Tag: independent coffee house

Success Story: Sweeten Creek Coffee Wins Best Coffeehouse Award

April 5, 2023 (Published: April 1, 2023)

We’re excited to announce that Sweeten Creek Coffee has been named the best coffeehouse in Asheville, North Carolina! In the second annual Best of Asheville contest, Asheville Media Group awarded 472 Gold and Silver Medals in 238 categories. Sweeten Creek Coffee bested about 20 other shops to win the Gold Medal for Best Coffee House. […]

Coffee Shop Success Story: Sandstone Coffee Shop in Amherst, Ohio

February 24, 2023 (Published: February 4, 2023)

The heart of downtown Amherst, Ohio, has a new hot spot for locals to get together over amazing coffee and delicious eats! Sandstone Coffee House at 254 Park Avenue invites guests to enjoy a cozy, home-like atmosphere, award-winning coffee and a growing menu of breakfast and lunch food options. Meet Owners Sean and Stephanie Miller […]

Coffee Shop Success Story: Spire Coffeehouse

March 27, 2023 (Published: January 20, 2023)

Something new is brewing in Toms River! Area resident Bob Opitz is thrilled to announce the opening of Spire Coffeehouse at 1922 Hooper Avenue. He developed the coastal-inspired coffee and tea shop through our 7 Steps to Coffee Startup Success program. A play on “inspire,” the shop’s name also alludes to the New Jersey Shore lighthouses and […]

Sweet Aroma Coffeehouse & Bakery Brings Our Award-winning Specialty Coffee to Colchester, CT

May 10, 2022 (Published: May 13, 2021)

At Sweet Aroma Coffeehouse & Bakery, Owners Kim and Mark Sementa are bringing friends and neighbors in Colchester, Connecticut, together with terrific espresso-based coffee drinks and fantastic homemade baked goods. “Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the need for a family-friendly gathering place for our community,” Kim said. “We wanted to share our love […]

Kahvi Coffee House + Cafe Opens in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

December 14, 2022 (Published: October 29, 2020)

The owners of Kahvi Coffee House + Cafe at 3830 Talmadge Road in Eau Claire have infused their new urban casual coffee shop with Scandinavian mindfulness, community and fika. Kahvi Means Coffee “Kahvi is Finnish for coffee,” said Co-owner and Manager April Becker. “It’s easy to be mindful while drinking a smooth cup of coffee!” […]

Kudos to Our Award-winning Coffee Shop Customers

November 6, 2022 (Published: May 13, 2019)

Wow! Three Crimson Cup customers have become award-winning coffee shops: The Coffee Attic and Book Cellar in Iowa Falls, Iowa won Best Coffee Shop in Iowa honors. Congratulations to Owners Kat and Pat Bissell! Cup Runneth Over Coffee House in Sweetwater, Tennessee was named 2019 Business of the Year (1-50 employees) by the Monroe County […]

12 Coffee Houses in 8 States Joined the Crimson Cup Community in 2014

March 20, 2024 (Published: January 9, 2015)

2014 was a great year for independent coffee houses! We were excited to see steady growth in the number of entrepreneurs interested in learning how to open their own independent coffee business. We welcomed 12 new coffee houses in 8 states to our growing community of independent coffee shops, cafés and bakeries.  All of the […]