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  • Sharing the Wealth with Farmers and Communities in 2018

    Monday, March 11, 2019  
    (Updated: April 4, 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
  • Extending Our Commitment to Coffee Farmers in Olopa, Guatemala

    Friday, January 4, 2019  
    (Updated: February 1, 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
  • Introducing Project Coffee: Our New Line of Limited-Release Coffees

    Wednesday, December 19, 2018  
    (Updated: February 1, 2019)
    We’re excited to introduce Project Coffee, a new line of rare, limited-release coffees designed for the coffee connoisseur! The initial Project Coffee offering includes 100 gram bags of Colombian Café 1959 Mokka and Ethiopian Heirloom coffees packaged in a distinctive white ceramic container and priced at $28. “These are coffees […] Read More
  • Greg Ubert Named Finalist for CEO of the Year

    Wednesday, December 12, 2018  
    (Updated: January 7, 2019)
    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  
    (Updated: December 3, 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  
    (Updated: December 2, 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
  • Ethiopian Kossa Kebena is a Good Food Award Finalist

    Sunday, November 11, 2018  
    (Updated: December 2, 2018)
    We’re thrilled to announce that our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee is a finalist in the 2019 Good Food Awards competition. This sustainably sourced coffee also took home a Good Food Award in 2017. We had the only Ohio entry among 25 finalists in the coffee category. “Crimson Cup is excited […] Read More