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  • Welcome to Second Chances Coffee & Pastry Bar!

    Monday, May 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
    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
  • Crimson Cup Wins Associate of the Year Award from the Ohio Grocers Association

    Sunday, April 7, 2019
    We’re excited to announce that the Ohio Grocers Association has presented its prestigious Associate of the Year Award to Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea! “We are both honored and humbled to receive this award,” said Jeremy Moore, who leads Crimson Cup’s Specialty Retail team. “It is our pleasure to work […] Read More
  • Helping Independent Coffee Shops Thrive with Hands-on Barista & Manager Training

    Friday, March 29, 2019
    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 our Crimson Cup Innovation Lab in Columbus – the only […] Read More
  • Fizzy All-Natural Circle City Kombucha on Tap at Crimson Cup Brew Bar

    Saturday, March 16, 2019
    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 fizzy all-natural beverage to our cold drink brew bar,” said […] Read More
  • How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

    Monday, January 28, 2019
    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 on how much it costs to start a coffee shop.  […] Read More
  • Ethiopian Kossa Kebena is a Good Food Award Finalist

    Sunday, November 11, 2018
    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 25 finalists in the coffee category. “Crimson Cup is excited […] Read More