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  • Improving Coffee Quality in Peru

    Saturday, June 30, 2018  
    (Updated: July 18, 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
  • Peru Coffee Sourcing Trip 2016

    Friday, October 28, 2016  
    (Updated: November 10, 2016)
      Brandon Bir, our coffee sourcing and education manager, recently traveled into Peru’s Andes Mountains to expand relationships with coffee farmers, agronomists, and others dedicated to improving the quality of the country’s coffee. Brandon’s trip originated in Lima. While visiting the capital city, he shared samples of Crimson Cup’s Ethiopian Kossa Kebena […] Read More
  • Traveling to Expand Our Relationships with Peruvian Coffee Farmers

    Thursday, August 6, 2015
    In July, Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir, along with Customer Growth Specialist Taylor Harvey, traveled into Peru’s Andes mountains to meet with local coffee farmers. Their goal was to expand relationships with farmers who participate in our Friend2Farmer direct trade program and to discover new coffees. The trio […] Read More