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Who Needs to Stay Focused and Energized All Day Long?

We believe that people in motion should have easy access to healthy snacks and beverages along with traditional favorites in modest portions. Sleepy Cricket Healthy Vending can accommodate the dietary restrictions and special preferences for your facility. We can help you determine if you need a monthly snack box, self-serve micro-market or a combination vending machine. In addition, we offer [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Who Needs to Stay Focused and Energized All Day Long?

A Week’s Worth of Healthy & Tasty Packed Lunches for Under $20!

The sun is blazing. The air is unbearably HOT. Is staying indoors and pulling a cool salad from the break room fridge the best option for lunch? You bet! Check out these options for five days of energy packed salads for under $20. You'll thank me on Friday when you use the money you saved all week to cool [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Living|Comments Off on A Week’s Worth of Healthy & Tasty Packed Lunches for Under $20!

How to Make the Most of Your Local Farmer’s Market!

Making the Most of Your Local Farmer's Market: A Primer on How to Buy The Best Produce! Visiting a Farmer's Market is both a joy and a challenging task.  If you're anything like me, you are seduced by the variety of colors, textures and flavors available.  As you walk the aisles, your mind fills with recipes requiring the maximum variety of [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: Tips & Ideas|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Make the Most of Your Local Farmer’s Market!

Healthy Trends

America is quickly becoming a nutrition-conscious nation as more Americans are choosing a healthier lifestyle that includes exercise and better nutrition. Americans are eating healthier at home and are looking for those same healthy options in vending as well. In a recent report from the food and beverage industry, consumption of carbonated and sugared drinks dropped by 2.6% but consumption [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Trends|Comments Off on Healthy Trends

A Cool History

The vending industry dates back to 215 BCE, when a device that was used to dispense holy water was used in the temples of Egypt. The device was invented by the Greek mathematician, Hero of Alexandria. 1888: The Thomas Adams gum company introduced the first vending machine in the USA. The machines sold Tutti-Frutti gum on train platforms in New [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: History|Comments Off on A Cool History

What’s in it for my business?

Healthy Vending May Be The Best Business Decision Of The Year. The fact that you have vending machines in your facilities demonstrates your concern about your employees. The fact that you are considering a switch to healthy snacks and healthy vending machines from the Sleepy Cricket LLC demonstrates your concern about your employees’ long-term health. It also demonstrates that you [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Categories: Business|Comments Off on What’s in it for my business?