Before you decide on going into the vending machine business, do your home-work and pick the right vending business. Then pick the right vending machine. Buy a quality vending machine and place it in a quality vending location and then only will you have quality vending business.
You can have the best selection of the best vending machines in the vending industry from gumball machines, candy machines, snack vending machines and soda vending machines or pop vending machines.
There are many queries as to what a pop machine really is. Is it a soda vending machine?
Well, what is a POP machine? It is a vending machine which vends soft drink which is also called a soda pop, pop, coke, frizzy drink, or a carbonated beverage. It is a non -alcoholic beverage that contain water or carbonated water, a sweetener and a flavoring agent. The sweetener may be sugar, high fructose , corn syrup or a sugar substitute, as in the case of diet drinks.
A soft drink may also contain caffeine or fruit juice, or both. Widely sold drink flavours are cola, lemon, orange, grape vanilla, ginger ale, fruit punch and sparkling lemonade. These soft drinks may be served chilled or at room temperature, as per choice.
Tea, coffee, milk and milk shakes and juices are not considered soft drinks.
If you choose to select a pop machine, the next thing to do is find a good pop vending machine and the location for the machine, which is last but not the least.
The drinks from the pop machine is much sought after thirst quencher and could be placed at any amusement park, outside malls, outside Schools, supermarkets, casinos, bowling alleys, movie theatres, truck stops and many other such locations that have people or foot movement.
Let’s start with how much of investment you would need for the business of pop machine. If you are looking to purchase a soda vending machine and stock in yourself, they generally start around $3,600 for a quality unit. The cost of the product in the vending machines is different depending on your geographic location. Pricing for a pop machines are based on what the Coke and Pepsi bottlers set for their national vender rates. Coke vending machine include: Coca-Cola Classic, Vanilla Coke, Cherry Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Diet Sprite, Pepsi machines nationwide: Pepsi-Cola, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Mug Root Beer, Lipton’s Iced Tea, Sierra Mist, Gatorade sports drinks, Aquafina bottled water, and more!
Pop Vending machines should always have sodas to vend. Anytime a vending machine runs empty, money is lost. If your vending machine is on a generic refill schedule that is not adequate. The usage on every vending machine fluctuates throughout the seasons. The most important season in vending is the summer. If the vending machines are not on the correct refill schedule for the summer, much of the year’s revenue will be lost.
Take all this into consideration before investing in a pop machine, do it right and your vending machine business will bloom.