Over the past several years, eating a diet high in fat but low in carbohydrates has taken the world by storm. In fact, it has its own weight-loss plan named after it: the keto diet. The idea behind the keto diet is slashing your carbohydrate intake and instead filling up on more fats, causing your body to burn fat rather than carbs — and therefore losing weight. Whether or not one is on the keto diet, high-fat, low-carb snacks are great choices to satisfy those cravings. It’s a great way to feel full without ingesting a lot of heavy … Continue reading “High-Fat, Low-Carb Snack Options”
Most offices have vending machines or snack baskets in the break room, filled with sodium-heavy, sugary junk food to tempt weary workers when the mid-morning hunger pangs hit. It’s a much better idea to opt for healthy snacks instead — they’re better for you physically, and they tend to keep you fuller for longer periods of time. Here’s a list of some of the top-selling healthy snacks for offices so you can make the choice that’s best for you. Fruit Fruits are not only healthy, they’re easy to transport and eat (depending on what type of fruit you … Continue reading “Top Selling Healthy Snacks for Offices”
Now more than ever before, the U.S. snacking economy is seeing a trend toward smaller and more frequent eating. This is a good thing for the world of healthy snacking and vending machine sales — these trends are driving healthy snack sales growth in a positive direction. Let’s take a closer look at the ins and outs of smaller and more frequent snacking and how it affects sales. Eating On-the-Go Consumers are busier than ever before. With the growth of technology and the freelance economy, work isn’t always limited to the 9-to-5 office job and professionals likely work long … Continue reading “Small, More Frequent Meals Are Driving Healthy Snack Sales”
The healthy vending machine industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in food and service. It’s a lucrative business opportunity for many entrepreneurs and it’s also a venture that can give back to your community. 5 Ways Healthy Vending Machines Give Back to the Community It’s not often that owning your own business can directly impact your community in a positive way. Luckily, that is just the case with owning your own healthy vending machine. Here are just a few examples of how they can make a difference in your community. Healthy snacks are more accessible for everyone. Vending … Continue reading “5 Ways Healthy Vending Can Make a Difference in Your Community”
If you’re at all curious about becoming a healthy vending operator or owning your own business in this growing industry, it’s important to understand the many different factors involved so you don’t have too many surprises. While many challenges or considerations of an entrepreneur will apply to your healthy vending business, there are some unique factors you need to know about day-to-day responsibilities as well. What Your Day Will Be Like as a Healthy Vending Operator Want a glimpse of what your day will look like as a healthy vending operator? Check it out. Determine & Evaluate Locations & Products … Continue reading “A Day in the Life of a Healthy Vending Operator”
When you have a busy schedule and don’t want to miss out on work or play, healthy snacks to fuel your body are essential. Unfortunately, the busier you are, the harder it seems to find healthy snacks that conveniently fit into your lifestyle. Thankfully, many food companies are making healthier options so you can make better choices without sacrificing too much of your time or money. 10 Top Snacks You Should Be Eating to Stay Healthy Satisfy Your Salty Craving Almonds A handful or two of almonds provide a lot of healthy benefits. They provide protein and healthy fats, which … Continue reading “Top Snacks You Should Be Eating”
Food trends have come and gone throughout the decades, and fad diets have had their time in the spotlight as well. While fads and trends don’t last, every group of consumers is looking for healthier food options. They’re even willing to pay more for healthy foods and snacks. What Makes a Food Option Healthy? Not all food is healthy, and health foods vary in their degree of nutritional benefit. Consumers are looking for a healthy food option that has at least one of these qualities: GMO-free, certified organic or all-natural, no artificial additives, preservatives, or coloring High in fiber or … Continue reading “Why Consumers Are Willing to Pay More for Healthy Food Options”
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 healthy lifestyle supporters (but will make a lot of since to those looking to start a healthy vending machine career).