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Healthy vending machines come to Rutland

On Feb. 10, Berkshire Natural, a healthy snack and beverage company serving New England, announced the expansion of their healthy vending machines to New Hampshire and Vermont. The expansion will further Berkshire Natural’s goal to make healthy snacks available and convenient to the general public.

Currently, there is one Berkshire Natural Healthy Vending Machine in Keene High School in Keene, N.H. Sales Representative Amy Banno in in charge of this recent expansion effort and hopes to include public and private schools as well as hospitals, YMCAs, corporations and universities throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. Bannon said she will focus first on Burlington, Rutland, Hanover and Keene from her office in Rutland, Vt.

“When looking to rejoin the workforce, I searched for a healthy food company that I felt passionate about and could really connect with their values and Berkshire Natural was that perfect fit,” said Berkshire Natural Sales Rep, Amy Bannon. “I’m thrilled to further the availability of healthy, organic and local vending options and provide healthier snack choices for kids and grownups around New Hampshire and Vermont.”

Products provided by Berkshire Natural have no trans fats, no high-fructose corn syrup, no artificial flavors, and are locally sourced whenever possible. Products include: Justin’s Organic Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups, Green Mountain Yogurt (from Brattleboro, Vt.), Cedars Hummus and Tzatziki, Polar Seltzer, Steaz Green Tea, Honest Tea, Stringles Mozzarella Cheese, Eden Pistachios and Pumpkin Seeds, and Cape Cod Reduced Fat Potato Chips.

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