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Local Address: Los Angeles, California, United States
Choice Sales and Marketing

Employment History

  • President and Founder
    Choice Sales and Marketing
  • President and Founder

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Sixteen-Year Member
    The Social Venture Network
11 Total References
Web References
Beanfields | The Bean Team, 27 Oct 2012 [cached]
Reed Glidden, president and founder of Beanfields LLC, is also the president and founder of Choice Sales and Marketing, a 22 year old premier independent natural food sales and marketing company serving California and adjacent markets, with special expertise in start-up brands. A sixteen-year member of The Social Venture Network, Reed's bootstrapping background from the Alaska pipeline and his own construction business lends depth to his unique approach.
Reed has been associated with the Natural Foods industry for thirty-five years. He knows first-hand what consumers want in their snacks, and how high-quality snacks are made. With his experience and network of contacts, Reed decided to create a snack chip that did not contain corn. He had three goals in mind:
Reed assembled a passionate and knowledgeable team of advisors and experts, including farmers, bean processors, flavor specialists, and consumers.
Reed Glidden, Persistent ..., 20 Nov 2013 [cached]
Reed Glidden, Persistent Entreprenuer, President and Founder of Beanfields.
National Office Contact Info, 28 Nov 2002 [cached]
Reed Glidden, President
Reed is the President and Founder of Choice Marketing.He has over 15 years experience in the natural products industry and is a lifetime user of natural foods.A visionary entrepreneur, he has started and owned 5 successful companies.He is a member of the Social Venture Network, and is a longtime advocate of socially responsible business.Reed has acted as a consultant for diverse companies, from small natural foods companies to industrial giants like Conagra, General Mills and Kellogg's.
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Untitled Document, 1 July 2001 [cached]
Choice CEO Reed Glidden says that while his company is owed money by Marketing Specialists, all of his natural foods lines are intact.
Bankruptcy Sale Denied
The Dallas-based Marketing Specialists, which had been losing money steadily since its inception, on May 24 filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in that city, saying it was exploring options that would allow it to continue operations.The option that quickly emerged, according to an internal letter to Marketing Specialists employees, was consolidation with Jacksonville, Fla.-based Acosta Sales and Marketing.
Acosta, another of the largest mainstream food brokerages, currently represents natural foods manufacturers in one or more of its seven regions within the U.S. Among them are Tazo Tea, owned by Starbucks (SBUX); Power Bar, owned by Switzerland's Nestle S.A.; and privately held Annie's Homegrown and Oregon Chai.
Social Venture Network :: Initiatives :: 1999 FALL Conference, 1 Oct 1999 [cached]
Organic Living with Reed Glidden, Choice Sales & Marketing, Inc.; Dr. Elson Haas, Preventive Medical Center of Marin; George Siemon, Organic Valley Family of Farms; Jim Slama, Sustain; and Judy Wicks, White Dog Cafe.
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