Tag: Columbus Ohio coffee roasters

Seeking New Coffees, Direct Trade Relationships in Indonesia

December 21, 2023 (Published: December 30, 2015)

Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir recently returned from a sourcing trip to the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Their goal was to discover new coffees and find ways to support small farmers through our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. “We travel to meet coffee growers and processors to make sure that the coffee we buy is sourced […]

Traveling to Expand Our Relationships with Peruvian Coffee Farmers

December 21, 2023 (Published: August 6, 2015)

In July, Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir, along with Customer Growth Specialist Taylor Harvey, traveled into Peru’s Andes mountains to meet with local coffee farmers. Their goal was to expand relationships with farmers who participate in our Friend2Farmer direct trade program and to discover new coffees. The trio began their trip on Finca Santa […]

New Cpl. Ray’s Coffee in Odessa, Texas Joins Crimson Cup Community

April 28, 2023 (Published: July 13, 2015)

Kudos to Jerry and Lonna Bevel and their daughter Keisha Arnold on the opening of the second Cpl. Ray’s Coffee! Their new shop at 311 Faudree Road in Odessa joins the original Cpl. Ray’s Coffee in Andrews, Texas, which Jerry and Lonna founded in 2007 in dedication to their son, Cpl. Ray Bevel, after he […]