Recipes From A Vending Machine

Oct. 20, 2015

Students at Harvard University are getting creative when it comes to mixing and matching items in vending machines. In a recent blog post, Harvard student Clara Baselga-Garriga gives readers three healthful recipes that combine items from campus vending machines.

One recipe includes “Treat yo self” Trail-Mix wherein the user purchases a Nature Valley Granola bar, M&Ms and Ruger Vanilla Wafers. After crumbling the granola bar, the author suggests mixing it into a bowl with the other ingredients to complete the recipe. “If you haven’t stopped by a machine recently, you’re missing some real gourmet treats,” the author writes.

Read the full blog here.

Editor’s Note: We loved this blog for a few reasons. First, the blog encourages multiple purchases from the machine, which is great news for operators. Second, it sheds a positive light on vending with clever ideas on how to mix and match products.