QUICK LINKS: Vending Videos  |  Micromarkets  |

VT Classifieds


Buy a Classified Ad


Editorial Calendars


Circulation Data






Operators Date Book


Bookmark this site

Issue Date: Vol. 53, No. 6, June 2013, Posted On: 6/18/2013

Walnut Group Shows Mechanical Cupped-Candy Venders At NAMA

Tim Sanford
TAGS: bulk vending, vending machine, candy vending machine, Walnut Group Inc., Candy Cups vending machine, bulk candy, vending machine Hygiene, food sanitation

LAS VEGAS -- The Walnut Group's novel Candy Cups machine was on display at the recent National Automatic Merchandising Association's OneShow, held late April here. Candy Cups is an all-mechanical bulk-loading machine designed to dispense popular bulk confections in disposable, recyclable 50-ml. (1.69-fl.oz.) cups, rather than directly into the patron's hand (see VT, December).

bulk vending, Walnut Group PHOTO: Showing off Candy Cups vender at NAMA's OneShow in Las Vegas, from left, are Naomi Stroud, The Walnut Group, Annie Tsai, United Sheetmetal (Fremont, CA), Walnut's Ty Nickel and United's John Hsieh.

The cup holds about 50gm. (1.76 oz.) of candy or gum, equivalent to 50 to 55 pieces of M&M's. The model on display had three chambers, each holding 210 cups (630 total), and can dispense three product selections. Couplers are available to join two or three machines into a center or island display with all-around access. The complete vend cycle -- dropping the cup and filling it -- is entirely powered by the patron's turning the knob that actuates the coin mech.

Cups can be imprinted with location, operator or product logotypes, and Walnut Group reports that the system is being warmly received by high-end clients concerned about hygiene.

The Walnut Group is based in Toronto and is online at walnutgroupinc.com.

Topic: Bulk Vending

  • Beaver Machine Plans To Unveil New Bulk Vender At Amusement Expo
  • Clever Internet Scamsters Target Importers Of Foreign Goods
  • New York Detectives Nab Suspect In Thefts Of 100+ Bulk Vending Machines
  • Deal Reached In Labor Dispute At West Coast Ports; Bulk Vending Commodities Expected To Flow Smoothly Again
  • West Coast Labor Dispute Plays Havoc With Bulk Vending Supply Lines

Copyright © 2015 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570