July 2, 2009 - Consultant Augustin Manchon still seems to lament Coca-Cola's reluctance a few years ago to establish temperature-based pricing in its vending machines that would have customers pay more on hot days.
July 2, 2009, Toronto - The Toronto District School Board voted to extend Pepsi's exclusive beverage contract for another year. Pepsi Co. has 560 vending machines in the elementary and high schools in Toronto.
TORONTO – Adding a special tax on sugared drinks like soda pop could significantly cut consumption and help reduce levels of obesity among both adults and children, say the authors of an opinion article in the New England Journal of Medicine.
CURRENT ISSUE Tax urged for sugary drinks Adding a special tax on sugared drinks like soda pop could significantly cut consumption and help reduce levels of obesity among both adults and children.
April 7, 2009 – In a move to help combat obesity, Ontario's doctors are calling for calorie counts to be shown prominently on chain restaurant and school cafeteria menus and menu boards province-wide.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Ontario's doctors call for calorie labelling on fast food and cafeteria menus In a move to help combat obesity, Ontario's doctors are calling for calorie counts to be shown prominently on chain restaurant and school cafeteria menus and menu boards province-wide.
March 27, 2009 – Kiefer Sutherland will be back to play Jack Bauer for an eighth season of the hit counterterrorism drama 24™.
Dec. 30, 2008 - Over the past year and a half, middle and high schools have removed regular pop from vending machines and have replaced it with diet pop, water and sometimes juice or sports drinks.
NEW PRODUCT Organic Young Coconut Water Edward and Sons is introducing Organic Young Coconut Water under its Nature Factor brand. Made from the clear liquid contained inside USDA-certified organic young coconuts.
Nov. 26, 2008 - Bensalem, PA – Effective November 26th, 2008, Merit Entertainment will end production of its standard MoD BoX digital jukebox. The company’s lighted, wall-mounted MoD BoX Deluxe will continue to be manufactured and offered for sale.
Nov. 21, 2008 - How cool is that? This is what Rachael Ray had to say about YoNaturals healthy vending program recently on her Yum-o! website. YoNaturals, now located in 115 cities nationwide, has built strong brand recognition in schools, health clubs and offices nationwide, as well as with the general consumer.
November 6, 2008 - From college kids to executive in a rush, the vending machine has become an oasis admist the rush of time and life. Offering the usual candy bar or bag of chips, eating from the vending machine isn't as healthy as it should be.
October 23, 2008 - Ste Justine, QC - Ste Justine Hospital is taking the healthy food kick one step further by installing vending machines that sell healthy snacks.