BRUSSELS – The European Vending Association said it has updated its Covid-19 report, originally released a month ago. Updated findings reflect a marked improvement for vending and office coffee services businesses, but ongoing impact from Covid-19 restrictions remains severe.
The survey also found that the majority of consumers find that convenience and affordability are important when seeking better-for-you snacks and meal solutions.
Ingenico Group's new Smart Self for Vending can be tailored to an operator's needs and provide end-to-end payment acceptance.
A study from the National Confectioners Association reveals that overall sales of candy and chocolate jumped 3.8% since March 2020. Grocery stores, in particular, experienced even larger increases.
Research conducted by Kelton Global in partnership with California Walnuts shows that nearly half of Americans are snacking more than ever, with sweet snacks outpacing salty snacks. As Americans across the country have been under shelter-in-place orders, many turned to snacking for comfort.
If you forget your mask at home, Denver International Airport is selling them to travelers. DIA recently set up vending machines that sell disposable and KN95 face masks and sanitizing wipes.