Tag: Greg Ubert

Exploring an Organic Tea Estate in Bangladesh

May 7, 2018 (Published: April 16, 2018)

A buying team led by Founder and President Greg Ubert recently visited Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate Ltd. in Bangladesh to explore a sustainable new source of teas. Teas and herbs grown on the plantation hold Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance and USDA Organic certifications. “This lush organic estate grows teas and herbs of incredible quality,” […]

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 […]

Greg Ubert Wins 2018 Columbus Chamber Small Business Leader Award

February 15, 2018 (Published: February 12, 2018)

  The Columbus Chamber of Commerce has honored Founder and President Greg Ubert with its 2018 Small Business Leader Award.  The award was announced at the Chamber’s Feb. 8 annual meeting at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High Street. “I am beyond honored to receive this fantastic award,” Greg said. “I’ve been in business […]

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea Now Available in 36 States, Guam and Bangladesh

February 5, 2018 (Published: January 29, 2018)

Crimson Cup is expanding! In 2017, we opened two company-owned Crimson Cup Coffee Houses, 20 independently owned coffee houses through our 7 Steps to Success coffee shop franchise alternative program, and a third international coffee house in Dhaka, Bangladesh. As a result, customers can now buy Crimson Cup coffee in 36 states, Guam and Bangladesh. “We’re excited to […]

Greg Ubert Named Finalist for Small Business Leader Award

November 15, 2018 (Published: December 21, 2017)

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce has named Founder and President Greg Ubert a finalist in its Small Business Leader Award. For more than 30 years, the annual award has honored a small business owner or executive whose business exemplifies success through increased sales, number of employees and contributions to the community. The 2018 winner will be […]

Crimson Cup Honored with 2017 Torch Award for Ethics

November 2, 2017 (Published: November 1, 2017)

We’re excited to announce that Crimson Cup has received a 2017 Torch Award for Ethics from the Better Business Bureau® (BBB) Center for Character Ethics®.  Our company is one of five award recipients to be honored at a luncheon event held Tuesday, November 14 at The Ohio Union on the campus of The Ohio State University […]

Greg Wins Smart 50 & Innovation Awards

September 20, 2017 (Published: September 20, 2017)

Greg Ubert, our founder and president, has won a Smart 50 Award from Smart Business magazine.  The Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in central Ohio for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations. He also won the specialty Innovation Award. “I am beyond honored to receive this […]