Tag: coffee roaster

New Video: The Journey of Coffee from Cherry to Cup

December 21, 2023 (Published: June 6, 2021)

As Director of Sustainability for Crimson Cup, Brandon Bir is amazed by the number of people who work to produce each cup of coffee. A licensed Assistant Q Instructor, Brandon has collaborated with farmers and processors in Africa, Asia, Central America and South America. He travels as many as 100,000 miles each year to forge […]

Crimson Cup Brings Home 6 Medals from Golden Bean North America

December 21, 2023 (Published: September 28, 2018)

Crimson Cup brought home six medals from the fourth annual Golden Bean North America roasting competition. Competing in a field of over 900 entries from 500 roasters, our Wayfarer Blend, our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena, Tired Goat Blend, 1959 Colombia Mokka and Oxapampa Peru Gesha coffees brought home silver medals. Wayfarer Blend also won a bronze medal. […]

Our Annual Military Coffee Drive Will Run June 24 through June 30

June 19, 2018 (Published: 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 give back to the troops […]

“10 Cents of Change” Fundraising Drive to Provide Clean Water for Coffee-Growing Families in Siguatepeque, Honduras

June 4, 2018 (Published: May 31, 2018)

In June, we’re raising money to bring clean water to families in the remote coffee-growing region of Siguatepeque, Honduras. From June 1 through 30, customers at Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Columbus and Tallmadge, Ohio can donate 10 cents toward providing water filters, buckets and training to families who lack access to clean water. “Since we […]

Celebrating a Successful 2017

December 21, 2023 (Published: February 28, 2018)

We’re excited to report that Crimson Cup racked up another year of continuing growth in 2017. We opened two new retail locations, traveled over 45,000 miles to source coffee and tea at origin and won local and national acclaim, including a 2017 Good Food Award. We helped open 20 independently owned coffee houses through our […]

Innovation Lab Hosts Peruvian Coffee Farmers for Seminars on Brewing, Cupping and Roasting Coffee

December 21, 2017 (Published: December 8, 2017)

We were thrilled to host a group from Peru’s NARSA coffee co-op at our Columbus, Ohio Innovation Lab.  From December 4 through 6, they learned  how to brew, roast and cup coffee to American tastes under the direction of Q Grader Brandon Bir, director of sustainability and education, and other members of the Crimson Cup […]

Welcome to The Coffee Potter in Long Valley, New Jersey

April 28, 2023 (Published: September 15, 2017)

We’re excited to welcome The Coffee Potter and Owners Geralyn and David Hickey to the Crimson Cup family. The new coffee shop at 24 Schooleys Mountain Rd, held its grand opening in May. The Coffee Potter’s Mission is to, “Unite the Community and Connect its People,” David Hickey said. “Our town deserves good coffee, and […]