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Welcome to Hometown Coffee And Tea in Olney, Texas

We’re excited to welcome Owners Jake and Holly Bailey and their team at Hometown Coffee And Tea to Crimson Cup! The shop at 117 East Main St. in Olney, Texas held its grand opening on June 26. It is one … Read More

“10 Cents of Change” Raises Over $1,000 to Provide Clean Water to Coffee-Growing Families in Honduras

Honduran child with water bucket

In June, Customers at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio donated $1,091.50 through our “10 Cents of Change” fundraising drive. The money will go to provide water filters, buckets and training to about 44 families who lack … Read More

Improving Coffee Quality in Peru

Brandon Bir cups coffee in Peru

Since 2012,  our team of cuppers has worked with Peruvian coffee farmers, café owners and baristas to improve the quality of coffee they grow and prepare. Recently, Education and Sustainability Director Brandon Bir and Coffee Buyer Dave Eldridge led a team … Read More

Our Annual Military Coffee Drive Will Run June 24 through June 30

Crimson Cup Military Coffee Drive

Our annual Military Coffee Drive is scheduled for June 24 through June 30. For every 12-ounce bag of coffee purchased at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio, we will send one bag of fresh-roasted coffee beans to … Read More

Welcome to Yampy’s Coffee Crepes and Cocktails in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Yampy's Coffee Crepes Cocktails Steamboat Springs Colorado

We’re excited to welcome Michaela and Jenner Kosmis and their team at Yampy’s Coffee Crepes and Cocktails to the Crimson Cup community! The shop at 910 Yampa in Steamboat Springs, Colorado was one of 20 new independent coffee shops that opened in 2017 … Read More

How to Calculate Coffee Shop Startup Costs

Greg Ubert, Founder and President, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

In a recent “Start-up Strategies” column for CoffeeTalk magazine, Greg Ubert addressed one of the first questions potential business owners ask: “How much will it cost to open my coffee shop?” He goes on to write, “Because every specialty coffee business … Read More

“10 Cents of Change” Fundraising Drive to Provide Clean Water for Coffee-Growing Families in Siguatepeque, Honduras

Honduran child with water bucket

In June, we’re raising money to bring clean water to families in the remote coffee-growing region of Siguatepeque, Honduras. From June 1 through 30, customers at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio can donate 10 cents toward providing … Read More