Coffee Roasters

Welcome to The Office Coffee & Wine Bar in Southport, North Carolina

The Office Wine and Coffee Bar Southport North Carolina

We’re excited to welcome The Office Coffee & Wine Bar to the group of independent coffee shops, cafés and bakeries Crimson Cup supports in 29 states. The shop at 3280 George II Hwy in Southport, North Carolina held its grand … Read More

Crimson Cup Honored with 2017 Torch Award for Ethics

Crimson Cup wins 2017 BBB Torch Award

We’re excited to announce that Crimson Cup has received a 2017 Torch Award for Ethics from the Better Business Bureau® (BBB) Center for Character Ethics®.  Our company is one of five award recipients to be honored at a luncheon event held … Read More

Brandon Bir Named One of 10 Best Coffee Pros to Follow on Instagram

When Barista Magazine went looking for the best coffee professionals to follow on Instagram, Crimson Cup’s Education and Sustainability Director rose to the top. In “The 10 Best Coffee Pros to Follow on Instagram Right Now,” writer Erin Meister called … Read More

Promoting Quality with Peruvian Coffee Farmers and Roasters

Brandon Bir examines honey process coffee in Peru

Brandon Bir is buzzed about Peruvian coffee. On his annual coffee buying trip to Peru’s jungle highlands, our Coffee Sourcing and Education Director found farmers, roasters and baristas eager to up their coffee game. “Since Cup of Excellence came to Peru, … Read More

Ethiopia Burka Gudina and Zambia Mafinga Join Craft Coffee Line

We’re excited to add Ethiopia Burka Gudina and Zambia Mafinga to our premium line of craft coffees! “These Ethiopian and Zambian coffees are among the best current-crop coffees we’ve tasted,” said Founder and President Greg Ubert. Ethiopian Burka Gudina grows … Read More

Crimson Cup Wins Medals at Golden Bean North America Roasting Contest

Crimson Cup wins Golden Bean North America medals

Great news! Crimson Cup won three medals at the third annual Golden Bean North America roasting competition sponsored by Pentair Everpure. Competing in a field of 863 entries from North American roasters, we won medals for our Wayfarer Blend and Ethiopian Kossa … Read More

Greg Wins Smart 50 & Innovation Awards

Greg Ubert of Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea wins Smart 50 Award

Greg Ubert, our founder and president, has won a Smart 50 Award from Smart Business magazine.  The Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in central Ohio for their ability to effectively build and lead … Read More