Learn How to Start a Coffee Shop in Indiana from the Coffee Shop Startup Experts at Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Want to learn how to open a coffee shop in Indiana? Get insights on starting a thriving coffee shop in The Hoosier State from the experts at Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea. To date, Crimson Cup has supported the opening of four independent coffee shops in Indiana.

“Indiana is a land of opportunity for many types of small businesses, and coffee shops are no exception,” said Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert. “In fact, Indiana ranks 38th among the states in the number of coffee shops per capita, with fewer than one coffee shop for every 7,111 Indiana residents. That leaves a lot of residents without a local coffee shop.”

Combining the lack of coffee shops with the fact that Indiana is ranked 5th best for the ease of doing business in the USA, it’s a great place to open a coffee shop. “As a coffee roaster and coffee business consultant, Crimson Cup believes our company only succeeds when our customers do,” Ubert said. “As a result, we support coffee shop owners at every step, from concept through opening day and beyond.”

Rachel and Richard Targett opened Loose Goose Coffee Company on the south side of Terre Haute in 2021 to build a business around community, coffee and their love of dogs. Having worked as a barista and retail manager, Rachel Targett wanted to open her own shop to gain control over quality and customer service. Even with her barista experience, she knew she needed support to open her own shop. “I came across Crimson Cup when I was researching products and coffee consultants,” she recalled. “I needed coffee experts to lead me through the process, and I was impressed that Crimson Cup bases its success on my success. Plus, their products are awesome!

7 Steps Sales Leader Scott Fullerton, the first contact for all new coffee shop owners, said “If you’ve ever dreamed about opening a coffee house, I’d love to help you get started.”

About Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Founded in 1991, award-winning coffee roaster Crimson Cup is at the forefront of the coffee industry. Crimson Cup travels the world searching for the perfect cup – driven by meaningful local relationships, honesty, and a shared vision for the future.

Through its 7 Steps to Success coffee shop startup program, the company teaches entrepreneurs how to open a coffee shop. By developing a coffee shop business plan, entrepreneurs gain insight into coffee shop startup costs.

Crimson Cup coffee is available in over 350 independent coffee houses, grocers, college and universities, restaurants and food service operations across 30 states, Guam, and Bangladesh. The company also owns several Crimson Cup Coffee Shops and a new CRIMSON retail flagship store.

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