Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. Awarded Contract for Minnesota's Largest School District

In Compliance With the Smart Snack Regulations Set Forth by the Federal Government, Anoka-Hennepin School District Has Granted the Leading Healthy Franchisor the Right to Furnish Snack and Beverage Vending Services in Its Middle School and High School Locations

SAN DIEGO, CA - (Marketwired - Feb 18, 2015) - Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND), the leading healthy vending franchisor, has been awarded a 1.5 year contract to place healthy snack and beverage choices in Minnesota's largest school district. As part of this agreement with the Anoka-Hennepin School District, Fresh Healthy Vending will also provide the school district with a Fresh grant.

Franchisees Steve and Misty Paparella of Tasty and Healthy Vending have already begun placing machines in the district, which serves approximately 38,000 students in 24 elementary schools, six middle schools and five high schools, plus alternative middle and high school sites.

"We believe this contract and the resulting placement of vending machines will be a valuable addition for our Minnesota franchisee, Tasty and Healthy Vending," said Art Budman, CEO of Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. "Knowing this, our team worked hard and put forth the necessary efforts to secure this contract, showcasing Fresh Healthy Vending's continual commitment to securing locations for its existing franchise network."

The partnership between Fresh Healthy Vending and Anoka-Hennepin is intended to align students' snack and beverage vending machine choices with the federal regulations regarding Smart Snacks contained in the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. The machines will provide students with access to healthy snack and beverage options such as smoothies, natural juices, fruit, granola bars, baked chips and natural sodas.

"The Anoka-Hennepin School District and its desire to provide healthy options for students and staff is just one example of the increased shift towards healthy vending," said Budman. "We're proud to be at the forefront of this movement, securing qualified locations for which we provide comprehensive and effective solutions for healthy options across the country."

This partnership, in conjunction with other educational facilities secured by Fresh Healthy Vending every month, is part of a larger effort to showcase the positive effects that nutrition in the school environment can have both on and off campus.

For more information on Fresh Healthy Vending, the franchise program, or to receive a free healthy vending machine in your school or business, visit or call toll free 888-902-7558 FREE.

About Fresh Healthy Vending

Fresh Healthy Vending, based in San Diego, California, is North America's leading healthy vending franchisor. Fresh Healthy Vending pioneered the concept of vending machines stocked with tried-and-tested fresh, healthy snack options and capitalizes on a growing market of health conscious consumers. The Company has more than 200 active franchisees throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas, and continually looks to partner with like-minded entrepreneurs who share its vision. The Company has booked over 2,500 machines for placement in schools, universities, hospitals, community centers, military bases, airports, fitness facilities, YMCAs, libraries and many other locations.

Fresh Healthy Vending's stock is traded on the OTC Markets, Symbol: VEND.

Cautionary note on forward-looking statements

Except for historical information contained in this release, statements in this release may constitute forward-looking statements regarding assumptions, projections, expectations, targets, intentions or beliefs about future events that are based on management's belief, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management. While the Company believes that expectations are based upon reasonable assumptions, there can be no assurances that goals, results and strategy will be realized. Numerous factors, including risks and uncertainties, terms and availability of financing, may affect actual results and may cause results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements made by the Company or on its behalf. In addition to statements, which explicitly describe risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements labeled with such terms as "believes," "belief," "expects," "intends," "feels," "anticipates," "proposes," "proposed," or "plans" to be uncertain and forward-looking. More detailed information on these and additional factors that could affect Fresh Healthy Vending's actual results are described in Fresh Healthy Vending's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Form 10-Q's for the quarterly periods ended December 31, 2014 and September 30, 2014 and its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. All forward-looking statements in this news release speak only as of the date of this news release and are based on Fresh Healthy Vending's current beliefs and expectations. Fresh Healthy Vending undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

SOURCE Fresh Healthy Vending


Jessica Windell


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