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  • Improving Coffee Quality in Peru

    Saturday, June 30, 2018
    Since 2012,  our team of cuppers has worked with Peruvian coffee farmers, café owners and baristas to improve the quality of coffee they grow and prepare. Recently, Education and Sustainability Director Brandon Bir and Coffee Buyer Dave Eldridge led a team including executives from The Ohio State University to expand relationships […] Read More
  • Our Annual Military Coffee Drive Will Run June 24 through June 30

    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Our annual Military Coffee Drive is scheduled for June 24 through June 30. For every 12-ounce bag of coffee purchased at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio, we will send one bag of fresh-roasted coffee beans to active-duty U.S. Military personnel serving overseas. “We are honored to […] Read More
  • How to Calculate Coffee Shop Startup Costs

    Thursday, June 7, 2018
    In a recent “Start-up Strategies” column for CoffeeTalk magazine, Greg Ubert addressed one of the first questions potential business owners ask: “How much will it cost to open my coffee shop?” Greg Ubert, founder and president, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea He goes on to write, “Because every specialty coffee business […] Read More
  • Crimson Cup Sponsors First-Ever Barista Competition in Bangladesh

    Monday, March 26, 2018
    We were excited to sponsor the first-ever barista competition in Bangladesh, in partnership with Sanremo Coffee Machines and 3S. Vying for a grand prize of 50,000 Bangladeshi taka (about $600), 16 local baristas displayed their skills in espresso preparation and latte art. Shurov Islam of Trouville Café took home grand-prize […] Read More
  • Welcome to Rustic Joe’s Coffee House in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania  

    Monday, February 26, 2018
      A big Crimson Cup welcome to Rustic Joe’s Coffee House! The shop at 4983 National Pike in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania was one of 20 new independent coffee shops that opened in 2017 through our 7 Steps to Success coffee franchise alternative program. “We’re excited to welcome owners DaVonne and Matt […] Read More
  • Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea Now Available in 36 States, Guam and Bangladesh

    Monday, January 29, 2018
    Crimson Cup is expanding! In 2017, we opened two company-owned Crimson Cup Coffee Houses, 20 independently owned coffee houses through our 7 Steps to Success coffee shop franchise alternative program, and a third international coffee house in Dhaka, Bangladesh. As a result, customers can now buy Crimson Cup coffee in 36 states, Guam […] Read More
  • Innovation Lab Brews Up Coffee Education Classes for 2018

    Thursday, January 25, 2018
    Crimson Cup is kicking off 2018 with a series of classes designed to teach central Ohioans to appreciate the finer points of coffee. All classes take place at our SCA-certified Crimson Cup Innovation Lab, 700 Alum Creek, just south of Bexley. “Coffee education is a big part of our mission here […] Read More