Tag Archives: Friend2Farmer

Honduras Siguatepeque Joins Our Friend2Farmer Line of Direct Trade Coffees

Honduras Siguatepeque direct trade coffee

We’re proud to introduce Honduras Siguatepeque, the latest addition to our Friend2Farmer line of direct trade coffees. This fully washed and patio sun-dried coffee is a mixture of Bourbon, Typica, Catuai, Pacas and Caturra varietals grown at altitudes of 4,700 to 5,200 feet under … Read More

Exploring New Coffees, Expanding Relationships in Honduras and Nicaragua

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea at origin

Our cuppers recently traveled to Honduras and Nicaragua to discover new coffees and develop relationships with coffee growers. They were accompanied by executives from The Ohio State University Office of Student Life, University Dining Services, as well as by a group … Read More

How to Choose the Best Wholesale Coffee Beans for Your Coffee Shop

Coffee beans

Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Congratulations! Owning an independent coffee house can be both personally and financially rewarding. One of the first questions many coffee shop owners ask is, “Where should I get my wholesale coffee beans?” Crimson Cup … Read More

Crimson Cup Coffee Now Available in Columbus Kroger Stores

We’re excited to announce that Kroger’s Columbus Division has partnered with Crimson Cup to bring select varieties of our locally-roasted coffee to 54 stores throughout the region. Six of our award-winning coffee can now be found among the natural and organic offerings … Read More

Making a Three-Year Commitment to Coffee Farmers in Olopa, Guatemala

Coffee farmers from Olopa, Guatemala cup coffee at the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab

We’re excited to announce the signing of a three-year purchase agreement with the Apolo cooperative of coffee farmers in Olopa, Guatemala! Negotiated through our Friend2Farmer direct trade program, the purchase agreement will provide stability and additional funds for the farmers … Read More

Ethiopian Kossa Kebena is a 2017 Good Food Awards Finalist!

2017 Good Food Awards Finalist

Our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena sure does like to compete! We are thrilled to announce that this coffee has been named a finalist in the 2017 Good Food Awards  competition. As Sprudge observed, Crimson Cup is the first and only Ohio roaster … Read More

Meet the Farmer Coffee Tasting: Peru La Merced Mundo Pache with Julio Arevalo Tello

Julio Arevalo Tello and Brandon Bir Crimson Cup Coffee House Columbus Ohio

We recently kicked off “Meet the Farmer,” a series of coffee tastings by smallholder coffee farmers and cooperative managers at our Columbus-area coffee houses. “We believe that introducing some of the people who grow and process our coffee will give Columbus … Read More