The Lexington-Fayette County, Ky. health department has upgraded its vending machines with healthy options in an effort to provide better choices for employees, patients and visitors in need of a snack or beverage, according to WKYT-TV in Lexington, Ky. For the full story, click here.
Editor’s Insight: Based on this report, this county health department has adopted standards that match those of the National Automatic Merchandising Association’s Fit Pick program. This shows that our national association has provided a strong leadership role in promoting health and nutrition.
This is something that vending operators should be pointing out to their customers; the national association has taken a proactive approach to helping address the country’s most pressing health issue. 05-31-12 By Elliot Maras