Friday, April 6, 2007

The Vending Machine Is No Longer The Enemy

"Vending machines with fresh organic fruit of the season and snacks with vegetables of organic origin are available in various locations in Rome now.

..Fruit and vegetables are harvested, selected, processed and distributed on a daily basis to fill the vending machines. The fruit, packed in transparent cellophane, carries date and location of harvest. The price for an apple or a pear, for example, is 50 cents, and a small part of this is given to an agricultural company which the Region of Lazio has established for children in Congo.

Read the article.