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  • Crimson Cup Brings Home 6 Medals from Golden Bean North America

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

    Thursday, 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 […] Read More
  • Celebrating a Successful 2017

    Wednesday, 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 […] Read More
  • Innovation Lab Hosts Peruvian Coffee Farmers for Seminars on Brewing, Cupping and Roasting Coffee

    Friday, 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 […] Read More
  • Welcome to The Coffee Potter in Long Valley, New Jersey

    Friday, 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 […] Read More