Tag Archives: Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

CrimsonCup Ribbon 300x253 Is Owning a Coffee Shop Right for You?

If you’re dreaming of opening a coffee shop, the two questions you’re probably asking yourself are: How much does it cost to open a coffee shop? Do I need a coffee shop business plan? There’s no hard and fast answer … Read More

25th Anniversary Milestone 2: A New Mentor and Coffee Blend

Greg Ubert and Armando Escobar

In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the second in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. Less than a year after launching Crimson Cup, Greg encountered a mentor … Read More

25th Anniversary Milestone 1: Greg Ubert Falls in Love with Specialty Coffee

Greg Ubert Founder and President Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

In 2016, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea celebrates 25 years of coffee+community! This is the first in a series of blog posts about the milestones we’ve achieved along the way. In August 1991, The Fresh Prince was fresh. MS-DOS 5.0 was … Read More

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

Celebrating Columbus’ National Number Ones

Crimson Cup among Columbus Foundation's National Number Ones

Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert was among the business and nonprofit leaders honored recently by The Columbus Foundation for being named the best in the United States for their accomplishments over the past year. Individuals and organizations were … 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

Seeking New Coffees, Direct Trade Relationships in Indonesia

Crimson Cup Coffee Buyer Dave Eldridge examines Sumatran coffee

Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir recently returned from a sourcing trip to the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Their goal was to discover new coffees and find ways to support small farmers through our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. “We travel to … Read More