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Glow Holdings Inc. Announces New Executive Appointments

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/28/14 -- Glow Holdings Inc. (OTC Pink: GLOH) (PINKSHEETS: GLOH) announced today Colgate F. Holmes has been named Chairman of Glow Holdings Inc., a Nevada corporation diversified into: retail packaged foods, hospitality business and consulting services, specialty foods franchising, wellness and health products, and mobile technology marketing development. Additionally, Holmes will serve as chairman of the company's Hospitality Consulting Division, and as chairman of Cedar Foods Corporation, a new Glow subsidiary that operates its retail packaged foods business.

A seasoned international executive, Holmes is recognized in the hospitality industry as a builder and leader of distinguished hotel companies and for development and operation of luxury hotels and resorts worldwide. Former President and COO of Hyatt International Corporation, and founding partner, President and COO of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Holmes recently completed a four-year consulting engagement in China. Other corporate assignments include Chairman of the Biltmore Hotel Company and President and CEO of RockResorts, Inc. A major highlight of his China experience was his partnership with Robert Pang, Glow's Chairman of the Visionary Board, to spearhead the formation and entry of the first Tonino Lamborghini Hotel into the China market. Pang was the leading consultant who initiated the concept of branding and launching Tonino Lamborghini Hotels & Resorts as a luxury hotel chain after a historic meeting with Mr. Tonino Lamborghini in Bologna, Italy, in September 2011.

Holmes was an expatriate for ten years, managing Hilton International and InterContinental hotels in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Philippines, and Brazil and Indonesia. Independently, Holmes and his associates operated a number of luxury properties including the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Wigwam Resort & Country Club, Grand Wailea Resort & Spa, the Biltmore Los Angeles, and the Palace of the Golden Horses and Mines Beach Resort in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Educated at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration and the Harvard Graduate Business School, Colgate Holmes was raised in family-owned hotels and restaurants on the New Jersey seashore and Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains.

RJ Selfridge - Glow's Chief Executive Officer

Robert J. Selfridge is Chief Executive Officer of Glow Holdings Inc. and the Cedar Foods Corporation, which will be the surviving entity after the merging of Cedar River Foods' operations into Glow. R. J. Selfridge is Managing Partner and COO of Cedar River Foods LLC, a specialty foods manufacturing company in Seattle, Washington. He brings over 40 years of food service, hospitality, and related manufacturing experience to Cedar Foods Corporation and to Glow. Prior to starting Cedar River Foods, Selfridge was Senior Advisor to the Chairman of Foodx Globe, Co. LTD, a Japanese holding company operating food services and other retail concepts in countries around the world. Joining Foodx in 2001 and relocating to Tokyo, Selfridge was instrumental in facilitating expansion of the Tully's Coffee brand in Japan -- from 30 stores in 2001 to over 300 stores in 2005 when he returned to the States.

Marian Crocker - Glow's Secretary and Treasurer

Marian Crocker is a wellness advocate, nutritionist, fitness trainer, entrepreneur, and business owner. In 1990, Ms. Crocker was the travel coordinator and project/event organizer for "Sports Event" in Europe. She assisted in the coordination of a pen-pal program between students in American schools and Russian schools. Ms. Crocker has also held positions of administrative controller for an engineering consultancy firm in Europe, recruiter for a staff agency in Georgia, and event planner for various high profile organizations and people.

Ms. Crocker became certified as a nutritionist and personal trainer in the late '90s. She continues to coach and train people in exercise and nutrition. Client success stories bear witness to Ms. Crocker's talent in coaching and choosing the right products for her clients. Ms. Crocker still studies health products and natural alternatives to health challenges as part of her lifelong commitment to learning and sharing her knowledge with those she meets.

"Grow with GLOW"

About Glow Holdings Inc.: Glow Holdings is traded publicly on the OTC market. The company is embarking on a strategic plan to accelerate growth dramatically through mergers and acquisitions. A key expertise of Glow management is identification of M&A targets that are uniquely positioned for fast growth via innovative products, strategies, and concepts. Glow will provide critical mass, strategic direction, and access to capital to facilitate the growth and success of these targets.

For further information, contact: Robert Pang: [email protected]

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