Latest News

What's New at Crimson Cup?

Success Story: Sweeten Creek Coffee Wins Best Coffeehouse Award

April 5, 2023 (Published: April 1, 2023)

We’re excited to announce that Sweeten Creek Coffee has been named the best coffeehouse in Asheville, North Carolina! In the second annual Best of Asheville contest, Asheville Media Group awarded 472 Gold and Silver Medals in 238 categories. Sweeten Creek Coffee bested about 20 other shops to win the Gold Medal for Best Coffee House. […]

Coffee Shop Success Story: Walnut Street Coffee and Deli

March 8, 2023 (Published: February 11, 2023)

Oskaloosa, Kansas, has a new gathering place for locals to gather over terrific coffee and delicious eats! Walnut Street Coffee and Deli Company opened in January 2023 at 409 Walnut Street. Owned by Lynwood and Laramie “Bill” Yoder, the new coffee shop serves espresso drinks crafted by baristas trained in the art of specialty coffee. […]

Coffee Shop Success Story: Sandstone Coffee Shop in Amherst, Ohio

February 24, 2023 (Published: February 4, 2023)

The heart of downtown Amherst, Ohio, has a new hot spot for locals to get together over amazing coffee and delicious eats! Sandstone Coffee House at 254 Park Avenue invites guests to enjoy a cozy, home-like atmosphere, award-winning coffee and a growing menu of breakfast and lunch food options. Meet Owners Sean and Stephanie Miller […]

We Helped 22 New Coffee Shops Open in 11 States in 2022

February 15, 2023 (Published: January 28, 2023)

In 2022, Crimson Cup helped 22 entrepreneurs in 11 states achieve their dreams of opening new coffee shops. These entrepreneurs – most with little or no coffee experience – learned how to open a coffee shop through our 7 Steps to Success program. Hundreds of Existing Coffee Houses Thrive Through the 7 Steps to Success […]

Coffee Shop Success Story: Gateway Coffee Co. in Creve Coeur, MO

February 6, 2023 (Published: January 25, 2023)

On December 6, 2022, lines of excited coffee lovers stretched around Gateway Coffee Company at 12806 Olive Boulevard in Creve Coeur, Missouri, for the grand opening of the city’s newest independent coffee shop. To celebrate, Owner Greg Conrad offered medium espresso-based drinks, teas and smoothies for just $1. Festivities also included free giveaways and a […]

Coffee Shop Success Story: Spire Coffeehouse

March 27, 2023 (Published: January 20, 2023)

Something new is brewing in Toms River! Area resident Bob Opitz is thrilled to announce the opening of Spire Coffeehouse at 1922 Hooper Avenue. He developed the coastal-inspired coffee and tea shop through our 7 Steps to Coffee Startup Success program. A play on “inspire,” the shop’s name also alludes to the New Jersey Shore lighthouses and […]

Winter Seasonal Drinks Now Available

January 11, 2023 (Published: January 11, 2023)

Our delicious Winter Seasonal Drinks are here✨ Available now at all of our Ohio coffee house locations!🙌☕️