September 2021

American Food and Vending
Pictured, from left, are American Food and Vending’s COO Jim Roselando Jr., office manager Maria Foresteire, founder and president Jim Roselando Sr. and vice president Patrick Arone.

Back-To-School Refuel: New England’s American Food and Vending celebrates 40 years on upswing

Sept. 29, 2021
American Food and Vending is welcoming back-to-school season with cautious optimism. Not only are teachers and students returning in person from COVID-19 quarantine, but parents...
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Pandemic-fueled snacking surge renews focus on wellness and better-for-you products

Sept. 21, 2021
After more than a year of extreme fear and stress brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, which in turn fueled a period of exuberant snack indulgence, consumers are prioritizing ...
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Starting fresh: rebuilding the office coffee service industry

Sept. 15, 2021
One fact we could always count on was that sales performance in convenience services had almost always been linked to employment levels. Take office coffee service: when unemployment...
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Automatic Merchandiser's State of the Office Coffee Industry report shows 2020 sales down 75%

Sept. 15, 2021
As the federal and state governments imposed strict shelter-at-home orders for nonessential workers last year, office refreshment services abruptly came to a standstill