Coffee

Learn How to Create a Coffee Shop Business Plan at September 19 Webinar 

How to write a business plan for a coffee shop

Crimson Cup will reveal secrets to creating a successful coffee shop business plan at a live webinar from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, September 19. Anyone who owns or is thinking about opening a coffee shop is invited … Read More

Crimson Cup, AVI Foodsystems and Kenyon College Teach Students about Sustainable Coffee Sourcing

Coffee Week at Kenyon College

Our higher education team recently partnered with AVI Foodsystems and Kenyon College to teach students about transparency in the coffee trade. Students in Associate Professor Jennifer Johnson’s Sociology of Food class traced the steps by which their morning cup of … Read More

Crimson Cup Helps Iconic Columbus Beauty Brand Caffeinate New Concept Salon and Spa

The Social Room at PENZONE Salon + Spa Dublin

In the 50 years since the opening of the first Charles Penzone salon, the name Penzone has been synonymous with beauty in Columbus, Ohio. In May, the brand launched a new concept, PENZONE Salon + Spa Dublin, with a new … Read More

Welcome to Hometown Coffee And Tea in Olney, Texas

Hometown Coffee And Tea Olney Texas

We’re excited to welcome Owners Jake and Holly Bailey and their team at Hometown Coffee And Tea to Crimson Cup! The shop at 117 East Main St. in Olney, Texas held its grand opening on June 26. It is one … Read More

“10 Cents of Change” Raises Over $1,000 to Provide Clean Water to Coffee-Growing Families in Honduras

Honduran child with water bucket

In June, Customers at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio donated $1,091.50 through our “10 Cents of Change” fundraising drive. The money will go to provide water filters, buckets and training to about 44 families who lack … Read More

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