Tag: organic coffee

Award-winning Ethiopia Kossa Kebena Coffee is Back!

May 10, 2022 (Published: January 21, 2022)

Now roasting: a new crop of our multi-award-winning Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee! This exceptional craft coffee won 2020 and 2017 Good Food Awards and has taken home several medals at Golden Bean North America, the world’s biggest coffee roasting competition. Kossa Kebena exemplifies our Focus on Good “Pouring a cup of coffee is about more […]

Ethiopian Kossa Kebena Wins Coveted Good Food Award

January 26, 2017 (Published: January 24, 2017)

We’re excited to announce that our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee took home a a 2017 Good Food Award, becoming the first Ohio coffee winner in the award’s history. Founder and President Greg Ubert and Coffee Sourcing and Training Director Brandon Bir attended the January 17 awards ceremony in San Francisco. “We are extremely proud of becoming […]

Ethiopian Kossa Kebena is a 2017 Good Food Awards Finalist!

November 17, 2016 (Published: November 17, 2016)

Our Ethiopian Kossa Kebena sure does like to compete! We are thrilled to announce that this coffee has been named a finalist in the 2017 Good Food Awards  competition. As Sprudge observed, Crimson Cup is the first and only Ohio roaster in the coffee category. “We’re excited to be recognized once again among the country’s top […]

Seeking New Coffees, Direct Trade Relationships in Indonesia

January 7, 2016 (Published: December 30, 2015)

Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir recently returned from a sourcing trip to the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Their goal was to discover new coffees and find ways to support small farmers through our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. “We travel to meet coffee growers and processors to make sure that the coffee we buy is sourced […]

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 […]

Roasting Awesome Coffee

May 10, 2022 (Published: May 10, 2013)

Without roasting, coffee would never have achieved its place among the world’s favorite beverages. Green coffee beans produce a bitter, acidic drink that most people find undrinkable. Roasting helps transform green coffee beans into the beverage we all love. Under controlled heat and time, the beans expand and change in color, taste, aroma and density. […]

Crimson Cup Supplies New “Grounds for Hope” for Cancer Support Community Central Ohio

December 13, 2013 (Published: November 14, 2012)

Crimson Cup is proud to be the roasting partner for a new line of “Grounds for Hope” coffees benefiting Cancer Support Community Central Ohio, which serves all people affected by cancer, as well as caregivers, family and friends. Available exclusively at all Central Ohio Giant Eagle grocery stores, the coffees include three organic roasts plus […]