Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea recently led owners and staff from three independent coffee houses to the Siguatepeque region of Honduras. While following coffee’s journey from seed to cup, they forged meaningful connections with coffee farmers, workers and processors.
“American consumers who pay $4 or more for a coffeehouse espresso or latte seldom know that the farmer received only a few pennies for the coffee in their cup,” he added.
Today, Crimson Cup is a nationally ranked roaster known for small-batch, sustainably sourced coffee. It won 2017 and 2020 Good Food Awards, the 2019 Golden Bean Small Franchise/Chain Championship and the 2016 Macro Roaster of the Year award in 2016.
Ethiopian Kossa Kebena coffee from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea has won a 2020 Good Food Award. The Columbus roaster was the only Ohio coffee winner.