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Meet our Cuppers: Nate Bell

Nate Bell Crimson Cup Coffee House Columbus Oho

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

12 Coffee Houses in 8 States Joined the Crimson Cup Community in 2014

Lorraine's Coffee and Music serves Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

2014 was a great year for independent coffee houses! We were excited to see steady growth in the number of entrepreneurs interested in learning how to open their own independent coffee business. We welcomed 12 new coffee houses in 8 … Read More

Ground Zero Coffee Shop in Myrtle Beach Joins Crimson Cup Community

Ground Zero coffee shop Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

We’re excited to welcome Ground Zero Coffee Shop in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to the Crimson Cup Community! Ground Zero held its grand opening Oct. 14 in the former Rivoli movie theater at 904 Chester Street, between Ninth Avenue North … 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

Wake Zone Espresso Going Strong after Six Years

Wake Zone Espresso Cary North Carolina

Since 2008, Wake Zone Espresso has brought the spirit of the islands to landlocked Wake County, N.C. Owners Mark and Linda Hollamon  based the décor of the shop at 6108 Old Jenks Road in Apex on their love of Jimmy … Read More

Celebrating Independents Day

We just wrapped up our 12th Independents Day – an annual forum that gives coffee house owners a way to connect, engage and grow with other coffee house entrepreneurs. Celebrations kicked off Friday, August 8 with a welcome happy hour … Read More

Creek Coffee House in Lillington, N.C. Celebrates Second Anniversary

Logo of Creek Coffee House Lillington, North Carolna

Congratulations to Creek Coffee House on their second anniversary as an independent coffee shop! Owner Chess Royal opened the shop at 75 Marshbanks Street in Lillington, N.C. in August 2012. Chess created the coffee house as a comfortable hangout for … Read More