The Wave of the Future

Wolson, Shelley
June 2006
FoodService Director;6/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p54
Trade Publication
This article reports on the decision of the U.S. Navy to launch the Vending in a Box (VIB), which eliminates the restocking and warm soda hassles and at the same time lower labor expenses. VIB is an enormous, custom-built vending system that has the capability to refrigerate, store and dispense 1,560 12-oz. cans of soda. The VIB prototype was installed aboard the USS Ronald Reagan in December 2005 and January 2006.


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