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Coffee tours help educate bean buyers and consumers

Published: June 9, 2013

Coffee Farmer David Lopez and Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea President Greg UbertFor Crimson Cup, travel to coffee-growing countries is an essential part of our mission. Two primary goals are to seek out the world’s best-tasting coffee and to forge direct trade relationships with the coffee farmers who grow it.

Turns out, trips to origin have become trendy! The Columbus Dispatch recently interviewed President Greg Ubert and some of the customers we’ve led on trips to coffee farms in exotic destinations such as Costa Rica and Honduras.

As travel writer Steve Stephens writes, “Oenophiles have long enjoyed visiting their favorite wine-growing regions.

“Now, coffee drinkers are getting into the act. Coffee tourism is growing, with java lovers traveling to coffee-growing regions to learn about the places where the bean of their favorite brew is grown.”

To learn more, read the full article.  If you’d like to talk about coming with us on a coffee tour, give us a call at 888-800-9224 or fill out this form.

Since 1991, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea has hand-roasted great-tasting specialty coffee in Columbus, Ohio. We’ve also taught more than 250 independent business owners how to open a coffee shop through our coffee shop franchise alternative program. 

Questions about opening a coffee shop? Or want to learn more about our wholesale coffee roasting programs for specialty grocers, colleges and universities and restaurants and food service operators? Give us a call at 888-800-9224 or fill out this form, and we’ll get right back to you!

Categories: Coffee, Coffee+Community, Running a Coffee Shop

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