Hollywood, FL, Mandates Healthy Vending Choices

Posted On: 7/22/2014

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TAGS: vending machines, healthy vending mandate, Hollywood FL vending machine, American Heart Association, Mayor Peter Bober, Gilly Vending

HOLLYWOOD, FL -- Vending machines at all city-owned buildings in Broward County's Hollywood, FL, will soon comply with new nutritional guidelines.

At least 30% of the products in each machine will meet the American Heart Association's recommended standards for food and beverages offered in the workplace. Another 20% will meet at least one of the recommended standards.

The new rules, conceived by Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober, will impact the city's 45 vending machines, which are operated by Miami-based Gilly Vending.