Tag: fair trade organic coffee

Seeking New Coffees, Direct Trade Relationships in Indonesia

January 7, 2016 (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 […]

New Co-Op Espresso Blend for Clintonville Community Market

May 7, 2014 (Published: May 7, 2014)

Sometimes our customers request a coffee that’s exclusively theirs. And that’s what we’ve created for Clintonville Community Market, a unique member-owned grocery store providing a full selection of organic, local and natural products. Made with fair trade organic coffee beans, the new Co-Op Espresso Blend is a medium roast of beans originating from South America […]

Crimson Cup Supplies New “Grounds for Hope” for Cancer Support Community Central Ohio

December 13, 2013 (Published: November 14, 2012)

Crimson Cup is proud to be the roasting partner for a new line of “Grounds for Hope” coffees benefiting Cancer Support Community Central Ohio, which serves all people affected by cancer, as well as caregivers, family and friends. Available exclusively at all Central Ohio Giant Eagle grocery stores, the coffees include three organic roasts plus […]

New Year, New Coffee Shop?

November 16, 2018 (Published: January 10, 2012)

Ever dream of opening your own coffee shop? The beginning of a new year offers a perfect opportunity to start planning! With the right support, you could be profiting from energizing espressos and luscious lattes before the year is through. Each week, we’ll explore different aspects of running an independent coffee shop. We’ll go over […]

Beyond Fair Trade

December 14, 2013 (Published: December 23, 2011)

Grower’s First Foundation Advisor Glenn Parrish asked “Is Fair Good Enough?” in a recent Stanford Social Innovation Review article that reviewed the success of Fair Trade in lifting indigenous farmers out of poverty. Crimson Cup started carrying Fair Trade organic coffees more than 10 years ago. We really liked the concept of improving the lives […]