Category Archives: The Bigger Picture

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 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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Healthy Vending Franchisee Becomes Nutrition Hero

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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’s never too early or too late in life to make a positive change and Pat DePirro at 39 years old did just that. As a father to two young children, he knew he wanted to do something his kids could be proud of. By becoming a nutrition activist in his Miami, Fl community, he did just that. Whoa! Click the “play button” above

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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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How to Become a Local Celebrity… And Why You’d Want to

Amy Coplen

Marketing Queen at HUMAN Everywhere
A southern bell with a salty attitude, Amy moved to the big city to fulfill her dreams! As a social butterfly with a strong desire for success, Amy found internet marketing to be her one true calling in life. With a passion for personal development and a strong dedication to live her life with a positive mindset, she found HUMAN to be the perfect atmosphere to spread her wings and flourish.

So what exactly is a “local celebrity”? A local celebrity is a well-known person in a local community who is known for their local knowledge, expertise and contagious personality. Now why in the world should YOU want to be a “local celeb”? Consumers these days want more than just a standard vending service, although that is an essential part of the criteria, it’s not

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Healthy Vending Snacks Evolve: Captain HUMAN at Expo West

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.

by Annabel Adams This past weekend, HUMAN’s CEO, Sean Kelly, Captain HUMAN himself, and I attended Natural Products Expo West, the world’s largest natural, organic, and healthy products trade show, held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. If there’s any question in your mind as to the state of the natural products industry, consider that when Expo West first started in 1981,

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HUMAN Attends “Building a Healthier Future” Summit

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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 Joins the Political Front to End Childhood Obesity CEO Sean Kelly Attends Partnership for a Healthier America’s Inaugural “Building a Healthier Future” Summit in Washington, DC The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and First Lady Michelle Obama to solve the nation’s obesity crisis, hosted its first national summit last week on November 29th and 30th, 2011. HUMAN’s CEO, Sean

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Why Do We Do It?

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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.

Why Do We Do What We Do? Tony Robbins Uncovers the Invisible Forces Behind Motivation Have you ever failed to achieve something significant in your life? Chances are, you have. Failure is a part of being human. But here comes the zinger…why did you fail to achieve it? Usually, the same old excuses come up: “I didn’t have enough time. We just didn’t have

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HUMAN Healthy Vending Featured in LA Times & ABC News

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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.

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! HUMAN Healthy Vending Featured in Los Angeles Times & ABC News We have another exciting update for you! HUMAN was just featured in the LA Times and ABC News. First, we were named one of Entrepreneur’s “Top 100 Brilliant Companies” in June, then one of CNN Money’s “10 Generation Next Entrepreneurs to Watch,” and now…the Los Angeles Times

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HUMAN Healthy Vending Buffalo NY

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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.

NFL Player-Turned-Social-Entrepreneur Tackles Obesity Crisis Buffalo Bills Player, Jon Corto, and His Wife, Jen, Launch Wellness Day Event at Orchard Park Middle School Last Tuesday was an exciting day for the Buffalo, NY area. Nearby Orchard Park Middle School hosted a Wellness Day, and celebrated with a new HUMAN Healthy Vending machine! Buffalo Bills Safety Jon Corto and his wife, Jen, launched a sampling

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