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.
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When I say the words “vending machine,” what comes to mind? It’s probably a cold, metal box with bags of chips and candy bars lined up in coils behind glass. That metal box is probably tucked away in some poorly lit corner or alcove, and it keeps spitting your perfectly good dollar bill back out at you.
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.
For many companies, food plays a big part of workplace culture. Whether it's free lunches every day, or an occasional perk like pizza or bagels to celebrate an accomplishment, or an extra long meeting with a catered lunch, employers often use free food to reward or motivate their staff. But workplace lunches could look very different when employees return to the office.
The selections include Seattle's mystery soda machine, a crepe machine in Japan and the Jones Bar-B-Q vending machine in Kansas City.
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.