Phil’s Food Reviews

4/25/2018 – “Clearly one of the best energy bars I’ve tasted. Peanuts are the first ingredient followed by oats and quinoa and a ton of other great ingredients. Don’t let the “salted caramel” fool you. This is not a sweet bar, it is a delightful savory bar. As the label says – all killer, no… Read more »

Top 10 trends at the 2018 San Francisco Fancy Food Show

By: JESSICA YADEGARAN Imagine 220,000 square feet devoted to specialty food items, and you get to sample them all. That was our challenge this weekend at the annual Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, where more than 1,400 gourmet food purveyors from around the world brought their cheeses, oils, chocolates, sauces, crackers, ice creams,… Read more »

DIRIGO STORIES: Maine-born energy bar brand expands

  BRUNSWICK (WGME) — A young entrepreneur is marking a big milestone. He turned a backpack business into a coast-to-coast operation. Redd, an energy bar created by Alden Blease, of Bowdoinham, is now being sold in 1,000 stores across the country. “Here we are definitely a scrappy group,” Blease said. “We find ways to innovate… Read more »

25 Men’s Fitness-approved snacks for fitness freaks and health fanatics

Well, we are truly honored. Chocolate Redd was just featured in Men’s Fitness as the best tasting protein bar Senior Editor, Nina Combs has ever had. Check it out!   Our favorite savory, sweet, and salty go-tos to satisfy pre- and post-workout hunger, office munchies, and serious cravings. by Brittany Smith February 24, 2017 8.00pm  … Read more »

Alden Blease Featured on Eating Wisely Podcast

We love talking about clean food and healthy food development. Our founder, Alden Blease, is obsessed with finding the healthiest, most nutrient dense foods in the world. In a recent interview with Leland Stillman on the podcast Eating Wisely Alden discusses what goes into making a vegan and gluten-free energy bar that ups the ante for a… Read more »

Featured in Organic Spa Magazine: A Better Snack

We are so excited to be featured by Organic Spa Magazine as a part of their Better Snack Drawer rundown. Alongside other organic, gluten-free and vegan snacks, writer Myron Mariano was looking for easy to carry snacks that “Make resisting the temptation of the office vending machine a lot easier with these wholesome, organic snacks.”… Read more »