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Goodbye junk food, hello healthier snacks?


September 9, 2010
By The Toronto Star

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Sept. 9, 2010 – No more knocking vending machines for being full of Kit Kats, Coca-Cola and bad-for-you snacks.

Sept. 9, 2010 – No more knocking vending machines for being full of Kit Kats, Coca-Cola and bad-for-you snacks.

You can get a healthy vending machine for your school or office
that’s stocked with foods that are healthy, organic — or at least
slightly better for you than conventional snacks.

Jeff Suitor, president of Brokerhouse Distributors in Rexdale, has
quietly rolled out about 100 HealthyVendCanada machines across the
country in the past three years.

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“Initially it wasn’t well-received and the product availability was
scarce,” he admits. “Now there are a lot more products that are easily
purchased and easily vended, so it’s picking up momentum.”

“The landscape of vending is changing.” | READ MORE