What’s New at Crimson Cup

Best Small-Business Growth Story of 2015

Metropreneur Columbus

Many thanks to Metropreneur Columbus, which named Crimson Cup its best small-business growth story of 2015. Here’s what writer Susan Post had to say: “This year it’s not an app or disruptive technology that takes the top spot as the … Read More

Crimson Cup Seeks Out New Ethiopian Coffees, Farming Relationships

Brandon Bir with Ethiopian children

Ethiopia was the source of two of the three coffees we submitted for cupping as part of our winning Roaster of the Year application. Looking to the future, we want to discover new coffees and build relationships with Ethiopian coffee … Read More

Brandon Bir Named a Tasting Judge in Oaxacan Coffee Awards for Quality

Brandon Bir, Coffee Sourcing and Education Manager, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Coffee Sourcing and Education Manager Brandon Bir has been named a final-round tasting judge for the Third Annual Oaxacan Coffee Awards for Quality. Brandon will evaluate the top 20 coffee samples in the third and final round of the competition … Read More

April 21 Webinar: 7 Steps to Opening a Successful Coffee Shop

Crimson Cup webinar on how to open a coffee shop

Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Then you won’t want to miss our Seven Steps to Success webinar on Thursday, April 21 at 2 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PST. In this webinar, Crimson Cup will reveal the Seven Steps to long-term success … Read More

We’re the Great Lakes Regional Finalist in the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award

Crimson Cup Named Great Lakes Regional Finalist in DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year competition

It’s been an exciting week at Crimson Cup! Over the weekend, our Wayfarer Blend brought home the second-place prize from the America’s Best Espresso competition at Coffee Fest New York. Then, we learned we have been selected as the Great Lakes Regional Finalist … Read More

Wayfarer Blend Brings Home Second-Place Prize at America’s Best Espresso

Wayfarer Blend from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea took second place prize at Americas Best Espresso competition

We’re excited to announce that Crimson Cup’s Wayfarer Blend arose from a field of 24 outstanding coffees to a runner-up finish in the America’s Best Espresso Eastern Championship at Coffee Fest New York. After winning its first four rounds of competition, … Read More

Crimson Cup Named National Top 100 Small Business by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Crimson Cup named 2016 Blue Ribbon small business by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

We’re excited to announce that Crimson Cup has been selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as a 2016 Dream Big Blue Ribbon Award winner. We were the only company from Columbus and one of three from Ohio to win the award, … Read More