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Product Types Part2

Jawbreakers

Another bulk vending classic, the jawbreaker comes in a great selection of flavors. Most come with a gum or candy center, making them very tempting and a favorite with kids. The most common sizes for jawbreakers are 1” diameter to 2.25”.

  • Perfect for: Young adults, teens and kids
  • Pros: Unique offering. Great draw for children oriented locations. Jawbreakers have an 18-24 month shelf life.
  • Cons: Smaller profit margins, about twice more expensive than gumballs.

Mints

Typically mints come as either a gum or candy product. Very popular as both a sweet treat and as a way for clean fresh breath. We like using these in our machines placed in restaurants and offices.

  • Perfect for: Adults, young adults, teens and kids
  • Pros: Unique product offering. Works well in just about any restaurant location. Most candy mints have an 18-24 month shelf life.
  • Cons: Not as popular as gum and traditional candy.

Nuts

Available is a huge assortment of types, nuts can be a great seller depending on location. Typical nut products you can bulk vend include; A variety of Almonds, Cashews, Peanuts, Pecans, Pistachios, Macadamia,  Brazil, Pumpkin Seed and various nut mixes. Many of these come in a variety of tastes like salted, sweet, BBQ, hot, spicy, etc…

  • Perfect for: Adults, young adults, teens and kids
  • Pros: Unique product offering. Works well in office, retail and industrial settings like break rooms. Typically higher shelf life than gum or candy and can be extended with refrigerated storage.
  • Cons: Much higher cost ratio but this can be offset with 50 cent vends.

Bouncy Balls

Bouncy balls seem to magically draw kids to your machines, often great sellers. These come in fun and entertaining designs typically 1” diameter to 2” diameter. The perfect product for locations with lots of children and family foot traffic. Works well in just about any vending rack unit.

  • Perfect for: Kids, teens and young adults
  • Pros: Unique product offering. Easy to refill and manage inventory. Works well in 50 cent machines.
  • Cons: Possible concerns by store owner about kids playing with these fast moving toys. These machines see a lot of touching and handling by children so they should be heavy-duty and may require cleaning more often.

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