Tag: tea

Exploring an Organic Tea Estate in Bangladesh

May 7, 2018 (Published: April 16, 2018)

A buying team led by Founder and President Greg Ubert recently visited Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate Ltd. in Bangladesh to explore a sustainable new source of teas. Teas and herbs grown on the plantation hold Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance and USDA Organic certifications. “This lush organic estate grows teas and herbs of incredible quality,” […]

Brandon Earns Specialty Tea Institute Certification

May 1, 2015 (Published: April 30, 2015)

We’re proud to announce that Coffee and Training Specialist Brandon Bir has earned Level 1 and Level 2 certification from the Specialty Tea Institute. The STI certification program is designed to increase understanding of tea varieties, brewing methods, and the botany of the tea plant, camellia sinensis. It also develops skills in tea preparation, blending, […]

Finish Your Thanksgiving Feast with Awesome Coffee

September 26, 2023 (Published: November 26, 2014)

This year, resolve to serve coffee that’s every bit as good as your perfectly roasted turkey and pampered pumpkin pie. It’s easy. Just follow our Secrets to Brewing Awesome Coffee and choose coffees that complement your menu.  For savory dishes such as turkey, stuffing and gravy, give Armando’s Blend a try. In between, we’re serving […]

Easy Mother’s Day Tea

December 26, 2022 (Published: May 9, 2014)

It’s been 100 years since Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother’s Day a national celebration. Here are some ideas for hosting a Mother’s Day tea to make Mom feel special. Set the Scene. Mother’s Day is a perfect opportunity to show off lace tablecloths, tiered serving trays, silver teaspoons and delicate china teacups. To complement the tea, […]

Our New Loose-Leaf Tea Sachets

August 7, 2013 (Published: August 7, 2013)

Looking for a better way to brew a cup of tea? Check out our loose-leaf tea sachets, available at independent coffee houses and restaurants serving Crimson Cup beverages. Packaged in an attractive countertop display showcasing eight tea varieties, the sachets combine the distinctive taste of our premium loose-leaf teas with the convenience of a tea […]

Crimson Cup Introduces Matcha Madness Green Tea

March 19, 2023 (Published: March 25, 2013)

Now, Crimson Cup customers can enjoy Matcha green tea, the oldest and finest variety of green tea from Japan. The mother of all Japanese green tea, Matcha has been used as a meditational drink by Zen Buddhist monks for more than 800 years. To increase chlorophyll content, Matcha tea leaves are grown slowly in shaded […]

22 Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds and Tea Bags

November 29, 2022 (Published: March 13, 2013)

The Crimson Cup team has tried most of the common uses for used coffee grounds, such as composting them into new soil. But even we were surprised by some of the creative ideas in this article from Mother Nature Network: 20 ways to reuse coffee grounds, tea leaves. Some of our favorites included: Sadden the […]