As Memorial Day – the unofficial kickoff to summer – approaches, the majority of Americans – 86 percent – anticipate their summers will be different compared to last year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Dual State Vending|2020-05-20T09:10:19-04:00May 20th, 2020|Vending News|Comments Off on Vending Industry News: Consumer Snacking Habits Shift As Unprecedented Summer Approaches
What did you order the last time you grabbed a quick vending machine snack? Soda, candy – maybe some peanuts if you were feeling healthy? Soon your workplace may be offering fresher options given the rapid growth of 'healthy' vending machine franchises.
Everyone is waiting for the stay-at-home orders to be lifted so people can get back to work. Hopefully, the COVID-19 will be contained sooner than later.
But at the same time, many convenience services operators and suppliers are hoping that consumers will be more inclined to reduce face-to-face shopping encounters in the interest of preventing exposure to future pandemics.