Coffee

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop in 2024?

January 24, 2024 (Published: January 1, 2024)

If you’re thinking of opening a coffee shop, the first question you probably ask is, “How much does it cost to open a coffee shop?” The second is, “How can I calculate coffee shop startup costs for a business in my local community?” We’ve got answers! Our team of coffee shop startup consultants has taught […]

Introducing: Colombia Tropical Fresh Coffee!

April 21, 2023 (Published: December 14, 2022)

The story of this rare coffee begins in Huila, Colombia🇨🇴   Famed for the quality of its coffee farms, the department hosts mountain landscapes covered in tropical rainforest. Farmer Jose Giralda grows rare coffee with exceptional flavors at Cafe 1959. This exclusive micro lot consists of his hand-picked Pink Bourbon Coffee. We recommend brewing this […]

We Took Home Five Medals at Golden Bean 2022

October 30, 2023 (Published: August 22, 2022)

With five gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2022 Golden Bean North America roasting competition, we’ve once again won a place among the continent’s top coffee roasters. As a result, Crimson Cup won second place in the Chain Store/Franchise Championship. “We’re proud that our coffee consistently ranks among the best in North America,” said […]

New Crop of Our Award-winning Natural Gesha Coffee from Oxapampa, Peru

June 1, 2024 (Published: August 1, 2022)

We’re excited to announce a new crop of our award-winning Natural Gesha coffee, which grows in the high jungle of Oxapampa, Peru. “One of our favorite coffees, this fruit-dried Natural Gesha is nothing short of amazing,” said Crimson Cup Sustainability Director Brandon Bir. “With notes of white grapes, lilac and guava, it’s no wonder this […]

Introducing Kinini AA Craft Coffee from Rwanda

December 19, 2023 (Published: April 26, 2022)

We are proud to introduce our latest craft coffee: Kinini AA from Rwanda. Grown at 1,800 to 2,200 meters above sea level in the Rolando District of Rwanda, this fully washed Bourbon coffee has tasting notes of blackberry, dragon fruit and marshmallow. ““Kinini” means, literally, ‘this big thing right here,’” said Sustainability Director Brandon Bir. […]

Drying Beds to Support Peruvian Gesha Coffee Harvest

October 30, 2023 (Published: April 2, 2022)

In 2021, coffee farmer Hector Portocarerro lost half his crop of rare Peruvian Gesha coffee to uneven drying and processing defects. This year, he is installing new drying beds with our support. “Hector’s cherry-dried Peruvian Gesha is one of my favorite coffees, and we would like to buy more of it,” said Sustainability Director Brandon […]

Introducing Our Exclusive Pink Bourbon EF2 Micro Lot

February 10, 2022 (Published: February 3, 2022)

For a limited time, we’re roasting an exclusive micro lot of Colombia Pink Bourbon EF2 coffee grown by Sebastian Gómez at Finca La Divisa and processed by Cofinet. Only 25 boxes of the limited coffee are available. Exposed to a dry anaerobic fermentation process, the fruit-dried, light-roast coffee shows tasting notes of spice, brown sugar […]