SAN DIEGO, CA - (Marketwired - Jul 13, 2015) - Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) ("FHV") announced that they have retained the services of Institutional Marketing Services (IMS), a full service investor relations firm founded by John Nesbett.
Nick Yates, Chairman and Founder of Fresh Healthy Vending, stated, "We have been steadily growing our franchise footprint with new locations for both our Fresh Healthy Vending machines and Fresh Micro Markets. This momentum, coupled with our launch of Fresh Micro Markets for both corporate operations and franchising, has brought us to the point where we believe it's important to begin implementing a more strategic investor relations program. IMS has experience working with quality emerging companies and we look forward to working with them to enhance our communications and outreach activities with potential investors."
John G. Nesbett, Founder and President of IMS, commented, "Fresh Healthy Vending is poised to increase its leadership role in the growing healthy vending sector. The Company is well positioned to continue to benefit from consumer demand for healthier food alternatives and its franchise business model is steadily attracting new participants. The Company has reported solid growth in fiscal 2015 including a particularly strong third quarter compared to the prior year. IMS looks forward to helping FHV create a broader, more educated investor audience as the company grows."
Institutional Marketing Services, Inc. (IMS) (www.institutionalms.com) is a full-service investor relations firm founded by John Nesbett. The firm offers expert advice and enhanced execution across all investor relations activities to help companies build credibility and reach in the investment community. The firm's strategic consulting capabilities are rooted in many years of experience helping public companies amplify their message on Wall Street.
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 over 210 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 2,700 machines for placement in schools, universities, hospitals, community centers, military bases, airports, fitness facilities, YMCAs, libraries and many other locations.
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 Forms 10-Q for the quarterly periods ended March 31, 2015, December 31, 2014, 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.
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