The innovation of food and beverages vending machine promises for a higher quality of food and beverage, growing customer interaction, improved cashless payment acceptance as well as more strong-growing competition with foodservice. The rising retail industry together with the growing requirement to spread out virtual space in the retail outlet is fuelling the expansion of this market all over the world. Moreover, constant research and development activities, the launch of the intelligent vending machine, increasing requirement for cashless vending machines and automated retailing coupled with the ability to minimize operational cost are considered to support the growth and stimulate the expansion of this market in the approaching years. On the other hand, soaring preliminary investment for the set up of these vending machine might possibly influence its market expansion in the years to follow.
Market Players are introducing vending machines that acknowledge payments through debit cards, credit cards as well as mobile payments. This encourages them to gain the attention of consumers, thusly driving the sales. The most recent trend picking up footing in the market is capable of real-time data collection via intelligent vending machines. These machines are being prepared to deal with data transfer, in-data gathering and data analysis. These innovative features empower the retailers to concentrate on their core competencies of product quality and timely distribution.
The food vending machine market is considered to reflect a robust expansion over the approaching years. On the other hand, the beverages vending machine that is additionally subclassified into cold beverage vending machines, hot beverage vending machines and wine/liquor/beer/soda vending machines. The cold beverages vending machine, amid all of these subcategories, is considered to add the highest on the basis of revenue. On the other hand, the wine/liquor/beer/soda vending machines are believed to reflect a remarkable expansion in the years to follow. In addition, the food vending machine is further subcategorized as snack vending machines, candy vending machines, frozen food vending machine, fresh food vending machines, milk vending machines, fruits vending machines along with others (such as egg vending machine). The snack vending machine, amid all these subcategories, is considered to gain the maximum market share trailed by candy and frozen food vending machine in the approaching years.
The market is considered as gaining maximum market share from North America region and is considered to trailed by Europe. The labeling of nutritional measures on the products has made obligatory by the governments. The vending machines are equipped for showing such substance obviously and are therefore anticipated to drive the expansion of the market all over North America market. Though, the Asia Pacific market is moreover believed to enlist a robust twofold figure expansion before the end of 2020. In Asia Pacific market, China is believed to be the most lucrative region taken after by India. More and more launch of new hot beverages appropriate for the vending machine is aiding the expansion of the market in China.
Recently, a Canteen franchise in Davenport, IA, Hasty Tasty Food Service (HTFS), in addition, functioning as Valley Vending, has taken over HVP Vending, Inc. of Morrison, IL. The owner of HTFS said that HVP Vending, Inc was a good fit. The company further stated that this acquisition decision gave them a strong base to move ahead in North as well as search out as many experienced employees as well. A few of the other major players functioning in the market worldwide are Innovative Vending Solutions LLC, Fuji Electric Co. Ltd., GTECH Corp, UK Vending Ltd, Bulk Vending Systems Ltd, Azkoyen SA, American Vending Machine, Inc, Abberfield Technology Pty. Ltd, USA Technologies Inc, Cantaloupe Systems Inc and Bianchi Vending Group SpA amid others.