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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
  • Welcome to Hug In A Mug Coffee Company in Valdosta, Georgia

    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    We’re excited to welcome Hug In A Mug Coffee Company in Valdosta, Georgia to the group of independent coffee shops, cafés and bakeries Crimson Cup supports in 37 states. The shop at 4165 Bemiss Road, Suite O, is one of at least 18 new independent coffee shops scheduled to open […] Read More
  • Crimson Cup Helps Iconic Columbus Beauty Brand Caffeinate New Concept Salon and Spa

    Friday, August 24, 2018
    In the 50 years since the opening of the first Charles Penzone salon, the name Penzone has been synonymous with beauty in Columbus, Ohio. In May, the brand launched a new concept, PENZONE Salon + Spa Dublin, with a new mantra: beauty from the outside in. “Traditional salons focus solely […] Read More
  • Welcome to Yampy's Coffee Crepes and Cocktails in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    Thursday, June 14, 2018
    We’re excited to welcome Michaela and Jenner Kosmis and their team at Yampy’s Coffee Crepes and Cocktails to the Crimson Cup community! The shop at 910 Yampa in Steamboat Springs, Colorado was one of 20 new independent coffee shops that opened in 2017 through our 7 Steps to Success coffee franchise alternative program. Michaela […] 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
  • Crimson Cup Sponsors First-Ever Barista Competition in Bangladesh

    Monday, 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 […] 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