Category Archives: Healthy Vending Machines


HUMAN Franchise: HUMAN Website Updated and the Platform Is Here

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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.

This week, HUMAN launched the new HealthyVending.com website! Below, we’ll provide an overview of the most notable change to the HUMAN Franchise: the HUMAN Platform. Check it out! The HUMAN Franchise Platform The new HealthyVending.com features an entire section dedicated to the HUMAN Platform. What is the HUMAN Platform, you ask? Great question! When we founded HUMAN in 2008, we had a vision of

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The Promise of Healthy Vending Franchises

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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 Healthy Vending, the nation’s leading franchisor of healthy vending machine businesses, is proud to announce that it made Forbes’ prestigious list of “America’s Most Promising Companies” for the second consecutive year, this year with a ranking of No. 44. Forbes’ “America’s Most Promising Companies” list features 100 privately held, high-growth companies with bright futures. HUMAN Healthy Vending is the only vending company to

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Is Your Office Killing You?

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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.

Hello, HUMANists, There’s a scene in NBC’s “The Office” where Dwight – the comically uptight and irreverent salesman – removes the processed junk-food items from the vending machine and literally hammers in farm-fresh produce. While it’s a humorous scene, it is not a far cry from what is actually happening in progressive large corporations and governmental agencies around the nation (without the hammering, of

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USDA Overhauls Junk Food in Schools

Annabel Adams

Communitcations & Media Director at HUMAN Healthy Vending
Annabel Adams is a Los Angeles-based writer and the blogger behind Feed Me, I'm Cranky where she tackles food and obesity politics. To fuel her barefoot running and powerlifting, Annabel loves to snack on anything vegan she can get her hands on. Annabel has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Fitness, Health, and Redbook magazines.

Within the month, or later (no one seems to know for sure), the USDA will announce its proposed nutritional standards for foods that children can buy outside of their school cafeterias. Collectively known as “competitive foods” (since they “compete” with the school cafeteria), these are foods bought in vending machines, à la carte and in student stores. This will be the first time there

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Orchard Park, NY Principal Honored with Leadership in Health Award

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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.

Making a Statement for Good Health Principal Jon Wolf Honored with Leadership in Health, Nutrition & Education Award Earlier this month, Orchard Park High School Principal Jon Wolf was honored with the HUMAN Leadership in Health, Nutrition & Education Award. Principal Wolf was given this recognition for his decision to provide his students with healthy vending machines. Principal Wolf knew the effects of junk

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Healthy Vending Machines: The Future of the Healthy Vending Industry

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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.

Recently, H.U.M.A.N. Healthy Vending‘s Chief Humanist, Sean Kelly, delivered a presentation to The Whole Grains Council on how to dominate the vending business. The “vending” industry as we know it is changing, with state-of-the-art, innovative, healthy vending machines taking over those old, clunky, junk food machines. This innovation is key to success in the new and improved “automated retail” industry. Automated retail is a

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New School Vending Machines Give Lessons In The Lunchroom

Science, math, history, reading…some of the main subjects our kids are taught everyday at school. It’s important for them to learn the multiplication tables, the order of the planets and how to conjugate a verb. But there is one subject that takes a back seat in schools much to the detriment of our kids – health.

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Eating Healthy is Easier and More Affordable Than Ever!

Remember that old excuse we used to have about eating poorly? You know, the one where we claim it’s “too expensive” to buy the healthy stuff? Well, that excuse is going out the window because the price of healthy snacks & beverages are finally starting to compete with their junk food counterparts. This means it should be easier for us to make smarter snacking

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Healthy Vending Machines & Deconstructing the Oxymoron

Patrick Sanders

Operations Director at HUMAN Everywhere
Patrick Sanders is a fitness enthusiast, world traveler, and outdoorsman from Elko, Nevada.A pragmatic guy, he makes his eating decisions based mainly on grams of protein per dollar (GPPD). When he's not working as HUMAN's Director of Operations you can find him in a Muay Thai gym, spearfishing, or traveling the world with his wife.

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What do these words have in common: United Nations, healthy tan, death benefits, tight slacks, and easy payments have in common?  They’re all oxymorons!  Well when most people hear the phrase “healthy vending machines”, it gets the same reaction: “HUH?!?” Well I’m here to wipe the silly look of confusion off of everyone’s face, because healthy vending machines DO exist.  But I can definitely

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The New Era of Mean, Green, Vending Machines!

Patrick Sanders

Operations Director at HUMAN Everywhere
Patrick Sanders is a fitness enthusiast, world traveler, and outdoorsman from Elko, Nevada.A pragmatic guy, he makes his eating decisions based mainly on grams of protein per dollar (GPPD). When he's not working as HUMAN's Director of Operations you can find him in a Muay Thai gym, spearfishing, or traveling the world with his wife.

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Some things never change: Donald Trump’s hair, the Cubs’ chances of making it to the World Series, and until now: vending machines.  When I think of vending machines I think of brown boxes with coils dispensing chips, cookies, and candy.  Apparently I’m living in the past, because the once stagnant industry of vending is being revamped for the 21st century.  Heavily influenced by global

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