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  • Kudos to Our Award-winning Independent Coffee Shop Customers

    Monday, May 13, 2019
    Cup Runneth Over Coffee House Wins 2019 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 […] Read More
  • Sharing the Wealth with Farmers and Communities in 2018

    Monday, March 11, 2019
    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 Helped 19 new entrepreneurs to open independent coffee shops Gave […] Read More
  • How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

    Monday, January 28, 2019
    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 on how much it costs to start a coffee shop.  […] Read More
  • Extending Our Commitment to Coffee Farmers in Olopa, Guatemala

    Friday, January 4, 2019
    Crimson Cup has agreed to purchase two containers of coffee at a premium price from a small cooperative of farmers in Olopa, Guatemala. Negotiated through our Friend2Farmer direct trade program, the one-year contract is an extension of a three-year agreement signed in 2015 with the Asociacion de Productores de Café […] Read More
  • Greg Ubert Named Finalist for CEO of the Year

    Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert has been named a finalist for CEO of the Year in Columbus CEO magazine’s eighth annual CEO of the Year Awards. Greg was recognized as a finalist for the best CEO of a small, for-profit enterprise. Awards were presented to winners and finalists […] Read More
  • The New Rules of Coffee Book Tour Visits Crimson Cup Innovation Lab

    Sunday, December 2, 2018
    We were excited to welcome Sprudge Founders Zachary Carlsen and Jordan Michelman to the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab on Sunday, December 2! They chatted about their first book, The New Rules of Coffee,  signed copies and sampled our award-winning coffees. The event also featured demonstrations of coffee brewing, tasting and […] Read More
  • Through 10 Cents of Change, We're Building a Home for a Honduran Coffee Worker

    Tuesday, November 27, 2018
    We’re excited to invite Ohio coffee lovers to join us in raising funds to build a house for a Honduran coffee worker and his family through our 10 Cents of Change campaign. “We’re asking coffee lovers to donate a dime toward the costs of building a home for Jesús Lazo […] Read More