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Healthy vending Machines for Schools and Academies

Vending machines with healthy options in schools, colleges and universities help to promote a healthy lifestyle as well as improving the concentration levels of students. Sugary snacks and drinks can have a negative effect on school performance levels, which is why it’s time to snack on healthy snacks.

Healthy Snacks for Schools and Academies

There’s much thought and evidence that shows having a healthy diet when you’re a child will mean that you will continue a healthy and balanced diet later in life. By allowing students to choose healthy options at school, you are helping them to form a balanced diet for the future. As well as educating children about the great health benefits compared to sugary sweets, chocolate and fizzy drinks.

See our Healthy Vending page here.

Sugary snacks gives children them a sugar high for a short period and then a slump. Whereas nuts and cereal bars have slowly release energy for an increase in energy. This means that student’s productivity is improved.

We can provide vending machines which include the following items:

  • Cereal bars
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Seeds, nuts and dried fruit
  • Salads
  • Yoghurts
  • Rice cakes
  • Popcorn
  • Bottles of water

University Healthy Vending Machines

For busy students, vending machines can be a life-saver as they are situated in libraries and outside lecture theatres. A long session in the library can mean that students burn out but vending machines help students to get a quick fix of energy. But by switching their regular food choices to purchasing a healthy option from the vending machine they can gain a sustained level of energy.

Food vending machines that are chilled offer a more filling option for students, such as delicious sandwiches and healthy salads.

Benefits for Healthy Vending in Schools and Universities:

  • Vending machines can increase revenue for the establishment
  • Students and parents can have peace-of-mind that healthy options are available
  • The healthy options align with Government recommendations
  • Reduce queues in cafeterias and reduces the need for staff and dinner ladies
  • A healthy snack option for when the cafeteria is closed
  • Keeps students on campus rather than walking to the local shop

Contact us today if your school or university is looking to offer healthy vending to your students. Or simply speak to the team to find out more information.