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  • Crimson Cup Named #1 Small Franchise/Chain Coffee Roaster at the World’s Largest Roasting Competition

    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    We took home top honors in the Small Franchise/Chain category at the 2019 Golden Bean North America roasting competition. Wayfarer Blend, Ethiopian Kossa Kebena and Natural Gesha Oxapampa Peru coffees won eight medals. The Golden Bean is the world’s largest coffee roasting competition, drawing over 1,300 entries. The 2019 competition […] Read More
  • Our New New Crimson Retail Flagship Coffee Shop to Open at Easton Town Center

    Friday, August 30, 2019
    When our new Crimson flagship coffee shop opens at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio later this year, guests will be immersed in the world of exceptional coffee and tea. Founder and President Greg Ubert said the approachable new space will connect guests both to the perfect cup of coffee […] Read More
  • Helping Ugandan Coffee Farmers Contend with the Volatile Global Coffee Market

    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Grace, who owns a small coffee farm in Northwestern Uganda, has a five-year plan to help her family contend with the volatile global coffee market. Her goals:  grow more vegetables, raise more chickens and somehow clear enough to send her children to school each day. Here’s how we’re helping her. […] Read More
  • Crimson Cup Innovation Lab to Host the Second Annual Coffee ColLab Event

    Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    Calling all central Ohio coffee lovers! Check out the Second Annual Coffee ColLab, proudly hosted by Crimson Cup, The Columbus Coffee Festival and Columbus Underground. Coffee ColLab takes place Saturday, August 31, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab, 700 Alum Creek Drive just south […] Read More
  • Welcome to Kairos Coffee in Wilmington, Ohio

    Thursday, August 22, 2019
    We’re excited to welcome Kairos Coffee to the group of independent coffee shops, cafés and bakeries Crimson Cup supports in 37 states! Owners Robyn and Larry Morris and Managers Ciera Hayes and Nick Daulton held the grand opening for Kairos Coffee in June.  The shop at 1593 Rombach Avenue in […] Read More
  • How Much Does it Cost to Add Specialty Coffee to Your Bakery?

    Wednesday, July 31, 2019
    Want a way to nearly double the profits of your bakery? Turn it into a bakery café by adding specialty coffee drinks to the menu! According to industry statistics, at least 60 percent of Americans are coffee drinkers. Tickle their taste buds – and boost your bottom line – with […] Read More
  • Our Three New Peruvian Craft Coffees

    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    We’re proud to introduce our newest Peruvian craft coffees! Our coffee buyers discovered Oxampampa Gesha, NARSA Natural Bourbon and San Ramon Natural Limani through our long-term partnership with NARSA, a coffee co-op headquartered in Peru’s Junin region. Sourced through our Friend2Farmer Direct Trade Program “Crimson Cup has been trading directly […] Read More