Tag: coffee

How to Calculate Coffee Shop Start-up Costs

January 28, 2021 (Published: June 7, 2018)

In a “Start-up Strategies” column for CoffeeTalk magazine, Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert addressed one of the first questions potential business owners ask: “How much will it cost to open my coffee shop?” As he writes, “Because every specialty coffee business is different, there is no simple answer. Your costs will depend on […]

Crimson Cup Sponsors First-Ever Barista Competition in Bangladesh

April 2, 2018 (Published: 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 honors, while his colleague Debobrata […]

Welcome to Rustic Joe’s Coffee House in Markleysburg, Pennsylvania  

March 1, 2018 (Published: 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 Leber and their team to […]

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea Now Available in 36 States, Guam and Bangladesh

February 5, 2018 (Published: 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 and Bangladesh. “We’re excited to […]

Innovation Lab Brews Up Coffee Education Classes for 2018

February 5, 2018 (Published: 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 at Crimson Cup,” said Founder […]

Greg Ubert Named Finalist for Small Business Leader Award

November 15, 2018 (Published: December 21, 2017)

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce has named Founder and President Greg Ubert a finalist in its Small Business Leader Award. For more than 30 years, the annual award has honored a small business owner or executive whose business exemplifies success through increased sales, number of employees and contributions to the community. The 2018 winner will be […]

Sourcing, Roasting and Serving Awesome Coffee in Columbus since 1991

April 2, 2018 (Published: December 14, 2017)

Looking for amazing coffee in Columbus, Ohio? You’ve come to the right place! Our coffee buyers travel more than 25,000 miles each year to bring incredible coffee to your cup. We’ve brought awesome coffee to Columbus since 1991, when Founder and President Greg Ubert set up shop in a one-room office with a tiny, gas-fired […]