Tag Archives: 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

Coffee Services from Around the World

Ethiopian Coffee Service Crafted by: Brandon Bir Another week has gone by, and another training session is completed for all of the cuppers here at Crimson Cup.  This week we covered different coffee services from around the world.  I wanted … Read More

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