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Crimson Cup Takes Local Roasting to the Masses

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What began over twenty years ago as a bootstrapped startup business has grown into a regional powerhouse known as Crimson Cup Coffee. This roaster has managed to scale upward while staying true to their roots and true to their community. Coffee beans are still hand-roasted and quality sourcing still remains at the forefront of every […]

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Crimson Cup Still Growing Strong After 18 Years

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The Crimson Cup store in the Clintonville/Beechwold area has only been open for about a year and a half, but this local company’s roots are actually spread out all across the country and their story goes back nearly 20 years in Columbus. We recently sat down with Anna Harper-Hess of Crimson Cup to learn more […]

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"Barista for a Day" Contest at Crimson Cup Coffee

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barista4aday.com wrote “Barista for a Day” CrimsonCup Coffee & Tea is offering local central Ohio coffee lovers the chance to be a Barista for a Day with Armando Escobar, CrimsonCup’s CEO (Chief Espresso Officer). What is a Barista? A barista is a professional who is highly skilled in coffee preparation, with a comprehensive understanding of […]


Indie coffee shops aim for trade’s great white whale

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Business First wrote Indie coffee shops aim for trade’s great white whale by Dan Eaton Friday, February 8, 2008Starbucks Corp. finally may have discovered a competitor able to throw a wrench into the ubiquitous company’s growth machine – itself. “Talking with employees, we all thought Starbucks seemed to get away from what they do well,” […]


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