U.S. Schools have been fighting obesity for six years now despite the financial hardship it has brought on and the vending industry has supported this cause – one example is NAMA’s Fit Pick program.
These wellness issues have been difficult for vending operators to deal with but necessary for long-term planning and changing consumer perception of vending.
The US Department of Agriculture is pressing for new rules for vending machines under the National School Lunch and Breakfast programs. Vending operators would do well to lead the charge in consumer perceptions of vending, rather than following it.
Read the full story: Nutrition Rules Hurt Short Term, But Ultimately Help Improve Vending’s Public Image