San Diego, CA - (NewMediaWire) - September 02, 2015 - Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND) announced today that it secured a record 135 locations across the U.S. in August for its franchisees' and Company-owned healthy vending machines and micro markets.
The record-breaking month saw locations secured in an eclectic assortment of locations, such as schools, hospitals, community centers, white and blue collar corporations, Armed Forces facilities and more.
In Ohio, the United Way of Greater Cleveland, a movement that consists of volunteers, donors, organizations, businesses and community leaders all joined together to fight poverty, decided to join Fresh Healthy Vending's locations roster. "United Way of Greater Cleveland is working to build a healthy and resilient community by assisting kids and their families to start healthy and stay healthy," said United Way President and CEO, Bill Kitson. "We're incorporating Fresh Healthy Vending into our work environment to promote healthy lifestyles for the employees of United Way."
Additional locations that were added to the Company's long list in August include: Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma; the Baltimore Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, MD; Memphis Cellulose in Memphis, TN; the Shannon Forest Christian School in Greenville, SC; Domination UFC gyms in Alabama; and the Boys & Girls Club of Honolulu, HI.
"We are extremely proud of the effort our location procurement team has made during the month of August," said Fresh Healthy Vending's Chairman, Nick Yates. "Setting a company record for the most secured locations in a given month pays tribute to the recent changes and resources dedicated to our overall infrastructure. The impact it makes for our franchisees allows us to maintain growth across all levels of our business."
For more information on Fresh Healthy Vending, the franchise program, or to receive a free healthy vending machine in your school or business, visit www.freshvending.com or call toll free 888-902-7558.
About Fresh Healthy Vending
Fresh Healthy Vending, based in San Diego, California, is North America's leading healthy vending franchisor. Fresh Healthy Vending pioneered the concept of vending machines stocked with tried-and-tested fresh, healthy snack options and capitalizes on a growing market of health conscious consumers. The Company has over 220 active franchisees throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas, and continually looks to partner with like-minded entrepreneurs who share its vision.
The Company has booked over 2,900 machines for placement in schools, universities, hospitals, community centers, military bases, airports, fitness facilities, YMCAs, libraries and many other locations.
Fresh Healthy Vending's stock is traded on the OTC Markets, Symbol: VEND.
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