Coffee Roasters

We Took Home Five Medals at Golden Bean 2022

August 29, 2022 (Published: August 22, 2022)

With five gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2022 Golden Bean North America roasting competition, we’ve once again won a place among the continent’s top coffee roasters. As a result, Crimson Cup won second place in the Chain Store/Franchise Championship. “We’re proud that our coffee consistently ranks among the best in North America,” said […]

Party! 2022 Golden Bean Welcome Event

August 22, 2022 (Published: August 20, 2022)

We were thrilled to host The Golden Bean Welcome event at our Crimson Cup Innovation Lab! Over 75 coffee roasters from across North America came to celebrate at our SCA-certified Premier Training Campus. We served up fun, music, finger foods and libations to get the party started. The festivities kicked off the world’s largest coffee […]

Introducing Kinini AA Craft Coffee from Rwanda

May 17, 2022 (Published: April 26, 2022)

We are proud to introduce our latest craft coffee: Kinini AA from Rwanda. Grown at 1,800 to 2,200 meters above sea level in the Rolando District of Rwanda, this fully washed Bourbon coffee has tasting notes of blackberry, dragon fruit and marshmallow. ““Kinini” means, literally, ‘this big thing right here,’” said Sustainability Director Brandon Bir. […]

Drying Beds to Support Peruvian Gesha Coffee Harvest

July 24, 2022 (Published: April 2, 2022)

In 2021, coffee farmer Hector Portocarerro lost half his crop of rare Peruvian Gesha coffee to uneven drying and processing defects. This year, he is installing new drying beds with our support. “Hector’s cherry-dried Peruvian Gesha is one of my favorite coffees, and we would like to buy more of it,” said Sustainability Director Brandon […]

Introducing Our Exclusive Pink Bourbon EF2 Micro Lot

February 10, 2022 (Published: February 3, 2022)

For a limited time, we’re roasting an exclusive micro lot of Colombia Pink Bourbon EF2 coffee grown by Sebastian Gómez at Finca La Divisa and processed by Cofinet. Only 25 boxes of the limited coffee are available. Exposed to a dry anaerobic fermentation process, the fruit-dried, light-roast coffee shows tasting notes of spice, brown sugar […]

Award-winning Ethiopia Kossa Kebena Coffee is Back!

May 10, 2022 (Published: January 21, 2022)

Now roasting: a new crop of our multi-award-winning Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee! This exceptional craft coffee won 2020 and 2017 Good Food Awards and has taken home several medals at Golden Bean North America, the world’s biggest coffee roasting competition. Kossa Kebena exemplifies our Focus on Good “Pouring a cup of coffee is about more […]

Our Natural Gesha is a 2021 Good Food Award Finalist

February 23, 2021 (Published: February 23, 2021)

For those who haven’t heard, we’ve got exciting beans to spill. Our Natural Gesha craft coffee was named a finalist in the 2021 Good Food Awards! One of the top honors in the food industry, the Good Food Awards recognize the country’s best-tasting and most responsibly sourced coffees. “It was an incredible honor to once […]