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Vending Machines You Wouldn’t Believe Exist

Chances are you have seen many vending machines in your life because they seem to be everywhere. They have them at malls, at hospitals, at colleges, at grocery stores, let’s face it and just say they have vending machines in a lot of different places. Did you know that the first coin operated vending machine was found in England in during the 1880s and it was selling post cards. Since that time vending machines have evolved into selling many different things.

As I was researching I came across some crazy vending machines that have been invented. There is a vending machine in China that sells live crabs! If for whatever reason you end up with a dead one, the company will compensate you with three live ones. Pretty crazy if you ask me! Another vending machine located in Beverly Hills sells caviar, escargot, or even truffles. So if you are having any cravings for those fear not. A third vending machine that exists is one in Japan that dispenses lettuce. No need to go to the supermarket anymore, just hit up the vending machine!

This vending machine claims to be able to keep growing lettuce through the use of fluorescent light bulbs. If you are on the go and want a quick pizza, then you are in luck with a vending machine that is found in Europe. It kneads the dough, adds the sauce, and adds your choice of three toppings to create a hot pizza all in three minutes. What does this delectable treat cost you might ask? Only a mere $6 per pizza! If you ever find yourself in Tokyo at one of their train stations craving a banana you my friend are in luck. The Shibuya train station in Tokyo has a vending machine that dispenses single or bunches of bananas.

Dole even provides bins next to the vending machine for easy disposal of the peels! If you are like me and love mashed potatoes, then be sure to check out a 7-11 in Singapore that has a mashed potatoes vending machine. For just $1 you can fill a dish with mashed potatoes and gravy! If you are a cupcake lover then be sure to check out vending machines in both Beverly Hills and Chicago where you can get a Sprinkles Cupcake for $4 each! Even better is that both vending machines are open 24 hours a day! If you find yourself hurrying to catch your flight at Sheremetyvo National Airport in Moscow, Russia and need something quick to eat, you are in luck.

They have a vending machine that dispenses hamburgers! They have a few different options to choose from so it is almost like you are at a fast food restaurant. One last vending machine that I came across in my research was Moo Bella. It is a vending machine that provides fresh ice cream and toppings with a whooping 96 combinations possible. So next time you are in NYC or travelling the world, be sure to check out and see what different vending machines you can find.

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