Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. Books 65 Healthy Vending Machines and Five Healthy Micro Markets in August
This month marks the first bookings of Fresh Micro Markets to a newly appointed franchisee, for placement in corporate break rooms.
SAN DIEGO - September 04, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTC Markets: VEND), North America's leading healthy vending franchisor, closed August with the addition of 65 combo machines and five Fresh Micro Markets, booked to deferred revenue, represented by five newly appointed franchisees. This booking of Fresh Micro Markets to a new franchisee is the first for Company's franchise network.
The 65 combo machines and five Fresh Micro Markets represent approximately $705,000 in anticipated revenue. Four new franchisees acquired the combo machines, while one new franchisee acquired all five micro markets, aggregating the number of bookings to 70.
"Fresh Healthy Vending's combo machine continues to cement its place as a consistently viable option for our growing franchise network," said Alex Kennedy, CEO of Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. "This, combined with the new Fresh Micro Market, which has already been placed in several corporate offices, gives us confidence that the options for Fresh Healthy Vending franchises will continue throughout the second half of the year."
The Fresh Healthy Vending machines and micro markets booked in August are projected to be placed throughout the U.S. in locations such as office break rooms, school campuses, community centers, shopping malls, hospitals and more.
This news is announced just after Inc. Magazine ranked Fresh Healthy Vending in the top 20% on its list of 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the US, at #894.
For more information on Fresh Healthy Vending, the franchise program, or to receive a free healthy vending machine in your school or business, visit www.freshvending.com or call toll free 888-902-7558.
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 180 active franchisees throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas, and actively looks to partner with like-minded entrepreneurs who share its vision.
The Company offers three different vending options: (i) the Healthy Vending Combo snack and drink machine, (ii) the Healthy Vending Touch - a 46" 3D interactive touch screen vending machine, and (iii) the Fresh Micro Market.
The Company has booked over 2,300 machines for placement in schools, universities, hospitals, community centers, military bases, airports, fitness facilities, YMCAs, libraries and many other locations.
Fresh Healthy Vending provides a comprehensive integrated business model that:
- Has an integrative focus on securing qualified locations for vending machine placement on behalf of franchisees;
- Has an in-house products department which creates specialized menus specific to each location;
- Has a corporate owned machine division to provide an independent revenue stream separate from franchise sales;
- Provides franchisees with best practices obtained and enhanced by experience of directly operating machines and managing routes;
- Delivers a one of a kind franchise-coaching program to assist franchisees with developing their healthy vending business using the company's Steps to Success Program.
Fresh Healthy Vending's stock is traded on the OTC Markets, Symbol: VEND.
For more information on Fresh Healthy Vending, the Franchise Program, or to receive a free healthy vending machine in your school or business, visit www.freshvending.com or call toll free 888-902-7558.
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