Connecticut-based companies are increasingly adopting in-house food service like vending machines.  Why the acceleration in vending installations? Valued Employee Benefit Access to food and beverages on the job is considered a perk by most employees.  Subsequently, employers commonly provide coffee in the morning, but what about snacks throughout the day or lunch options?  The convenience…

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Brad Bachtelle of Bachtelle & Associates projected there will be 35,000 micro market locations by the year 2022.  They will generate $1.6 billion in revenue over the next 10 years. But what exactly IS a micro market? What is a Micromarket? A micro market is more than just a bank of vending machines in your…

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There is no such thing as a free lunch. Or is there? A number of companies nationwide are discovering the value of complementary food and beverages for their employees and finding that access to a workplace pantry is increasingly regarded as a perk. For a nominal investment – after all, how much is a bag…

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What snacks will work in my vending machines?  This is a question asked by many, made more difficult by the fact that the food industry is marked by rapid-fire new introductions. Driven by shifts in consumer demographics, nutritional awareness and flavor trends, there are a multitude of new products making their debut every month.  And…

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