Innovation Lab

Our Smooth New Canned Cold Brew Coffee

Crimson Cup Canned Cold Brew

Ohio caffeine addicts, rejoice: Crimson Cup just introduced a smooth new ready-to-drink coffee! Our Canned Cold Brew features direct trade Guatemala Antigua coffee inspired by a legendary ghost dog. This naturally sweet and chocolatey cold brew is the favorite drink … Read More

Helping Independent Coffee Shops Thrive with Hands-on Barista & Manager Training

Hands On Barista and Manager training

Crimson Cup got even more hands on with training in 2018! Our specialty coffee consultants worked with more than 100 baristas and managers to hone their drink preparation and management skills. Training took place at local coffee shops and at … Read More

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

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

The New Rules of Coffee Book Tour Visits Crimson Cup Innovation Lab

The New Rules of Coffee

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. … Read More

Crimson Cup Helps Iconic Columbus Beauty Brand Caffeinate New Concept Salon and Spa

The Social Room at PENZONE Salon + Spa Dublin

In the 50 years since the opening of the first Charles Penzone salon, the name Penzone has been synonymous with beauty in Columbus, Ohio. In May, the brand launched a new concept, PENZONE Salon + Spa Dublin, with a new … Read More

Welcome to Hometown Coffee And Tea in Olney, Texas

Hometown Coffee And Tea Olney Texas

We’re excited to welcome Owners Jake and Holly Bailey and their team at Hometown Coffee And Tea to Crimson Cup! The shop at 117 East Main St. in Olney, Texas held its grand opening on June 26. It is one … Read More