The automatic distribution of food and drink

The automatic distribution of food and drink

The automatic distribution of food and drink, in short “vending” tries tow rest parts of the market even from traditional catering, through distributors of ready-made hot meals, both first and second courses.

Automatic distribution works with both frozen and chilled products brought to service temperature by microwave ovens inside the distributor.

The products dispensed in the greatest quantity are hot drinks (coffee, hot chocolate, tea, etc.) and cold drinks (mineral water, candies, fruit juices, etc.). Automatic distribution of food and drink

Today in automatic distribution they sell both snacks and packaged snacks as well as fresh products such as sandwiches, buns, fresh fruit or fruit juices without preservatives.

Automatic distribution includes technologies for payment systems for the consumer that have evolved somewhat over the years, reaching sophisticated electronic solutions based on transponder circuits.

A sector with a high social impact, today over 17 mil. consumers make use of it. The automatic distribution of food and drink

To protect the category, over time various surveillance and surveillance mechanisms and structures have been created, now implemented through guarantor authorities, to which the law assigns the tasks of surveillance with regard to the methods of delivery, content of goods andservices made available by the supplier and with regard to the prices charged. Depending on the context in which it fell, the term user can decline in several ways:

In the face of a product/service/service that is deficient or unsatisfactory, the legal systems often provide for the right to lodge a complaint. [3]

Historical history changes

It is thought that the first vending machine was invented by Heron of Alexandria who in  219 .C. he developed a water dispensing machine for propitious ceremonies in temples, operated by means of coins that, falling on a lever, opened a valve, dispensing a certain amount of water.

In Italy in the early 1960s the first automatic equipment from the USA was used. Coca Colaexported its first vending machines to Italy in  1953. In 1963  Faema, already an established manufacturer of coffee machines for bars, produced the first espresso distributor: she called it “E61” using the same name as another successful machine designed for bars.

The E61 was able to grind coffee and could dispense an espresso through the insertion of a 50 lire coin. The machines were initially very expensive and intended for large users (over 50 users), have gradually evolved

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