Coffee

Improving Coffee Quality in Peru

Brandon Bir cups coffee in Peru

Since 2012,  our team of cuppers has worked with Peruvian coffee farmers, café owners and baristas to improve the quality of coffee they grow and prepare. Recently, Education and Sustainability Director Brandon Bir and Coffee Buyer Dave Eldridge led a team … Read More

Our Annual Military Coffee Drive Will Run June 24 through June 30

Crimson Cup Military Coffee Drive

Our annual Military Coffee Drive is scheduled for June 24 through June 30. For every 12-ounce bag of coffee purchased at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio, we will send one bag of fresh-roasted coffee beans to … Read More

Welcome to Yampy’s Coffee Crepes and Cocktails in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Yampy's Coffee Crepes Cocktails Steamboat Springs Colorado

We’re excited to welcome Michaela and Jenner Kosmis and their team at Yampy’s Coffee Crepes and Cocktails to the Crimson Cup community! The shop at 910 Yampa in Steamboat Springs, Colorado was one of 20 new independent coffee shops that opened in 2017 … Read More

How to Calculate Coffee Shop Startup Costs

Greg Ubert, Founder and President, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

In a recent “Start-up Strategies” column for CoffeeTalk magazine, Greg Ubert addressed one of the first questions potential business owners ask: “How much will it cost to open my coffee shop?” He goes on to write, “Because every specialty coffee business … Read More

“10 Cents of Change” Fundraising Drive to Provide Clean Water for Coffee-Growing Families in Siguatepeque, Honduras

Honduran child with water bucket

In June, we’re raising money to bring clean water to families in the remote coffee-growing region of Siguatepeque, Honduras. From June 1 through 30, customers at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio can donate 10 cents toward providing … Read More

Greg Ubert Named 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

Founder and President Greg Ubert has been named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the East Central region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 32nd year, recognizes entrepreneurs who excel in areas such … Read More

Melissa Rogner Receives Inspired Leader Award

Melissa Rogner of Crimson Cup Coffee and Tea with Ohio Avenue Elementary School students

Columbus nonprofit See Kids Dream awarded its 2018 Inspired Leader Award to Melissa Rogner, our Vice President of Marketing. She received the award May 3 at the annual Inspire Us gala at Villa Milano. “See Kids Dream is an incredible organization committed … Read More