Tag Archives: coffee beans

Brandon Bir Named One of 10 Best Coffee Pros to Follow on Instagram

When Barista Magazine went looking for the best coffee professionals to follow on Instagram, Crimson Cup’s Education and Sustainability Director rose to the top. In “The 10 Best Coffee Pros to Follow on Instagram Right Now,” writer Erin Meister called … Read More

Exploring New Coffees, Expanding Relationships in Honduras and Nicaragua

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea at origin

Our cuppers recently traveled to Honduras and Nicaragua to discover new coffees and develop relationships with coffee growers. They were accompanied by executives from The Ohio State University Office of Student Life, University Dining Services, as well as by a group … Read More

How to Choose the Best Wholesale Coffee Beans for Your Coffee Shop

Coffee beans

Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Congratulations! Owning an independent coffee house can be both personally and financially rewarding. One of the first questions many coffee shop owners ask is, “Where should I get my wholesale coffee beans?” Crimson Cup … Read More

Our 2015 Service Learning Trip to El Socorro, Honduras with Ohio State Students

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea sponsored service learning trip for Ohio State students to Honduran village of El Socorro de lat Penitas

For the third year in a row, we were proud to sponsor a service learning trip to Honduras for students from the Ohio State University. We’ve been working with the remote mountain village of El Socorro de la Penitas since … Read More

Coffee sourcing 2015 – 8,000 miles through Central America

Coffee buyer Dave Eldridge reports on this year’s coffee buying trip through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. I love harvest season in Central America! In the third week of February, I departed frigid Columbus, Ohio with Greg Ubert, founder and … Read More

Make Dad’s Day with Hand-Pour Coffee

Hand-pour coffee from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Nothing says love on Father’s Day like a handmade gift. If Dad’s a java junkie, why not make his day with a handcrafted cup of delicious hand-pour coffee? With some inexpensive home-brewing equipment and a little practice, it’s easier than … Read More

New Co-Op Espresso Blend for Clintonville Community Market

Clintonville Community Market Clintonville Ohio

Sometimes our customers request a coffee that’s exclusively theirs. And that’s what we’ve created for Clintonville Community Market, a unique member-owned grocery store providing a full selection of organic, local and natural products. Made with fair trade organic coffee beans, … Read More