Blog Posts


Is Carb Rinsing the Next Big Thing in Sport Nutrition?


As the World Cup draws to a close, there are plenty of memories to hold onto for years to come. They don't include images of athletes rinsing their mouths and spitting. Yet the more we think about, the more it seems like the amount of rinsing and spitting has been way up this year.


NHS Makes the Case for Adoption of Healthy Vending Machines


In 2017, NHS England chief Simon Stevens made it clear that hospitals under his jurisdiction had to reduce the volume of sugary drinks sold on their premises. Now that the numbers are in, it looks like Stevens' strategy has worked. And without even knowing it, he and NHS England have made the case for adopting healthy vending machines at NHS hospitals.


Fight 'Al Desko Dining' with Nutritional Vending Machines


A new term has been coined to describe the unhealthy eating habits workers in the Western world are prone to. 'Al desko dining' refers to the practice of spending the day eating unhealthy foods at one's desk. And according to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is a growing problem in a lot of places.


Nutrichondria and Its Influence on Fitness Nutrition


We will be the first to admit that trends in nutrition and fitness affect our bottom line. But that's not to say that we favour any one trend over another. Our job is to simply respond to what consumers want by filling our vending machines with the right kinds of products. As such, we pay close attention to public opinion as it relates to fitness nutrition.


Are Sports Nutrition Products Ready for Customisation?


Coca-Cola recently unveiled the latest in their line of Freestyle vending machines. The new Freestyle 9100 offers several technological advances over its predecessor, advances built around the idea of customisation. Reading about it made us wonder whether sports nutrition products are ready for the same level of customisation. In a word, no.