Sharing the Wealth with Farmers and Communities in 2018

Crimson Cup win 6 Golden Bean North America medals

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 … Read More

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

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 … Read More

Welcome to Crazy Llama Coffee in Webb City, Missouri

Crazy Llama Coffee Webb City Missouri

  We’re excited to welcome Randy and Stephanie Miller and their team as a new Crimson Cup customer! They recently opened their Crazy Llama Coffee shop in Webb City, Missouri with the help of our 7 Steps to Success coffee … Read More

The Coffee Innovation College at NARSA Wins SCA Certification

Crimson Cup is proud to sponsor The Coffee Innovation College at NARSA in La Merced! It recently became one of the first SCA Premier Training Campuses in Peru to be certified under the latest standards! “Our goal is to arm … Read More

2019 Coffee Education Classes for Columbus Coffee Lovers

Coffee education at Crimson Cup Innovation Lab Columbus Ohio

Happy New Year! We’re kicking off 2019 with a series of classes designed to teach central Ohio coffee lovers to appreciate the finer points of coffee. All classes take place at the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab. “Coffee education is a … Read More

Extending Our Commitment to Coffee Farmers in Olopa, Guatemala

Olopa Co-op members visit Crimson Cup Innovation Lab

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 … Read More

Introducing Project Coffee: Our New Line of Limited-Release Coffees

Project Coffee Limited Release Coffee from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

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 … Read More