First it was good, plain spring water flying out of vending machines, but now apparently customers are increasingly reaching for carbonated water. Sales of the beverage have more than DOUBLED over the last 5 years! Sparkling water brands like San Pellegrino and Perrier are seeing record prices.
With all the great passive income that comes along with being an owner/operator of a healthy vending machine, you sometimes may forget that you are a part of a larger industry as a whole. Luckily, the vending and snack industry gives back to the community in so many kinds of ways. Here are some of … Continue reading “Good for a Healthy Soul: The Healthy Vending Industry is Giving Back”
Kellogg Company, General Mills, and Kraft Food Group were all recently awarded the important title of being a Top Company for Women in the Workplace by the National Association for Female Executives. Congratulations!
Healthy snacking isn’t going anywhere (so neither is healthy vending). In recent years, the demand for food and drinks that are ready to consume on the go, as well as good for your body, has sky rocketed. Just like any industry, however, the kinds of things customers are looking for can change. While still healthy, … Continue reading “The 3 Top New Trends in Quick & Healthy Vending: #2 may surprise you!”
Who doesn’t love chocolate? I know I do (and I bet you do too)! Sadly, for those watching their weight or trying to keep tabs on their health, it isn’t a fixture in what we eat. But that thinking may be wrong! According to research published online in the journal Heart, eating 100g of healthy … Continue reading “Who Knew? Chocolate, More than Tasty, Also Heart Healthy Snacks”
Looks like the International Bottled Water Association is going to get the chance to say “I told you so!” to some folks. A new study entitled, “The Unintended Consequences of Changes in Beverage Options and the Removal of Bottled Water on a University Campus”, has been published, and the results are not good, especially for … Continue reading “Surprising Way That Bottled Water Could be Good for the Environment”