Author: cherylclaypoole

We Took Home Five Medals at Golden Bean 2022

August 29, 2022 (Published: August 22, 2022)

With five gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2022 Golden Bean North America roasting competition, we’ve once again won a place among the continent’s top coffee roasters. As a result, Crimson Cup won second place in the Chain Store/Franchise Championship. “We’re proud that our coffee consistently ranks among the best in North America,” said […]

Party! 2022 Golden Bean Welcome Event

August 22, 2022 (Published: August 20, 2022)

We were thrilled to host The Golden Bean Welcome event at our Crimson Cup Innovation Lab! Over 75 coffee roasters from across North America came to celebrate at our SCA-certified Premier Training Campus. We served up fun, music, finger foods and libations to get the party started. The festivities kicked off the world’s largest coffee […]

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 […]

How Drive-Thrus and Ordering Apps Increase Coffee Shop Sales

August 31, 2022 (Published: July 22, 2022)

Building a new coffee shop? Want to increase sales at your existing coffee shop? Then consider adding a drive-thru or using a digital ordering app. The most efficient shops use both, said Scott Fullerton, a coffee shop startup expert from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea. “Drive-thrus and ordering apps can offer a big competitive advantage,” […]

Coffee Shop Success Story: Winston’s Coffee & Waffles Expands

January 11, 2023 (Published: July 14, 2022)

Winston’s Coffee & Waffles now has two locations in Columbus, Ohio! Adding to its popular food truck in Clintonville, Winston’s has opened a restaurant in the new East Market in the Old Towne East neighborhood. The new restaurant opened with support from our 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program. Entrepreneurs Achieve their Dream […]

Coffee Shop Success Story: Coffee Cravings Opens

January 11, 2023 (Published: July 7, 2022)

The Stevenson family of Yorktown, Indiana, runs on coffee. And now, they run Coffee Cravings, an independent coffee shop serving their local community. The new shop opened July 5, 2022, at 8919 West Adaline Street through our 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program. For years, coffee has kept the busy family on track. […]

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 […]