cup. Protecting the integrity of each bean from seed to cup is our highest calling. It all starts with coffee farmers. We … Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

If you’re dreaming of opening your own coffee shop, you’re probably wondering how much it will cost. There’s no hard and fast answer, because every specialty coffee business is different.  Your costs will depend upon the type of coffee business … Read More

Cupping: Tasting and Analyzing

Crafted by: Brandon Bir, Coffee Sourcing and Education at Crimson Cup Over the last few months we have been talking a lot about cupping coffees at Crimson Cup.  So what the heck is cupping? Well, the short answer is: cupping … Read More