Vending machines are everywhere, they're in your local pub, bowling alley and even shopping centre; they're placed strategically to try and tempt you into purchasing the sweet treats inside and a lot of the time they succeed. Although they're extremely successful in the world of retail you may be wondering how they could possibly prove to be a benefit in your office. Well, when you're hidden under a mountain of work and you're wondering how you're going to last until lunch or make it through until the end of the day, a sweet treat or crispy snack could be just the thing you need.
A lot of people don't have the luxury of being able to grab food at the office; they have to wait until lunchtime until they can go out to the local supermarket or they have to tuck into their packed lunch before they should meaning that they're left with a tasteless sandwich to enjoy over an hour. It has been proved that just getting up from your desk to make a drink, nip to the loo or grab a snack gives you a small break and you come back much more focused and ready to work.
So why don't you consider installing a vending machine in the office? Although you have a set lunchtime and breaks a delicious treat every now and again could help to improve the mood and increase people's energy. Staff will not only enjoy their scrumptious snacks but they'll appreciate the fact that they only have to walk across the room to get it.
If you've been tempted by the prospects of an office vending machine then you'll have to consider the type that you will need as there's a great variety out there. There are a few things to consider when deciding on the best machine for your office; the first thing would be to think about what it is people want from a snack. When choosing a snack people will consider the taste and quality, variety and the nutritional content of what they are about to consume.
These factors are one of the main things that will help you make a decision on what machine is best for you, other things to think about would be the floor space that you have available, how many people will be using it?, do you want it to stock purely sweet snacks or sweet and savoury?, will it be a machine for use by employees or the public too?
These are all things for you to think about when it comes to the installation of a vending machine, although if you don't think you'll have the time then contact a company; they'll come out and decide on the best machine for you after asking a few brief questions, they'll then come back and install it and return whenever a refill is needed.
This article was written by Jason Hodgkinson who collects retro vending machines for sale. If you require a vending machine for your business however, try www.ksv.co.uk.