Tag: independent coffee houses

Success Story: Moose Junction Coffee and Espresso in Helena, Montana

May 16, 2023 (Published: June 23, 2016)

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Moose Junction Coffee and Espresso! A joint venture by longtime friends Alex and Mary Lemieux and Shawn and Lisa Peterson, the coffee house celebrated its grand opening June 7 at 7534 Roughsawn Drive, Suite A-1 in Helena, Montana. The Lemieux and Peterson families have known one another since their […]

Why We Believe in Independent Coffee Shops

May 10, 2022 (Published: November 1, 2012)

We’re often asked why Crimson Cup supports independent coffee shops instead of licensing a string of coffee franchises. After all, we offer everything a franchise does – and more – but without charging franchise fees or royalties. We’d be more profitable, some say, as a franchise. The answer is simple: we love helping independent coffee […]