Beanfields Bean and Rice Chips Expands Distribution with Two New Flavors

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Ranch, Barbecue and other tempting flavors draw ardent new fans across the U. S. and Canada.

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“Sales of Beanfields chips are on the rise, effectively doubling in the past 12 months,” says Roy Glidden, Beanfields co-founder and executive vice president of sales.

The demand for Beanfields corn-free tortilla chips continues to grow. More and more snackers are digging in to the flavor-packed crunch and learning about the benefits. Moms love to send their kids to school with these award-winning chips made from beans and rice— packed full of protein, fiber, and minerals. They’re certified gluten-free, non‐GMO verified, vegan, kosher and are free from the top eight most common food allergens.

“Beanfields chips have been on store shelves for three and a half years in the western United States and in New York metro— We’ve been thrilled with the response,” says founder and president Reed Glidden. “Now we’re getting the same love from fans across the United States and Canada. Wherever we go, people just love our chips.”

The new Ranch and Barbecue flavors are getting more and more kudos from food critics and the blogging community. Phil Lempert, Today Show Food Editor and Supermarket Guru rated Beanfields Barbecue flavor a “Hit”. Alisa Fleming, the Senior Editor at Allergic Living and founder of, rated the Ranch flavor as one of the Top 10 New Dairy-Free Products for 2014.

“Sales of Beanfields chips are on the rise, effectively doubling in the past 12 months,” says Roy Glidden, Beanfields co-founder and executive vice president of sales. “According to SPINS data, in the first quarter of 2014, Beanfields was the top-performing brand in the alternative snacks category. Three of Beanfields seven flavors are among the top 10 best performing SKUs in the alternative chips category.” Glidden went on to say, “Bean and rice chips are growing at a rate of 39 percent, which makes it the fastest-growing segment in the healthy alternative snacks category. We are thrilled to be at the forefront of this emerging health trend.”

Beanfields bean and rice tortilla chips have recently been added to the healthier snack selection at a number of premium food retail chains including: Fresh & Easy stores and Gelson’s Supermarkets in Southern California; Bulk Barn in Canada; New Seasons Markets in Oregon; and Duane Reade in New York State. Whole Foods Markets recently added Beanfields in several new regions— Southeastern US, Florida, and, in October, the Northeastern US region.

“As a certified B Corporation, we’re so grateful to be growing at a fast, yet sustainable pace,” says Liza Braude-Glidden co-founder and vice president of culture and sustainability. “We’ve attracted a seasoned, innovative team, and a passionate group of values-aligned investors who identify with our grassroots, bootstrapping approach. We’re putting smiles on a lot of faces in more and more neighborhoods across the United States and Canada. It’s really an honor for all of us.”

About Beanfields
Beanfields bean and rice tortilla chips are made without corn and are a complete protein source. All Beanfields chips are gluten-free, Non-GMO Project Verified, vegan, food-allergy friendly, and farmed and made in the USA. A 1-oz. serving of Beanfields bean and rice chips has 4 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber. Beanfields, LLC is a family-owned B Corp, using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Full sized bags of Beanfields Bean and rice Chips suggested retail price is $2.99-3.99. Snack Sized bags are $1.19- $1.49. Keywords: healthy snacks, beans, gluten free, vegan, tortilla chips, Non-GMO, B Corp, Salty Snacks, allergy friendly, family owned, plant-based diet.

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