Coffee

Cultivating Sustainable Coffee Partnerships Through Friend2Farmer®

Although they grow the world’s top cash crop, many coffee farmers barely make enough to survive. And despite existing Fair Trade and Direct Trade programs, many coffee-growing communities remain mired in poverty. Our new Friend2Farmer® program is changing that, one … Read More

Direct Trade: Relationships

At Crimson Cup, we believe the quality of our coffee begins with the quality of our relationships in the coffee-growing community, as Coffee Buyer Dave Eldridge discussed in a recent article for CoffeeTalk magazine. “Why get into the coffee business? … Read More

Barista Camp

Crafted by: Brandon Bir “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other” – JFK The pursuit to learn more about what we do, and what others are doing, led me to the Barista Guild’s Barista Camp in Palm Springs, California … Read More

This is Your Brain on Coffee

We’re always excited to share news on the health benefits of drinking coffee! So we were pleased to come across, “This is Your Brain on Coffee.” The New York Times Magazine story by Gretchen Reynolds compiles recent research showing how … Read More

How to Wow! Your Banker

  As an entrepreneur, cultivating a relationship with a business banker is essential to your long-term success. Bank loans are often a key component of opening or expanding your coffee business. Bankers can also become trusted advisors and connect you … Read More

Fall in Love with Our New Pumpkin Drinks

Autumn has arrived! At Crimson Cup, we’re celebrating this season of bright days but cold nights with three seasonal Pumpkin Lattes: Pumpkin Spice enhances the rich flavors of espresso and pumpkin with notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and other spices. White … Read More

More College Students Waking Up to Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

This fall, even more students are kick-starting their studies with our handcrafted coffee and espresso drinks! The Columbus College of Art and Design, Ohio State University Mansfield Campus, and Oberlin College are the newest campuses to offer Crimson Cup beverages. At … Read More