Category Archives: HEALTHY VENDING INDUSTRY

Healthy Vending In YMCAs: Progress Update!

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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’s recent partnership with the YMCA of the USA has been nothing short of fascinating. In the first quarter of 2013 alone, HUMAN Healthy Vending has sold an estimated 180,000 healthful snacks in healthy vending machines placed at YMCAs across the country!   What do YMCA directors all around the world have to say about having HUMAN Healthy Vending at their centers?

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HUMAN Healthy Vending Revolution: You In?

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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.

Road Trip! We recently sent a team flying around the country and interviewing our franchisees in their day-to-day routines. The result? Eight eye-opening videos that show what it’s really like to be a healthy vending business owner including ride-alongs, how to stock your machines, how to find the best locations, expert vending tips, and in general, what it’s like living a day-in-the-life of a

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Healthy Vending Franchisee Transforms His Life

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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.

Jeremy Griffin, a HUMAN Healthy Vending franchisee based in Midland, Texas, believes that his business has not only helped improve his community and his finances, but also his health. Learn how Jeremy has transformed his life, as well as his secrets to running a successful healthy vending franchise, below. One of the key reasons HUMAN Healthy Vending is different from other franchises is that

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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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Healthy Vending Franchises Will Grow Due to USDA Ruling

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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.

The USDA’s initial guidelines on “competitive foods,” which are all foods and beverages sold to students on the school campus during the school day, other than those meals reimbursable under federal meal programs, had not been revised for more than 30 years. Yesterday, that changed when the USDA finally released its proposed revisions! What do the current proposed revisions mean for the healthy vending

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Healthy Vending Franchise Leads to Dream Job

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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.

Want to hear a secret? People care more about why you do something than what you do, or how you do it. At HUMAN, we know why we’re disruptors of the $42B vending industry: we want to make healthy food more convenient than junk food. It started with Sean Kelly’s a-ha moment at a New York fitness club and has since transformed into an

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The Future

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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 HUMAN family, It’s no surprise that healthy vending machines are the wave of the future. We’re moving away from the lifestyles that make us sick and finding ways to treat ourselves well — even while we’re on the run. Need proof? Over 2/3rds of Americans of all ages are actively seeking healthier foods (Mintel, 2012) Nationwide, sales of all natural and organic products

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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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You Won’t Believe This

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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, You won’t believe this! Did you know: In the last 50 years, over 1000 new chemicals and ingredients have been used in food products without the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) even knowing about them, let alone reviewing their safety Food packages can indicate that the food has “0g trans fat” when there really is trans fat in the food Food packages

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Nutella and Kashi in the Hot Seat for “Health Washing”

Annabel Adams

Communications 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.

If you’re unfamiliar with the term “health washing,” you’ll likely start to notice it pop up more and more, especially given two companies currently in the news –Nutella and Kashi – for their perceived participation in said term. “Health washing” is used to describe food companies that tout the purported health benefits of their product(s) in a disingenuous way. So, by either conveniently leaving

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