Andre Fucci, left, and Nick Russo introduce the new Lavazza brewers.
Mark Kelly, third from left, and Pam Arnason, right, both of General Mills, present the Western Region Broker of the Year award to Pinnacle Brokers based in Georgetown, Texas. Accepting at left are Lyndon Breaux and Dave Smith, both of Pinnacle Brokers, Richard Petty of Petty Enterprises, and Joe Walker and Mark Hawkins, both of Pinnacle Brokers.
At left, Steve Thornburg and Barry Frankel of Family Vending Co., Coral Springs, Fla., chat with Bob Liva of Tuffronts at the Tuffronts booth.
Melissa Niosi explains the benefits of the Saeco single-cup equipment.
Marguerite Deutsch, left, and Katie Ryan Strimban present the new Flavia brewer at the Mars Drinks booth.
Michel Babin, left, and Frank Baron of Cafection Enterprises are joined by Tony Scarpino of Diedrich Coffee at the Cafection booth.
Barry Cohen introduces the new Jamwich peanut butter and jelly snack at the Pierre Foods booth.
Don Murray, left, and John O’Brien, right, of American Foods Group present the O’Brien’s Outstanding Achievement Award for 2007 to AVB Sales & Marketing LLC, based in Glendale, Ohio. Accepting at left are Robert Cain, Ken Cain and Bob Smeltz.
Charles Hanna of Hanna Vending Equipment Sales presents the new Verve energy drink machine.
Paul Schindelar of Kraft Vending & OCS, sponsor of the Automatic Merchandiser 2007 Route Driver of the Year presents the award to Paul Housman of Peninsula Vending Services, Newport News, Va., during the Kraft Vending & OCS reception. Joining Housman is his wife, Crystal.
Keary Fath, left, of Cadbury Adams presents an award for sales achievement for 24 consecutive months of double digit sales growth in pellet gum to Dominic Saverino and Jennifer Saverino of Saverino & Associates, Carol Stream, Ill.
Craig Harkins, second from left, presents the Inventure Group Inc.’s Vend Broker of the Year award to Suchart Vend Brokerage LLC, based in Overland Park, Kan. Accepting at left are Keith Bottorff, Don Nord, John Imhoff and Jack Ackerly.
Glenn Seawell, right, of Otis Spunkmeyer, presents the broker of the year award to Dan Yendrzeski, left, Clint Vogler and Tony Esposito to Hoffman-Vogler Co., Buffalo Grove, Ill.
Terry Starnes Bryant presents the cashless options at the MicrotronicUS exhibit.
Jim Phelps of Compu Shop Inc. demonstrates a vending machine interface with a self serve kiosk at the Freedom Shopping booth.
Tim Wayne of Procter & Gamble Inc. introduces attendees to the Folgers Gourmet Coffee at McCormick Place during the National Automatic Merchandising Association National Expo in Chicago.
Vendors find new products plentiful in Chicago.