The History of Vending Machines

Automated dispensers of food, beverages and other goods stretch back to ancient Egypt

One of the most enduring tools of convenience has been the vending machine. Easily dispensing food, beverages and a cornucopia of other goods to customers on the go, they are a staple around the world. It should go without saying that this icon of popular culture has a…

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Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Dabbler in history, investing & writing. Master’s degree in baseball history. Passionate about diversity, culture, sports, investing and crypto.