What’s New at Crimson Cup

Coffee Chaos in Midland, Michigan Celebrates 18 Years of Success

September 16, 2022 (Published: September 14, 2022)

Coffee entrepreneurs Kim and Denise Krantz recently celebrated 18 successful years as owners of Coffee Chaos, a specialty coffee shop in Midland, Michigan. The couple said our 7 Steps to Success program has been essential to the ongoing success of their coffee shop. Partnering for Long-term Success “From the start, Crimson Cup has been my […]

Crimson Cup Innovation Lab Hosts Coffee ColLab 2022

September 4, 2022 (Published: September 2, 2022)

We were thrilled to bring Columbus coffee lovers and coffee pros together for the third Columbus Coffee ColLab at our Crimson Cup Innovation Lab. Columbus Coffee Festival presented the event, which was sponsored by Crimson Cup and our flagship CRIMSON coffeehouse. The educational and entertaining evening featured: Coffee education sessions, Samples of CRIMSON’s fall menu, […]

The Rex Café Opens in Pensacola, Florida

August 29, 2022 (Published: August 27, 2022)

A big Crimson Cup welcome to The Rex Café! From sip to soul, this quaint new coffee shop is nourishing the heart of downtown Pensacola. Inspired by old Hollywood movies and the cafes of Europe, The Rex Café provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere for sipping classic espresso beverages inside a restored Pensacola theater. The […]

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 […]

New Crop of Our Award-winning Natural Gesha Coffee from Oxapampa, Peru

August 5, 2022 (Published: August 1, 2022)

We’re excited to announce a new crop of our award-winning Natural Gesha coffee, which grows in the high jungle of Oxapampa, Peru. “One of our favorite coffees, this fruit-dried Natural Gesha is nothing short of amazing,” said Crimson Cup Sustainability Director Brandon Bir. “With notes of white grapes, lilac and guava, it’s no wonder this […]

How Drive-Thrus and Ordering Apps Increase Coffee Shop Sales

August 31, 2022 (Published: July 22, 2022)

Building a new coffee shop? Want to increase sales at your existing coffee shop? Then consider adding a drive-thru or using a digital ordering app. The most efficient shops use both, said Scott Fullerton, a coffee shop startup expert from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea. “Drive-thrus and ordering apps can offer a big competitive advantage,” […]

Winston’s Coffee & Waffles Expands to Second Columbus Location

August 31, 2022 (Published: July 14, 2022)

Winston’s Coffee & Waffles now has two locations in Columbus, Ohio! Adding to its popular food truck in Clintonville, Winston’s has opened a restaurant in the new East Market in the Old Towne East neighborhood. The new restaurant opened with support from our 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program. Entrepreneurs Achieve their Dream […]