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The great banana challenge

October 22, 2010
By Ilan Brat | Wallstreet Journal


The great banana challengeOct. 22, 2010 – The big push for vending machines to sell healthier snacks has
overlooked something: It isn't easy for a machine to deliver an
unbruised banana.

The great banana challenge 
A new wave of vending machines
aims to convince Americans to snack
healthier foods. But selling fresh
produce like bananas and broccoli

comes with its own fresh challenges,
WSJ's Ilan Brat reports.


Oct. 22, 2010 – The Wittern Group Inc., one of the biggest makers of vending machines,
and fruit and vegetable marketer Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. say they
are tackling this problem with a new machine specifically designed to
dispense whole bananas and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. | READ MORE


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