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  • Crimson Cup Wins Medals at Golden Bean North America Roasting Contest

    Thursday, September 21, 2017
    Great news! Crimson Cup won three medals at the third annual Golden Bean North America roasting competition sponsored by Pentair Everpure. Competing in a field of 863 entries from North American roasters, we won medals for our Wayfarer Blend and Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffees. The contest took place Sept. 13 through 16 […] Read More
  • Meet the Farmer with David Lopez of El Socorro, Honduras

    Friday, May 27, 2016
    We were excited to welcome Honduran Coffee Farmer David Lopez to our Crimson Cup Coffee Houses and the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab as part of our “Meet the Farmer” series. David also visited the Ohio State University and Upper Arlington’s Barrington Elementary School, where he accepted a donation of computers and […] Read More
  • Wayfarer Blend Brings Home Second-Place Prize at America's Best Espresso

    Monday, March 14, 2016
    We’re excited to announce that Crimson Cup’s Wayfarer Blend arose from a field of 24 outstanding coffees to a runner-up finish in the America’s Best Espresso Eastern Championship at Coffee Fest New York. After winning its first four rounds of competition, Wayfarer Blend was edged out by an entry from Red […] Read More
  • Coffee sourcing 2015 – 8,000 miles through Central America

    Friday, May 8, 2015
    Coffee buyer Dave Eldridge reports on this year’s coffee buying trip through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. I love harvest season in Central America! In the third week of February, I departed frigid Columbus, Ohio with Greg Ubert, founder and president of Crimson Cup, for Oaxaca, Mexico, and began our […] Read More
  • Closing Time: Columbus Crave Profiles Brandon Bir

    Friday, March 13, 2015
    Photo credit: Columbus Crave We all know Brandon Bir as Crimson Cup’s coffee and training specialist. He travels to places like Peru, Guatemala and Honduras to bring back new coffees and establish relationships for our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. As part of our coffee team, Brandon cups new coffees and […] Read More