A Look at Vending, B&I + Nutrition

April 2007
FoodService Director;4/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p66
Trade Publication
The article presents updates on the food service industry. Manual foodservice and cold beverages continue to generate the share of vending companies' business. According to Automatic Merchandiser, vending machines are predominating in the corporate world, with more than 58% of all vending machines reported in either manufacturing plants or office buildings. Taste is considered the most important factor in what people choose to eat at dinner. The article also presents a quiz on nutrition.


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