By October 20, 2015 Read Article
Crimson Cup and Propeller Coffee Awarded

Crimson Cup, Propeller Named Roasters of the Year

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea and Propeller Coffee Co. were awarded Roaster of the Year honors by Roast magazine, an industry publication for coffee roasters.

According to Roast, Roaster of the Year awards “recognize companies that roast coffees of superior quality, exemplify a dedication to sustainability, promote employee and community education, and demonstrate a strong commitment to the coffee industry, among other criteria. The magazine awards top honors in two categories: Micro Roaster of the Year, for companies roasting fewer than 100,000 pounds of coffee each year; and Macro Roaster of the Year, for companies roasting more than 100,000 pounds annually.”

Crimson Cup was named Macro Roaster of the Year.  The roaster, based in Columbus, Ohio, was recognized for its focus on education, work cultivating relationships with coffee growers around the world, its substantial commitment to supporting local charities, and the development of a number of innovative cold-brew products.

Propeller Coffee, based in Toronto, Canada, was name Micro Roaster of the Year. Propeller was recognized for its “commitment to sustainability — from the company’s energy-efficient downtown roastery and complete reliance on renewable energy to its innovative transportation solutions and high-efficiency natural-gas-powered roaster.”

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About the Author:

Ron Walters, co-founder of Coffee Review, manages business operations, including, marketing, and social media. He conceived of and helped pioneer the development of 100-point reviews in the specialty coffee industry. For the past twenty years, he has been engaged in strategy, marketing, and management of specialty food and beverage businesses.

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