Richmond, Calif. Revamps Hospital And Sports Center Vending With Energy Efficient Machines And Healthier Fare

Richmond, Calif. Has revamped its hospital and sports center vending machines to provide energy efficient machines and healthier options, utilizing the services of Tamalpais Vending, a Richmond company that is also one of two supplying the new vending machines for the county, according to The Bay Citizen in San Francisco, Calif. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: This newspaper should check in with the city a year from now and see how these nutrition rules affect vending sales. This report indicates there have been complaints about the new rules.

Based on this report, the National Automatic Merchandising Association “Fit Pick” program would meet the city’s new nutrition standards. 11-16-11 By Elliot Maras