Can Vending Operators Improve Food Sales? State Of The Vending Industry Podcast Examines Options

July 20, 2010

Vend food has been one of the hardest hit vend product segments in the last two years, yet it remains important to the industry’s long-term success since the food sale is typically accompanied by snack and beverage purchases. In this 25-minute State of the Vending Industry podcast, a progressive vending operator, a frozen food manufacturer and a fresh food supplier address the importance of the food category and what vending operators can do to restore this segment. The panel includes: Vic Pemberton, owner of Pepi Food Service in Bainbridge, Ga.; Vicki Reilly, director of sales and marketing for White Castle Food Products LLC in Columbus, Ohio; and John Martin, business development manager at SunBurst Foods Inc. in Goldsboro,N.C.