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Traveling to Expand Our Relationships with Peruvian Coffee Farmers

Crimson Cup coffee buyer on Finca Santa Rosa in Peru

In July, Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir, along with Customer Growth Specialist Taylor Harvey, traveled into Peru’s Andes mountains to meet with local coffee farmers. Their goal was to expand relationships with farmers who participate in our Friend2Farmer … Read More

Roast Master Dave Rochus Earns SCAA Roaster’s Guild Certificate

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Congratulations to Roast Master Dave Rochus, who has earned a Level 1 certificate from the Specialty Coffee Association of America Roaster’s Guild. The Roaster Level 1 Certificate program develops knowledge and skills required in professional coffee roasting facilities. In addition … Read More

Our 2015 Service Learning Trip to El Socorro, Honduras with Ohio State Students

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea sponsored service learning trip for Ohio State students to Honduran village of El Socorro de lat Penitas

For the third year in a row, we were proud to sponsor a service learning trip to Honduras for students from the Ohio State University. We’ve been working with the remote mountain village of El Socorro de la Penitas since … Read More

Coffee sourcing 2015 – 8,000 miles through Central America

Coffee buyer Dave Eldridge reports on this year’s coffee buying trip through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. I love harvest season in Central America! In the third week of February, I departed frigid Columbus, Ohio with Greg Ubert, founder and … Read More

Closing Time: Columbus Crave Profiles Brandon Bir

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We all know Brandon Bir as Crimson Cup’s coffee and training specialist. He travels to places like Peru, Guatemala and Honduras to bring back new coffees and establish relationships for our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. As part of our coffee … Read More

Meet our Cuppers: Nate Bell

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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

Introducing Our New Coffee Roasting & Distribution Facility!

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea roasting and distribution headquarters Columbus Ohio

We’re excited to announce the opening of our new $1.1 million roasting facility and distribution center at 1925 Alum Creek Drive in Columbus. This expansion was made possible by the growth of our customers and partners, including the 12 new … Read More