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  • Bringing Back the 90s with Our 30th Anniversary Brew Bar Menu

    May 6, 2021
    To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re bringing back the 90s in a big way! In May, our Crimson Cup Coffee Houses are featuring a limited edition 1991 Blend Coffee and four retro coffee drinks. “Combining our coffee experience with pop culture favorites from our first decade, our new menu is […] Read More
  • Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary with a New 1991 Blend, Coffee Shop Specials and Giveaways

    May 6, 2021  
    (Published: Saturday, May 1, 2021)
    In May 1991, The Fresh Prince was fresh, R.E.M.’s “Shiny, Happy People” ruled the airwaves, the Internet went commercial, and Greg Ubert roasted his first coffee beans. For May 2021, our Founder and President kicked off 30thth anniversary celebrations by introducing a new, limited-edition coffee: 1991 Blend. He also teased […] Read More
  • 7 Questions to Ask a Coffee Business Consultant

    April 15, 2021
    Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert and his team are coffee business consultants for hundreds of successful independent coffee shop owners. Whether you’re starting your coffee shop or trying to grow an established coffee business, you’re smart to explore ways for your cafe to reach its full potential. A […] Read More
  • Bradley’s Gourmet Coffees and More in Whitley City, Kentucky Celebrates 7 Years of Success

    March 30, 2021
    For seven years, Bradley’s Gourmet Coffees and More has brought members of the local Whitley City, Kentucky community together for terrific coffee, conversation and sweet treats. “Our motto from the beginning has been, ‘Building our community, one cup at a time,’” said Owner Nina Bradley. “Our customers have learned – […] Read More
  • The Coffee Potter in Long Valley, New Jersey Celebrates Fourth Anniversary with New Coffee Subscription Benefiting Local Charities

    March 30, 2021  
    (Published: Friday, March 26, 2021)
    For the past four years, The Coffee Potter has served as a sanctuary for people in Long Valley, New Jersey to enjoy terrific coffee, food and the company of their neighbors. That was the goal of Owners Geralyn and David Hickey when they opened their new coffee house on March […] Read More
  • Top 5 Reasons to Open an Independent Coffee Shop in 2021

    March 25, 2021
    Dreaming of opening an independent coffee shop? This could be the year to make your dream come true! The 2020 global pandemic created many obstacles for small business owners. Yet, against all odds, Crimson Cup helped 19 new independent coffee shops in eight states open their doors in 2020.   […] Read More
  • Congratulations to our 2020 Class of Independent Coffee Shops

    March 8, 2021
    “After looking at various partners and online schools, I chose Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea. They have award-winning coffee and a proven system for success.” – Tammy Salmons, Owner of Adam’s Flying Pig Coffee House (Pictured with husband Ryan and son Adam.) Is there anything more exciting than starting a […] Read More
  • Angie’s Sugar Buzz Bakery in Sandwich, Illinois Adds Our Award-winning Specialty Coffee

    March 3, 2021
    At Angie’s Sugar Buzz Bakery, owner Angie Davis aims to serve the best donuts, cakes, muffins, cookies and other baked goods in Sandwich, Illinois. And now, the best coffee. “I always wanted to do a coffee shop like Central Perk from Friends that would bring our local community together over […] Read More
  • Our Natural Gesha is a 2021 Good Food Award Finalist

    March 3, 2021  
    (Published: Tuesday, February 23, 2021)
    For those who haven’t heard, we’ve got exciting beans to spill. Our Natural Gesha craft coffee was named a finalist in the 2021 Good Food Awards! One of the top honors in the food industry, the Good Food Awards recognize the country’s best-tasting and most responsibly sourced coffees. “It was […] Read More
  • Award-winning Crimson Cup Coffee Now Available 24/7 on Amazon

    March 1, 2021  
    (Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2021)
    Our award-winning specialty coffee is now available on Amazon for order 24/7 – with free shipping for home or office delivery. Founder and President Greg Ubert said a strong demand for home coffee delivery presented an opportunity to amplify the impact of our farmer relationships. “We believe coffee connects us […] Read More
  • Crimson Named One of 20 New Central U.S. Coffee Shops for 2021 by Roast Daily Coffee News

    January 14, 2021
    Just months after its October launch, Crimson is earning kudos from coffee insiders! The staff of Roast Daily Coffee News named our new flagship coffeehouse at Easton Town Center among 20 New U.S. Coffee Shops for 2021 in the Central U.S. Crimson was the only Ohio coffeehouse to make the […] Read More
  • Is Owning a Coffee Shop Right for You?

    May 6, 2021  
    (Published: Wednesday, February 8, 2012)
    Thinking of opening a coffee shop? If you love coffee and get energized by making others feel energized, owning a coffee shop might be the right business for you. You can serve the best-tasting specialty drinks in town and create the community gathering place that everyone talks about. Best of […] Read More
  • Choosing the Right Coffee Shop Location

    April 15, 2021  
    (Published: Tuesday, December 27, 2011)
    What’s the most crucial decision you’ll make when opening a coffee shop? Choosing the right location. Over the past 30 years, the Crimson Cup team has helped hundreds of people achieve their dream of owning a coffee shop. We’ve seen numerous coffee shops open up in a variety of settings […] Read More
  • Choosing Equipment for Opening a Coffee Shop

    April 15, 2021  
    (Published: Wednesday, May 21, 2014)
    Opening a coffee shop business can be a fun and exciting venture. Assuming that you have already taken care of the preliminary steps, including finding a great location and lining up funding, the next major step is purchasing coffee shop equipment. Coffee-shop equipment offers the highest return on any investment […] Read More
  • How to Choose the Best Wholesale Coffee Beans for Your Coffee Shop

    April 8, 2021  
    (Published: Thursday, May 11, 2017)
    Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Congratulations! Owning an independent coffee shop 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 Coffee & Tea has been supplying the highest-quality wholesale coffee […] Read More