Coffee+Community

Crimson Cup Innovation Lab Hosts Coffee ColLab 2022

September 4, 2022 (Published: September 2, 2022)

We were thrilled to bring Columbus coffee lovers and coffee pros together for the third Columbus Coffee ColLab at our Crimson Cup Innovation Lab. Columbus Coffee Festival presented the event, which was sponsored by Crimson Cup and our flagship CRIMSON coffeehouse. The educational and entertaining evening featured: Coffee education sessions, Samples of CRIMSON’s fall menu, […]

PENZONE Salon + Spa Gahanna/New Albany Wows Guests with Elevated Beverage Service

July 24, 2022 (Published: April 9, 2022)

When PENZONE Salons + Spas planned the rebirth of its iconic beauty brand in the new PENZONE Salon + Spa Gahanna/New Albany, it partnered with Crimson Cup to wow guests with unique coffee bar drinks. The central area of the new salon at 5751 N. Hamilton Road features a social room with a café and […]

Our Focus on Good Drives Growth in 2021

May 10, 2022 (Published: January 8, 2022)

“Pouring a cup of coffee is about more than just enjoying a delicious drink,” says Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert. “It’s about focusing on the good the coffee can create.” This Focus on Good led Crimson Cup to an outstanding 2021. In our 30th anniversary year, we grew by sourcing exceptional coffees, serving […]

Brandon Bir is a 2021 Columbus Monthly Tastemaker

January 4, 2022 (Published: December 24, 2021)

Kudos to Brandon Bir! Columbus Monthly magazine named our Director of Sustainability to its 2021 Tastemakers class of the capital city’s rising culinary stars. The Tastemakers feature in the magazine’s December 2021 issue highlighted the contributions of 10 rising culinary stars to the Columbus food scene. “I feel honored to be part of such an […]

Greg Ubert Talks Coffee + Community on Driving the CBUS Podcast

May 10, 2022 (Published: November 3, 2021)

Heartland Bank CEO Scott McComb and co-host Kailyn Buckley recently interviewed our Founder and President Greg Ubert for their Driving the CBUS podcast. The team talked about Greg’s 30-year history in specialty coffee, his passion for entrepreneurship and his love of Columbus. They also touched on Crimson Cup’s focus on good and our drive to […]

Brandon Bir Participates in Coffee Equity Panel

October 9, 2021 (Published: October 9, 2021)

On October 21, Director of Sustainability Brandon Bir will take part in a panel discussion presented by the Coffee Equity Lab at The Wond’ry, Vanderbilt University’s innovation center. The panel will discuss “Information and Education Access as a Consumer-Side Change Agent,” at 12 p.m. CDT. Register at this link for the free online series. Other panelists include […]

OSU Student Team Coached by Brandon Bir Wins Sustainability Award

July 22, 2021 (Published: July 22, 2021)

A team of four students sponsored by Crimson Cup recently won the Fischer Pathways in Supply Chain Sustainability Competition at The Ohio State University. Made possible by a generous gift from the Central Ohio chapter of the Institute for Supply Management, 19 students on 6 teams worked on sustainability projects with six sponsor companies. Each […]