Coffee

22 Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds and Tea Bags

The Crimson Cup team has tried most of the common uses for used coffee grounds, such as composting them into new soil. But even we were surprised by some of the creative ideas in this article from Mother Nature Network: … Read More

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Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert is writing a series of columns about running a coffee shop for Coffee Talk magazine. The series kicks off in March with a focus on marketing in To Build a Mountain of Profits, … Read More

Coffee Could Become Extinct in the Wild

Coffee cherries on coffee plant

The wild Arabica coffee plant, the parent of the bushes on coffee farms, could become extinct as soon as 2080, according to a study by researchers from the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. As a result, a cup of java may … Read More

Don’t Hire a Bitter Barista

Crimson Cup Barista Customer Service

Recently, a barista in Seattle, Washington was fired after being revealed as the author of the Bitter Barista blog, which featured snarky comments about customers and his boss. Obviously, snarky is not a good attitude for most coffee houses. We … Read More

Brew Up Some Love this Valentine’s Day

There’s no more romantic present than something shared – unless, perhaps, it’s a cup of wonderful coffee brought to you in bed. Recent research showing that coffee drinkers live longer makes this popular beverage an even more loving gift. Want … Read More

Coffee May Lower Oral Cancer Risk

As if there weren’t already a host of reasons to love java, a new study by the American Cancer Society links drinking several cups a day with a decreased risk of dying from oral cancer. In a study of 968,432 … Read More

Meet Our Cuppers – Dave Rochus, Master Roaster

Crimson Cup Master Roaster Dave Rochus with Green Coffee Beans

So what is a cupper, you ask? At Crimson Cup, it’s someone who is passionate about coffee. Many of our Cuppers have invested long hours – in some cases, years – in learning to objectively assess the quality of coffee. … Read More