QUICK LINKS: Videos  |  Micromarkets |

Redemption Report

|

Classifieds

|

Buy a Classified Ad

|

Editorial Calendars

|

Circulation Data

|

Downloads

|

Bookstore

|

Date Book

Search:      

Bookmark this site




Issue Date: Vol. 54, No. 3, March 2014, Posted On: 2/11/2014


Beer Vending Fridge Only Works With Canadian Passports


Hank Schlesinger
swag@earthlink.net
TAGS: Vending Machines, Sochi Winter Olympics, Canadian Beer Vending Machine, Molson Coors Brewing Co., Vending Fridge, Molson Canadian Beer Fridge, Canadian Winter Olympians

SOCHI, Russia -- Leave it to the Canadians to innovate during the Winter Olympics. While members of the press and athletes have been complaining about the facilities' shortcomings, the Canadians are kicking back with cold ones thanks to the Molson Coors Brewing Co.

The beer company created a unique machine that activates when a passport is inserted into a scanner. And the refrigerated vender only opens for Canadian passports.

The concept has gained worldwide press attention for its ingenuity. However, no word as to whether the Canadian athletes are sharing the bounty. Cheers.


Topic: Vending Features

Articles:
  • ATM Routemen Drive Away, Forget Bag With $140,000
  • Carlyle Group Invests $85M In Chinese Vending Machine Operator Ubox
  • Outerwall Posts Q2 Loss Hit By EcoATM Competition; Price Hike Offsets Redbox Declines
  • Parlevel Systems Ship Its Vending Management System To First Canadian Customer
  • Canada's City Coin Vending Adopts Cantaloupe's Seed Office

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