Tag Archives: Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Business Plan Basics: Determining Your Breakeven Point

Greg Ubert, founder and president, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Dreaming about opening a coffee shop? Then it’s in your best interest to master business fundamentals such as writing a business plan and calculating your breakeven point. As Greg observes in a recent issue of CoffeeTalk magazine: “Most coffee shop … Read More

Help Us Improve Education in a Honduran Coffee Farming Village

In the remote coffee-growing community of El Socorro, Honduras, fewer than 5 percent of children attend school beyond fifth grade. Together, we can change that. For the past three years, Crimson Cup has been working to improve coffee quality and … Read More

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

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

Fall in Love with Our New Pumpkin Drinks

Autumn has arrived! At Crimson Cup, we’re celebrating this season of bright days but cold nights with three seasonal Pumpkin Lattes: Pumpkin Spice enhances the rich flavors of espresso and pumpkin with notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and other spices. White … Read More

More College Students Waking Up to Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

This fall, even more students are kick-starting their studies with our handcrafted coffee and espresso drinks! The Columbus College of Art and Design, Ohio State University Mansfield Campus, and Oberlin College are the newest campuses to offer Crimson Cup beverages. At … Read More