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  • Sharing the Wealth with Farmers and Communities in 2018

    Monday, March 11, 2019
    Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea thrived in 2018 by upholding our “Coffee + Community” business model. Our sales increased year over year as we: Won winning national awards for coffee quality. Boosted revenue for coffee farmers in our relationship chain Helped 19 new entrepreneurs to open independent coffee shops Gave […] Read More
  • How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

    Monday, January 28, 2019
    If you’re dreaming of opening a coffee shop, two questions you’re probably asking yourself are: “How much does it cost to open a coffee shop?” and, “Do I need a coffee shop business plan?” There’s no hard and fast answer on how much it costs to start a coffee shop.  […] Read More
  • Welcome to Crazy Llama Coffee in Webb City, Missouri

    Thursday, January 24, 2019
      We’re excited to welcome Randy and Stephanie Miller and their team as a new Crimson Cup customer! They recently opened their Crazy Llama Coffee shop in Webb City, Missouri with the help of our 7 Steps to Success coffee shop franchise alternative program. “We saw a big need and […] Read More
  • The Coffee Innovation College at NARSA Wins SCA Certification

    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    Crimson Cup is proud to sponsor The Coffee Innovation College at NARSA in La Merced! It recently became one of the first SCA Premier Training Campuses in Peru to be certified under the latest standards! “Our goal is to arm NARSA co-op members with the skills and tools they need […] Read More
  • 2019 Coffee Education Classes for Columbus Coffee Lovers

    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Happy New Year! We’re kicking off 2019 with a series of classes designed to teach central Ohio coffee lovers to appreciate the finer points of coffee. All classes take place at the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab. “Coffee education is a big part of our mission here at Crimson Cup,” said […] Read More
  • Extending Our Commitment to Coffee Farmers in Olopa, Guatemala

    Friday, January 4, 2019
    Crimson Cup has agreed to purchase two containers of coffee at a premium price from a small cooperative of farmers in Olopa, Guatemala. Negotiated through our Friend2Farmer direct trade program, the one-year contract is an extension of a three-year agreement signed in 2015 with the Asociacion de Productores de Café […] Read More
  • Introducing Project Coffee: Our New Line of Limited-Release Coffees

    Wednesday, December 19, 2018
    We’re excited to introduce Project Coffee, a new line of rare, limited-release coffees designed for the coffee connoisseur! The initial Project Coffee offering includes 100 gram bags of Colombian Café 1959 Mokka and Ethiopian Heirloom coffees packaged in a distinctive white ceramic container and priced at $28. “These are coffees […] Read More