Government Reports Consumers Snacking More Frequently

On any given day, 90 percent of Americans eat between meals and, on average, we eat twice the number of daily snacks that Americans ate 30 years ago, according to a report by the USDA Agriculture Research Service, USA Today reported. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: This article notes that nutritionists have noted it is healthier to consume less food more frequently. But unfortunately, many consumers are eating more frequently but not consuming less.

As meal and refreshment providers, vending and coffee service operators should remind consumers they need to eat sensibly.

This article includes some useful tips on healthy snacking that vending and refreshment service operators can pass along to their customers. 03-21-12 By  Elliot Maras