Tag: Innovation Lab

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

August 30, 2018 (Published: August 30, 2018)

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 java ended up at campus coffee shops. The project culminated April 9 through 11 in […]

Crimson Cup Helps Iconic Columbus Beauty Brand Caffeinate New Concept Salon and Spa

August 29, 2018 (Published: August 24, 2018)

In the 50 years since the opening of the first Charles Penzone salon, the name Penzone has been synonymous with beauty in Columbus, Ohio. In May, the brand launched a new concept, PENZONE Salon + Spa Dublin, with a new mantra: beauty from the outside in. “Traditional salons focus solely on the outward appearance, focusing […]

Innovation Lab Hosts Peruvian Coffee Farmers for Seminars on Brewing, Cupping and Roasting Coffee

December 21, 2017 (Published: December 8, 2017)

We were thrilled to host a group from Peru’s NARSA coffee co-op at our Columbus, Ohio Innovation Lab.  From December 4 through 6, they learned  how to brew, roast and cup coffee to American tastes under the direction of Q Grader Brandon Bir, director of sustainability and education, and other members of the Crimson Cup […]

All About Coffee: Our Coffee 701 Course

April 26, 2017 (Published: April 20, 2017)

Love coffee? Want to learn more about this tasty and energizing beverage? Then enroll in our Coffee 701 course! Coffee 701 offers an introduction to the history, cultivation and trade of the world’s number-one cash crop, beginning with the legend of an Arab goat-herd and his dancing goats. We’ll share stories gleaned from more than 25,000 miles of travel […]