40 Unorthodox Things Sold in Vending Machines

Bananas

When this vending machine first came out in Japan, people went bananas over them. I’d go bananas if I see this machine too.

Source: Tofugu

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Eggs

This vending machine is found in the mountains of the Northern Hyogo Prefecture, Japan and is the perfect way to keep eggs fresh and readily available for the residents there, 24/7.

Source: Tofugu

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Salad

Healthy and goodness, in a salad, in a jar, in a vending machine. Not all vending machines dispenses fast food. While we’re on the subject…

Source: Daily Mail

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Caviar

Ain’t nobody got time to dress up, fight for reservations, and light candles for some fine gourmet dining no more. Want some roe? Just grab them from the machine and go. More commonly found in upper scale neighborhoods in LA.

Source: NBC News

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LEGO

Is there a reason why this is only found in Germany’s train stations? LEGO has some explaining to do.

Source: i am bored

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DIY Toys

A project built by development specialists Squibbles Ink and toy store Rotofugi, this DIY machine in Chicago allows you to make your own toy.

Source: PSFK

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Rice

Being the staple food of the Japanese people, this machine makes sense. Why isn’t this machine found in more rice-loving Asian countries?

Source: The Wiki Gullet Project

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Fantastic Delites

Love Fantastic Delites crackers? This guerrilla marketing tactic dispenses the snack for free, if you would do the things the machine tells you to do. Check out how the public reacted in this video.

Source: Coloribus

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Fresh Lettuce

Lettuce doesn’t get fresher than this, in this machine in Japan that is. Perhaps this will help encourage more people to eat their greens rather than falling back on processed foods… naah!

Source: Huffington Post

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Pet Food

In order to feed its stray dogs and cats population, Istanbul came up with this vending machine. You slot in an empty plastic water bottle and it’ll dispense food at the bottom for strays.

Source: EarthPorm

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Wine

If there are vending machines that dispenses beer, why not wine? Now everyone can get their booze, pronto. Pennslyvania first introduced this machine in America in 2010.

Source: Daily Mail

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Mashed potatoes

Singaporeans probably loved their tay-toes, mashed and available on the go. Why else would this machine exist?

Source: The Huffington Post

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Pies

Yes, you heard right. Berdoll Pecan Candy & Gift Company’s vending machine at Cedar Creek, Texas dispenses entire honest-to-goodness Pecan pies.

Source: Team Hall & Nass

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Umbrellas

Never be caught out in sudden rain again. Just grab an umbrella from this machine and off you go to your next destination. This vending machine is placed around Hong Kong.

Source: Calvin-C

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Condoms

If you aren’t a fan of getting condoms from a supermarket aisle or a pharmacy, this is the perfect solution like this machine that resides outside an Italian pharmacy. Now, there is no reason why you can’t practice safe sex.

Source: Wikipedia

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