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Kudos to Our Award-winning Independent Coffee Shop Customers

Business of the Year Award

Wow! Three Crimson Cup customers recently won prestigious awards in their local communities: The Coffee Attic and Book Cellar in Iowa Falls, Iowa won Best Coffee Shop in Iowa honors in a story by Des Moines CBS Affiliate KCCI-TV.  Congratulations … Read More

Cheers to National Cold Brew Day!

Crimson Cup Nitro Cold Brew

Saturday, April 20 is National Cold Brew Day! Smooth, cold-brewed coffee has taken the coffee world by storm. Many people prefer cold-brewed coffee to iced coffee because it’s less acidic, less bitter and smoother. Here are a few of the … Read More

Partnering with Aramark to Perk Up Campus Coffee at Kent State University

In the summer of 2018, change was brewing for coffee lovers on the Kent State University campus in Kent, Ohio. A new partnership between Aramark and Crimson Cup brought fresh-brewed, sustainably roasted coffee and new frozen and blended drinks to … Read More

Welcome to Lincoln Perk Independent Coffee House in Lincoln Park, Michigan

Lincoln Perk coffee house in Lincoln Park, Michigan

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Lincoln Perk coffee house in Lincoln Park, Michigan! The shop at 3461 Fort Street is one of 16 new independent coffee shops that opened in 2018 through our 7 Steps to Success coffee shop … Read More

Sharing the Wealth with Farmers and Communities in 2018

Crimson Cup win 6 Golden Bean North America medals

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 … Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

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 … Read More

Welcome to Crazy Llama Coffee in Webb City, Missouri

Crazy Llama Coffee Webb City Missouri

  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 … Read More