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Crimson Cup Brings Home 6 Medals from Golden Bean North America

October 1, 2018 (Published: September 28, 2018)

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 Oxapampa Peru Gesha coffees brought home silver medals. Wayfarer Blend also won a bronze medal. […]

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 […]

Seeking Out New Coffees, Farmer Relationships in Ethiopia and Kenya  

March 29, 2017 (Published: March 16, 2017)

Brandon Bir, our coffee sourcing and education director, recently traveled to Ethiopia and Kenya to discover new coffees and expand relationships with coffee farmers and co-op managers. “The legendary home of the first coffee trees, Ethiopia is the source of some of our favorite coffees, said Founder and President Greg Ubert. “We’re committed to expanding […]

We’re International! Welcome to Columbus Coffee Shop in Dhaka, Bangladesh

November 6, 2022 (Published: June 24, 2015)

We’re excited to open our first international coffee shop outside the U.S. and its territories! Columbus Coffee Shop opened May 22 in the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Partners Mohaimin Mostafa, Rehanur Rahman, Mirza Abdul Khaled and Tarek Rafi Bhuiyan have created an inviting space for Dhaka residents to enjoy handcrafted espressos, café mochas, lattes and […]

Earth Fare Grocery Stories Now Carry Crimson Cup Organic Coffee Beans

June 17, 2015 (Published: June 17, 2015)

We’re excited to welcome Earth Fare natural and organic grocery stores to the Crimson Cup community! Ohio coffee lovers can now buy our handcrafted coffees through four Earth Fare organic and natural grocery stores in the Akron, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton metropolitan areas. “Earth Fare is proud to carry local and artisanal products on our […]

Closing Time: Columbus Crave Profiles Brandon Bir

March 13, 2015 (Published: March 13, 2015)

We all know Brandon Bir as Crimson Cup’s coffee and training specialist. He travels to places like Peru, Guatemala and Honduras to bring back new coffees and establish relationships for our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. As part of our coffee team, Brandon cups new coffees and helps to create new ways of enjoying coffee – […]

$142,000 in Coffee House Loyalty Rewards Announced

February 28, 2019 (Published: March 4, 2015)

We have awarded more than $142,000 in education and training credits to our coffee house customers in the second year of our Crimson Cup Rewards loyalty program. Participants received up to $5,000 in credits, based on 2014 sales. Crimson Cup Rewards are designed to help coffee house owners grow their businesses. We’re proud to invest […]