Healthy Vending Posts

Healthy Vending Vs Junk Food Vending

Healthy Vending Vs Junk Food Vending

Vending Machines Don't Need to Be Full of Poor Snack Choices I recently read an article from Fox News written by Deborah A. Cohen, MD. It addressed vending machines in the workplace. She suggested that we completely eliminate vending machines from our...

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Will Your Healthy Vending Machine Work for Every Location?

Will Your Healthy Vending Machine Work for Every Location?

Will your Healthy Vending Machine work for every location? Should a vending machine be ‘one size fits all’? We don’t believe so. Every location is unique. Each of your machines should be unique too. You can’t really have a ‘one size fits all’ machine. Most...

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Vending Machine Spotlight: The Cosmic Machine

Vending Machine Spotlight: The Cosmic Machine

The Cosmic Machines are one of the newest additions to the Discount Vending Stores’ selection of vending machines for sale. We have been selling them for about a year and we get such great reactions to them from our customers. They love how easy they are...

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Why Choose Bottled Water for Your Vending Machine?

Why Choose Bottled Water for Your Vending Machine?

Water is the most essential nutrient we can put into our bodies. Americans consume 8.6 billion gallons of bottled water each year. They spend over 11 billion dollars a year on bottled water. 1500 water bottles are being consumed every second in the U.S....

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Healthy Vending Trends for the Future

Healthy Vending Trends for the Future

Healthy vending is the wave of the future. If you have been dragging your feet with opening a healthy vending business, here is some information to get you excited to jump on the bandwagon! Several states have legislation in the works to mandate more...

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Determining Whether Your Snack is Healthy!

Determining Whether Your Snack is Healthy!

I have to admit, trying to ensure that a snack is healthy can be quite a daunting task!  I’ve read article after article on how to read nutritional labels and sometimes I’m still overwhelmed.   Did you know that there are over 50 names for sugar alone?  We...

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Over 50 Names for Sugar found on Labels

Over 50 Names for Sugar found on Labels

Label reading can be quite daunting especially when it comes to snack vending machines. Sugar is often a hidden ingredient on the labels in processed foods. Among other things, it enhances flavor, promotes browning and aids in preservation; however, the...

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Banning Junk Food on City Property? Trend or Not?

Banning Junk Food on City Property? Trend or Not?

Annual Sales in the Vending Industry are estimated somewhere between $19 and $29 billion.  Most of those sales come from junk food.  Some Cities are banning the sale of junk food in vending machines on city property.  One such city is San Francisco, CA. ...

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Healthy Vending Choices for Kids & Parents

Healthy Vending Choices for Kids & Parents

Let’s face it! We can’t go a week without a broadcast mentioning Obesity or some obesity-related health concern. In our article Why The Rise In Healthy Vending, we identified that 1/3 of Americans are obese. The first “line of defense” in the lives of...

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