»The Florida board of education has agreed to move forward on a plan to eliminate sugary beverages and make Florida the first state in the nation to ban chocolate milk in public schools, according to The Orlando Sentinel.
Aramark, S and T Inc. in Cleveland sign business pact
»Aramark Refreshment Services has entered into a business agreement with S and T, Inc., a long-time coffee service and honor snack business in the Cleveland, Ohio market. Neither party wished to comment on the business arrangement other than to acknowledge that it occurred.
S and T Inc. was founded in 1971 by Don Schneider, who is no longer employed by the company. The company is now identified as “S and T
Aramark” by its receptionists. The company is based in Maple Heights, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb. Schneider was the Automatic Merchandiser Office Coffee Service Operator of the Year in 1999.
USA Technologies Inc. improves ranking among POS shippers
»USA Technologies, Inc. improved its ranking among the world’s leading shippers of point-of-sale (POS) terminals. The Nilson Report, a leading source of research on consumer payment systems worldwide, ranked USA Technologies 31st in the world in 2009 after finishing 34th for the previous two years. Nilson ranked USA Technologies 6th among the leading POS shippers in the U.S. for the third successive year.
Del Monte, Vistar sign distribution pact
»Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. has entered into an agreement with Vistar, a division of Performance Food Group, the largest vending distributor, to distribute its new line of fresh fruit and vegetable vending line products across the country.
Apriva opens cashless coach resource center
»Apriva unveiled its new Apriva Vend Cashless Coach Resource Center, a comprehensive Web-based repository of information on cashless vending solutions. An extension of Apriva’s successful Cashless Coach program, the center includes a library of case studies, operator video testimonials, podcasts, suggested guidelines for evaluating suitable cashless locations, along with cashless FAQs and industry articles from leading publications.