Worth Every Penny

Ramsey, Lindsey
January 2009
FoodService Director;1/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p46
Trade Publication
The article reports on the transformation of vending machines into dispensers of healthful products by some food service operators in response to the current economic climate. The 160-bed Griffin Hospital in Derby, Connecticut focuses on wellness and vending was one of the places they really wanted to make a change. At Oak Park (California) Unified Schools, the healthy vending program grew out of a new wellness policy that the district adopted three years ago.


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