Spring has sprung at Redd HQ

it’s a new season, friends! Yesterday marked the first day of Spring for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, and while it may not feel warm yet in Maine, there’s a lot to look forward to. Why is it that 45 degrees in March feels so much better than 45 degrees in October? Maybe… Read more »

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Reddhead Spotlight: Alyssa Vassallo

a woman on the move Alyssa Vassallo is an inspiration to us all. She’s a long distance runner, and not just any distance runner – she’s a member of the Saucony elite team and an Olympic hopeful. When she’s not putting everyone to shame on the track, she’s a soon-to-be medical student, a blogger, and… Read more »

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Mint Chocolate

The easiest holiday of all Of all the holidays on the U.S. calendar, very few of them come without stressful build-up and expectations. Who hasn’t planned for a spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration, only to be trapped at a lukewarm party with no chance of getting a cab to leave? That’s why we’re thankful for… Read more »

In Defense of Independent Coffee

Redd + Coffee = A Perfect Pairing If you like Redd, there’s a chance you might also be interested in a certain hot caffeinated elixir known as coffee. We know because we designed Redd to be a perfect compliment to your morning (or afternoon, or evening) cup of joe. Our bars are very popular anywhere… Read more »

East vs. West: Best of Both Worlds

It’s Time to end the feud Okay, East Coasters: we have some news. We’ve just returned from an exploratory mission and discovered that there is, in fact, a whole ‘nother side to this country. And not just any old side, either: we’re talking a sunny, groovy, vibe-y utopian paradise known as California. Forgive us for… Read more »

Oatmeal, Overlooked No More

Oatmeal, Overlooked We’ve noticed a trend lately among our friends and family when we talk about Redd bars. People tend to establish a favorite early, developing an affinity for the richness of Chocolate or the smooth nuttiness of Peanut Butter. The release of our refreshing Mint Chocolate flavor has also garnered quite a few fans,… Read more »

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It’s a Mint-er Wonderland

REDD BAR SNOW DAY IDEAS Up here in Maine, we’re enduring enjoying another snowstorm outside the offices of Redd HQ. We can’t help but feel like the brand-new Mint Chocolate flavor is perfect for this time of year – a veritable Mint-er Wonderland, you might say! (Sorry.) We’re guilty of eating these bars at a… Read more »

Guess the Newest Redd Bar Flavor!

New Flavor We’ve been waiting for this day for a long time. It’s finally time to launch our newest Redd Bar flavor. We launched our first 3 flavors (Chocolate, Oatmeal and Peanut Butter) last summer June 2016. Immediately after the launch party our founder and mad-scientist-in-residence Alden Blease, started experimenting and working with new ingredients… Read more »

What You Might Not Know About Sugar

When we were kids, we all remember hearing that “SUGAR IS BAD FOR YOU!” Parents dangled sweets as rare but naughty treats and otherwise, sugar was avoided whenever possible. Eventually sugar-free desserts and sweets were offered as alternatives, reinforcing the fact that no matter what, sugar is bad. But as we’ve studied health and nutrition in depth while developing… Read more »

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Dark Chocolate | Heart Healthy Superfood

DARK CHOCOLATE – Good for your heart, good for your taste buds. What is Dark chocolate? Cultures in Mexico produced chocolate as early as 1900 B.C. Originally, it was consumed as a bitter beverage. The cacao beans were fermented, roasted, and then ground into a paste that was mixed with water and spices like chili peppers… Read more »