Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. Secures 115 Location Contracts in December 2014
Including 11 for Its New Fresh Micro Market Concept
After Being Ranked the Number One Vending Franchise on Entrepreneur Magazine's 2015 Franchise 500® List, the Company Continues Growing Its National Footprint of Healthy Vending Machines and Micro Markets
SAN DIEGO, CA - (Marketwired - Jan 12, 2015) - Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND), North America's leading healthy vending franchisor, announces its completion of December 2014, with the procurement of 115 new locations for the intended placement of healthy vending machines and micro markets across the nation.
11 of the location contracts secured in December were for Fresh Healthy Vending's corporate-owned micro market operating division in San Diego. Fresh Healthy Vending confirms it has 20 locations currently operating Micro Markets with approximately 15 new locations pending installation.
"Our corporate operations footprint of healthy vending machines and micro markets on the ground in San Diego County is growing steadily, as planned, after another 11 locations were secured in December," said Art Budman, CEO at Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. "With 20 micro markets currently operating under our corporate-owned network, we're confident that this is a suitable sampling for our current and prospective franchisees to see how lucrative well-received the product is in both retail and office environments, as we extend the opportunity to them in 2015. Our 20 corporate-owned micro markets have been well received in both the retail and office environments and we are excited that we can offer this opportunity to our franchisees."
Nationwide, educational facilities remained prevalent for December's secured locations, as Fresh Healthy Vending continues to support the efforts of the USDA's Smart Snacks in School regulation. Fresh Healthy Vending's website platform, www.freshandhealthy.org, caters to the new USDA guidelines and supports locations looking to implement a healthy vending program.
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 195 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.
For more information on Fresh Healthy Vending, the franchise program, or to receive a free healthy vending machine in your school or business, visit http://www.freshvending.com or call toll free 888 902-7558.
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 for the quarterly period ended 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