Tag Archives: Friend2Farmer

Crimson Cup Brings Home 6 Medals from Golden Bean North America

Crimson Cup 2018 Golden Bean North America Medals

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 … Read More

Crimson Cup, AVI Foodsystems and Kenyon College Teach Students about Sustainable Coffee Sourcing

Coffee Week at Kenyon College

Our higher education team recently partnered with AVI Foodsystems and Kenyon College to teach students about transparency in the coffee trade. Students in Associate Professor Jennifer Johnson’s Sociology of Food class traced the steps by which their morning cup of … Read More

Celebrating a Successful 2017

Good Food Awards Winner Seal 2017

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 … Read More

Honduras Siguatepeque Joins Our Friend2Farmer Line of Direct Trade Coffees

Honduras Siguatepeque direct trade coffee

We’re proud to introduce Honduras Siguatepeque, the latest addition to our Friend2Farmer line of direct trade coffees. This fully washed and patio sun-dried coffee is a mixture of Bourbon, Typica, Catuai, Pacas and Caturra varietals grown at altitudes of 4,700 to 5,200 feet under … Read More

Exploring New Coffees, Expanding Relationships in Honduras and Nicaragua

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea at origin

Our cuppers recently traveled to Honduras and Nicaragua to discover new coffees and develop relationships with coffee growers. They were accompanied by executives from The Ohio State University Office of Student Life, University Dining Services, as well as by a group … Read More

How to Choose the Best Wholesale Coffee Beans for Your Coffee Shop

Coffee beans

Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Congratulations! Owning an independent coffee shop can be both personally and financially rewarding. One of the first questions many coffee shop owners ask is, “Where should I get my wholesale coffee beans?” Crimson Cup … Read More

Crimson Cup Coffee Now Available in Columbus Kroger Stores

We’re excited to announce that Kroger’s Columbus Division has partnered with Crimson Cup to bring select varieties of our locally-roasted coffee to 54 stores throughout the region. Six of our award-winning coffee can now be found among the natural and organic offerings … Read More