From time to time Vending Group scans the headlines of various sources for the latest news in the vending machine industry. From new products to partnerships, our goal is to put a spotlight on valuable information for industry professionals and customers. Here is this week's list:
According to the NDP Group, a global market research company headquartered in Port Washington, NY, consumers under the age of 40 have increased consumption of fresh and frozen vegetables by 52% and 59% respectively. Meanwhile, consumption of vegetables is down by 30% and 4% among those over the age of 60.
Fans of Red Bull have something to get excited about as the company expands their 'Editions' line with new sugar-free flavors, which will be offered in vending machines. The new flavors include acai berry and limeade.
Meanwhile, lovers of Pepsi, pizza, and football now have a chance to win a Super Bowl experience of a lifetime. Through promotional codes offered with a purchase of a Papa Johns Pizza along with a 2 Liter of Pepsi, customers can win VIP game tickets, sideline passes to the Pepsi Zero Sugar Halftime Show and access to one of the hottest Super Bowl parties.
Coca-Cola, known for their aptitude for creating some of the best holiday commercials, has released this year's holiday campaign, "Unsung Heroes." Titled "A Coke For Christmas," the commercial honors those who do a little extra to make the holidays truly special.