The FitPick® program understands functional foods are key and snacks = meals.
Florida Healthy Snack Vending
We understand our responsibility as a food service provider to encourage people to eat and live healthy. Our healthy vending program provide fresh and nutritious snacking alternatives for our clients. Our machines will be stocked with 100% healthy and organic snacks.
FitPick® is a healthy vending and micro market program designed to help employers and consumers identify products that meet recognized nutrition standards. Today's FitPick® is based on simple, easy to understand guidelines featuring absolute values for calories, fat, sugar and sodium, making the program ideal for employers and consumers alike.
Thanks to our status as a valued member of NAMA, the professional organization for vending companies, we can offer our customers a nationally recognized healthy vending machine program to customers called "Fit Pick". This program highlights select snacks, beverages, and food that meet strict guidelines on calories, fat, sugar, and sodium.
The goal is to provide simple, yet important nutrition information to consumers at the point of purchase to give them the facts they need to make informed, "better for you" snack purchases.
Manufacturers are continually introducing new healthy snacks for the vending industry. Below are just some of the options available to you in the FitPick® program:
- Cereal & Granola Bars
- Chips & Pretzels
- Cookies (Yes! Healthy ones!)
- Nutritional Bars
- Seeds, Nuts & Jerky
- Yogurt, Oatmeal
- Healthy Beverages
Eye-catching labels help make informed choices easy
Whether you choose a fully branded machine or better for you products to feature in existing machines, FitPick® is easily identifiable.
FitPick® identifies better for you snacks – with nearly 700 delicious FitPick® approved products. FitPick® makes it easy for customers to determine which products are healthy in the vending machine. FitPick® eliminates confusion and quickly guides customers through the selection and purchasing process.Download The Latest FitPick® Product List
For Schools - FitPick® SELECT
FitPick® SELECT is a FitPick® programming component that is specially designed to meet stringent nutrition guidelines. It is the ideal option for operators in schools and other locations who aim to provide snack choices that comply with the nutrition standards established by the USDA for snacks sold in schools.
FitPick® SELECT is the smartest and most responsible choice for micro market or vending operations in school settings or in another health-conscious setting.
New FitPick® Nutrition Standards Per Package
|100% USDA-compliant||FitPick® SELECT / USDA SMART SNACKS IN SCHOOL|
|CALORIES||200 or less|
|FAT||8g or less (≤35% of calories)|
|SATURATED FAT||2g or less (<10% of calories)|
|SUGAR||18g or less (≤35% of weight)|
|SODIUM||≤200mg or less*|
To qualify as a Smart Snack, a snack or entrée must first meet the general nutrition standards:
- Be a grain product that contains 50 percent or more whole grains by weight (have a whole grain as the first ingredient); or
- Have as the first ingredient a fruit, a vegetable, a dairy product, or a protein food; or
- Be a combination food that contains at least ¼ cup of fruit and / or vegetable; and
- The food must meet the nutrient standards for calories, sodium, sugar, and fats
Nearly 700 Approved Products For Schools and Non-Schools
All FitPick® items, over 700 snack, fresh and frozen food items are labeled with a FitPick® sticker to notify customers before the point of purchase of healthier snacking choices. In addition to labeling products in the machines, Global Vending Service is happy to share any FitPick® data and literature with our clients to help create or build upon your company's wellness program.