Soon, Vending Machines May Actually Dispense Healthy Food

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Vending machines, long used for dispensing non-perishable items such as candy, cigarettes, and soda, are now starting to be re-tasked to provide healthier fare.

Are you ready for a farm-to-machine-near-you movement?

From eggs to locally-produced foods like juices and ready-to-eat meals, food producers and companies are using the convenience of vending machines to sell their fresh foods, hoping this will boost their income as well as increase their visibility to consumers.

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