Tag: coffee roasters

Crimson Cup Brings Home 6 Medals from Golden Bean North America

October 1, 2018 (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. […]

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

September 20, 2018 (Published: 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 in 2018 through our 7 […]

Crimson Cup Helps Iconic Columbus Beauty Brand Caffeinate New Concept Salon and Spa

August 29, 2018 (Published: 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 on the outward appearance, focusing […]

Welcome to Yampy’s Coffee Crepes and Cocktails in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

June 14, 2018 (Published: 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 and Jenner learned how to open […]

“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 […]

Crimson Cup Sponsors First-Ever Barista Competition in Bangladesh

April 2, 2018 (Published: 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 honors, while his colleague Debobrata […]

Celebrating a Successful 2017

April 25, 2019 (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 […]