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New Crop of Our Award-winning Natural Gesha Coffee from Oxapampa, Peru

August 5, 2022 (Published: August 1, 2022)

We’re excited to announce a new crop of our award-winning Natural Gesha coffee, which grows in the high jungle of Oxapampa, Peru. “One of our favorite coffees, this fruit-dried Natural Gesha is nothing short of amazing,” said Crimson Cup Sustainability Director Brandon Bir. “With notes of white grapes, lilac and guava, it’s no wonder this […]

Ignite the Bite with our New Piranha Bite Energy Drinks

June 28, 2022 (Published: June 29, 2022)

It’s time to Ignite the Bite with our new Piranha Bite energy drinks at Crimson Cup Coffee Shops in Clintonville and Tallmadge, Ohio! On Wednesday, June 29, customers can enjoy a delightful new Strawberry or Blue Raspberry Piranha Bite energy drink for just $1. Developed by the Crimson Cup Innovation Team, Piranha Bite energy drinks […]

Welcome to Cadence Coffee House & Creperie in Niles, Ohio

July 16, 2022 (Published: June 23, 2022)

We’re excited to welcome Cadence Coffee House & Creperie in Niles, Ohio! Now open at 31 North Main Street, the nonprofit breakfast and brunch restaurant entices guests with exceptional coffee, teas, crepes, sandwiches, salads and more in a relaxing atmosphere. Their purchases also fund programs provided by Cadence Care Network, a nonprofit organization providing behavioral […]

Barista Block Training is Back at the Innovation Lab!

June 22, 2022 (Published: June 11, 2022)

Our Barista Block Training is back! Offering two days of hands-on training for coffee shop owners, managers, and baristas, Barista Block covers general coffee knowledge, brew bar techniques, customer service, espresso and milk techniques.  Barista Block is offered monthly at our Crimson Cup Innovation Lab, an SCA Premier Training Campus in Columbus. “We are inviting […]

Introducing CRIMSON Espresso Blend

June 5, 2022 (Published: June 4, 2022)

Our new CRIMSON Espresso Blend combines two rare and exceptional coffees to produce a nuanced cup with tasting notes of lime, cocoa nibs and vanilla pudding. The blend marries cherry dried Natural Gesha coffee grown by Hector Portocarerro in Oxapampa, Peru, with fully washed Kinini AA craft coffee grown by members of the Kinini AA […]

Now Roasting: New Crop of Ethiopia Biftu Gudina Craft Coffee

June 8, 2022 (Published: May 21, 2022)

We’re proud to introduce a new crop of Ethiopia Biftu Gudina craft coffee from the Biftu Gudina Cooperative in Agaro! Biftu Gudina sits in a densely forested area of Western Ethiopia. Heirloom coffees, with some scattered native varieties, grow about 5,900 to 7,000 feet above sea level. “The microclimate in this area is really special, […]

Learn How to Open a Coffee Shop in Your State

July 25, 2022 (Published: May 11, 2022)

Looking for information on how to open a coffee shop? Get the inside scoop on how to start a thriving business in your state from our coffee shop startup experts. Through our 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program, Crimson Cup has helped set up over 300 independent coffee shops in 30 states. Now, […]