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Top 5 Food and Beverage Trends in 2014

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

HUMAN’s leadership is consistently thinking outside the box, finding new technologies and opportunities to affect its mission to make healthy food more convenient than junk food, and disrupting the vending industry. So, where does HUMAN ‘s leadership rank on Food Navigator’s list of Top 10 Food and Beverage Entrepreneurs? Click below to find out!   When you see what the Top 10 Entrepreneurs in

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HUMAN Leaves a Big Impression on 2013

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

Below, we count down the top 5 statistics that prove HUMAN left a big impression on 2013. These data points also indicate that in 2013 HUMAN took huge strides towards achieving its mission to create “easy nutrition everywhere.”   5) 2,897 The number of snacks sold in 2013 via HUMAN’s newest healthy snack distribution platform, micro markets After launching the first HUMAN Healthy Market in

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Four Questions to Ask When Choosing a Franchise

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

Choosing a franchise can be an arduous task, but one of the first steps to making the right decision is asking the right questions. We want to make it easier for you by passing along the know-how of our franchisees who have been there, done that. Jason Bryant and Karen Morais—a franchisee team based in Concord, New Hampshire—describe, below, the four questions you should

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2013′s Impact on the Vending Industry: Will 2014 Be the “Year of Healthy Vending”?

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

Over the course of 2013, there were some major developments in the vending industry that will change the way vending operators service their customers for the foreseeable future. Below, we review the top shifts that took place over 2013 and reveal how these events will require a shift toward healthy vending in the upcoming year. “Smart Snacks In School” was Finalized What is this?

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Healthy Vending in Charleston, South Carolina

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

It was an ankle injury and then migraines that caused Army veteran and Reserve Officer Dan Lewis to rethink his diet. He began paying attention to what he was eating and avoiding highly processed foods. His migraines disappeared. Dan Lewis is now paying it forward with healthy vending in Charleston. How? Click here to read an article in the Post & Courier featuring Dan

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HUMAN Franchise Launches in Manalapan, New Jersey

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

Joe and Jen Iacono, parents from Manalapan, New Jersey, traveled to Southern California in May with their young daughter, Olivia, to meet the HUMAN Team and learn how to operate their HUMAN franchise. Click below to discover why this family chose to start their healthy vending business and serve their community through social entrepreneurship. Would you like to learn more about how you can contribute to

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Healthy Micro-Markets Launch at Top Places to Work

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

Chances are, you’ve worked in an office before or currently work in one. Chances also are that when it’s time for your lunch break, you have to scour the kitchen for leftover donuts from the morning meeting, or buy fast-food from across the street since you forgot to make your lunch again (or, let’s face it, didn’t have the time). Fortunately, there’s a new

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HUMAN Ranks as Fastest-Growing Private Company

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

HUMAN recently ranked as the seventh fastest-growing private company in Los Angeles on Los Angeles Business Journal’s (LABJ) list of “Fastest-Growing Private Companies.” In addition to HUMAN’s credits, LABJ’s ranking included an interview with HUMAN’s CEO Sean Kelly to discuss how the company achieved such rapid success. To view Kelly’s response, read the full interview here. To read more about HUMAN’s growth in 2013,

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Healthy Food Distribution Affects the Global Health Paradox: TED Talk by HUMAN’s Sean Kelly

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

HUMAN’s CEO Sean Kelly recently visited his alma mater, Columbia University, to give a TED talk on the global health paradox. The topic for the event, at the Miller Theater in New York, was “A Better Tomorrow.” In his talk, Kelly explores an illogical and unreasonable solution to the global health paradox. To find out how healthy food distribution and nutrition education can come

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Student Government Lobbies for Healthy Vending

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

  What if you owned a franchise that was so in demand that school students lobbied to get your business brought to their campus? This was the case with HUMAN Healthy Vending franchisees Stuart and Lori James, based in Modesto, CA, who secured a contract with Grace Davis High School after the local school’s student government lobbied for a healthy vending machine. There are

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