Monday, May 19, 2008
Top snacks in dollar sales from vending machines, according to Automatic Merchandiser.
2. Doritos Big Grab
3. Peanut M&Ms
4. Cheetos Crunchy
5. Cheez-It Original
6. Twix Bar
7. Strawberry Frosted Pop-Tarts
8. Rice Krispies Treat
9. Lay's Chips
10. Mrs. Freshley's Jumbo Honey Bun
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A 2001 Harvard School of Public Health study found that for each soda or juice drink a child drinks a day, the child's odds of becoming overweight increase 1.6 times.
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As of 2006, 9.6 percent of vending machines were in schools or colleges, according to Automatic Merchandiser's State of the Vending Industry report.