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  • Campus Coffee Shops Get Back to School with Crimson Cup Training

    Friday, October 18, 2019  
    (Updated: November 5, 2019)
    Each year, campus dining managers across the country prepare to serve over 76 million incoming college students as well as faculty and staff. To-do lists range from planning menus and ordering supplies to training often-inexperienced student employees. This year, campus coffee shops at eight Ohio colleges and universities received a […] Read More
  • How Much Does It Cost to Start a Coffee Food Truck?

    Monday, June 17, 2019  
    (Updated: August 22, 2019)
    Food trucks are all the rage. Every day, Americans across the country line up for a quick and tasty meal of fresh, hot local cuisine. These mobile restaurants are one of the fastest-growing segments in the restaurant trade. Today, more than 4,000 trucks employ over 14,000 workers serving hundreds of […] Read More
  • Welcome to Second Chances Coffee & Pastry Bar!

    Monday, May 20, 2019  
    (Updated: June 20, 2019)
    A big Crimson Cup welcome to Second Chances Coffee & Pastry Bar! The shop at 2312 N Broadway in Poteau, Oklahoma held its grand opening March 5. “We’re pleased to welcome Owner Terri Wallace and her team to the Crimson Cup community,” said Founder and President Greg Ubert. “It’s a […] Read More
  • Taking Independent Coffee House Owners and Baristas on a Seed-to-Cup Journey in Honduras

    Friday, May 17, 2019  
    (Updated: June 20, 2019)
    Crimson Cup recently flew owners and staff from five independently owned coffee houses to the Siguatepeque region of Honduras. There, they followed coffee’s journey from seed to cup while learning about the roles of the coffee farmers, workers and processors who prepare coffee served in their shops. “Our goal was […] Read More
  • Kudos to Our Award-winning Independent Coffee Shop Customers

    Monday, May 13, 2019  
    (Updated: June 17, 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
  • Cheers to National Cold Brew Day!

    Friday, April 19, 2019
    Saturday, April 20 is National Cold Brew Day! Smooth, cold-brewed coffee has taken the coffee world by storm. Many people prefer cold-brewed coffee to iced coffee because it’s less acidic, less bitter and smoother. Here are a few of the ways we’re sipping in celebration. Crimson Cup Canned Cold Brew. […] Read More
  • Partnering with Aramark to Perk Up Campus Coffee at Kent State University

    Thursday, April 11, 2019  
    (Updated: May 1, 2019)
    In the summer of 2018, change was brewing for coffee lovers on the Kent State University campus in Kent, Ohio. A new partnership between Aramark and Crimson Cup brought fresh-brewed, sustainably roasted coffee and new frozen and blended drinks to campus dining. Aramark became Kent State’s preferred dining partner in […] Read More