What’s New at Crimson Cup

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

Fizzy All-Natural Circle City Kombucha on Tap at Crimson Cup Brew Bar

Circle City Kombucha at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses

You’re invited to try Circle City Kombucha, the latest drink innovation on tap at our Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio. This fermented tea drink contains naturally-occurring probiotics that support digestive health. “We’re excited to add this … 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

Ethiopian Kossa Kebena is a Good Food Award Finalist

Good Food Award Finalist Ethiopian Kossa Kebena

We’re thrilled to announce that our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee is a finalist in the 2019 Good Food Awards competition. This sustainably sourced coffee also took home a Good Food Award in 2017. We had the only Ohio entry among … Read More

Crimson Cup Welcomes Cup Runneth Over Coffeehouse in Sweetwater, Tennessee

Cup Runneth Over Coffeehouse Sweetwater Tennessee

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Cup Runneth Over Coffeehouse in Sweetwater, Tennessee, which has joined the group of independent coffee shops, cafés and bakeries Crimson Cup supports in 37 states. The shop at 111 N. Main St., Suite A, … Read More

Welcome to Hug In A Mug Coffee Company in Valdosta, Georgia

Logo of Hug in a Mug Coffee Company Valdosta Georgia

We’re excited to welcome Hug In A Mug Coffee Company in Valdosta, Georgia to the group of independent coffee shops, cafés and bakeries Crimson Cup supports in 37 states. The shop at 4165 Bemiss Road, Suite O, is one of … Read More

Learn How to Create a Coffee Shop Business Plan at September 19 Webinar 

How to write a business plan for a coffee shop

Crimson Cup will reveal secrets to creating a successful coffee shop business plan at a live webinar from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, September 19. Anyone who owns or is thinking about opening a coffee shop is invited … Read More