Wichita, Kan. Schools Install Vending Machines To Meet Federal Nutrition Rules

New vending machines at Wichita high schools dispense sandwiches, salads and other cold meals that meet federal nutrition requirements for school lunches and can accept meal cards, according to The Wichita Eagle in Wichita, Kan. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: This school district recognized the benefit vending machines provide in reducing waiting time in cafeteria lunch lines.

School foodservice directors have long complained about insufficient meal times. They are learning that vending machines are a great asset, especially given the new software that allows them to verify meal participation. 09-07-11