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Vending Machine Sample List

Examples of Items That Meet CCHS Vending Machine Standards

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, and inclusion on this list does not serve as an endorsement by CCHS. This list does not contain every product that meets the standards, but it offers a sense of what types of products could be placed in healthier vending machines. As new foods meet the nutrition standards and/or food standards change, this list will be revised to reflect the changes.


Bottled Water

Any bottled water with no added caloric sweeteners

Seltzer and Flavored Water

Any Seltzer and flavored water with no added caloric sweeteners

100% Fruit and Vegetable Juice

Any 12 oz 100% juice (look at % juice on food label)
Tropicana (all 100% juice)
Ocean Spray (all 100% juice)
Minute Maid (all 100% juice)
Veryfine (all 100% juice)
Welch's (all 100% juice)
Juicy Juice (all 100% juice)
Motts Apple Juice
V-8 Fusion
V-8 Low-Sodium 100% Vegetable Juice
Campbell's Low-Sodium Tomato Juice

Fat-Free & 1% Low-Fat Milk and Plant-Derived Milks

Any unflavored or flavored fat-free or 1% lowfat milk with no added caloric sweetener

Fruit Juice Drinks

Any Fruit-based and vegetable-based drinks that are at least 50% fruit or vegetable juice without added caloric sweeteners and do not exceed 12 fluid oz.
Fruit 66 Sparkling Fruit Juice
Fruit 2O
Izze Sparkling fruit drinks (Check Labels)

Low Calorie Drinks

Drinks that contain 40 calorie or less per container
Country Time Light Lemonade
Sunkist Diet Sparkling Lemonade
Tropicana (Light Lemonade, Light Fruit Punch, and Light Berry Blend)
Hawaiian Punch Fruit Juicy Red Light V8 Splash (Diet Berry Blend and Diet Tropical Blend)
Minute Maid Light Lemonade
Snapple (Diet Noni Berry and Diet Cranberry Raspberry)
SoBe (B-Energy Strawberry Apricot, Lean Fuji Apple Cranberry, Lean Raspberry Lemonade, and B-Energy Black Cherry Dragonfruit)
Ocean Spray (Diet Sparkling Cranberry, Diet Blueberry, and Diet Cran-Pomegranate)
Rockstar Zero Carb
Rockstar Pink


Drinks that contain 40 calorie or less per container
Snapple (Diet Peach Tea, Diet Plum-a-Granate Tea, and Trop-A-Rocka Tea)
Nestea (Diet Sweetened Lemon Ice Tea and Diet Green Tea)
Brisk No Calorie Lemon Iced Tea
Lipton (White Tea with Raspberry, Diet Green Tea with Watermelon, and Green Tea with Mixed Berry)

Hot Coffee and Tea, Vending

Unsweetened coffee and tea, if condiments are provided milk/creamer must contain less fat than cream, like whole or 2% milk

Sports Drinks

Drinks that contain 40 calorie or less per container
Propel Zero (all flavors)
Gatorade G2 Low Calorie (all flavors)
Powerade Zero (all flavors)

Low-Calorie Soda

Drinks that contain 40 calorie or less per container
Diet Coke (also Lime and Vanilla)
Coke Zero
Sprite Zero
Diet Mellow Yellow
Diet Dr. Pepper (also Cherry Vanilla)
Dr. Pepper 10
Diet Sunkist
Diet Sun Drop
Diet 7-Up
Diet Pepsi (also Lime, Vanilla, and Wild Cherry)
Pepsi Max
Diet Sierra Mist (also Cranberry Splash and Ruby Splash)
Diet Mug Root Beer
Diet Mug Cream Soda
Diet Mountain Dew (also Code Red)
Diet A&W Rootbeer
Diet Stewarts Rootbeer
Diet Stewarts Orange and Cream
Schweppes Diet Ginger Ale



Many varieties of fresh fruit and vegetables work well in refrigerated vending machines.
Examples include:
Apples (whole or sliced in packages)
Oranges (whole or sliced in packages)
Cut up fruit (melon, pineapple)
Baby Carrots
Celery Sticks
Grape or Cherry Tomatoes


Fruit cups in single-serve cups with less than 250 calories

Del Monte

Diced Peaches, no sugar added
Diced Pears, no sugar added
Mixed Fruit, no sugar added
Mandarin Oranges, no sugar added
Pineapple Tidbits in 100% Juice


Cherry Mixed Fruit in 100% Juice
Diced Peaches in 100% Juice
Mixed Fruit in Sugar Free Cherry Gel
Mandarin Oranges in 100% Juice
Mixed Fruit in 100% Juice
Peaches in 100% Juice
Tropical Fruit in 100% Juice
Red Grapefruit Sunrise
Frozen Fruit Cups (Blueberry, Pineapple, and Sliced Strawberry)


Fruit to Go Cup


Applesauce in single-serve pack with less than 200 calories


Go-Go Squeeze Applesauce on the Go (Apple Banana, Apple Cinnamon, Apple Peach, Apple Strawberry, Apple)


Natural Totally Fruit Applesauce (Peach and Strawberry)




Fruit snacks in single-serve packs with less than 200 calories and made from 100% fruit

Kettle Valley Fruit Snacks
Sensible Foods Snacks

Stretch Island
Fruit Leather (Orchard Cherry, Abundant Apricot, Harvest Grape, Autumn Apple, Ripened Raspberry, Mango Sunrise, and Summer Strawberry)


Dried fruit in single-serve packs with less than 200 calories and no added sugars


Fruit Crisps (Strawberry Banana, Fuji Apple, Asian Pear, Strawberry, Banana, Peach, Pineapple, Apple Cinnamon, Mixed Berry, and Mandarin Orange)


Pitted Plums
Fruit Bits
Mixed Fruit
Tropical Trio
Goldens (raisins) and Cherries

Azar Nut Co.


Crispy Green

Crispy Fruit (Apple, Asian Pear, Banana, Mango, and Pineapple)

Crunchies Food Company

Freeze Dried Fruit (Cinnamon Apple, Mango, Mixed Fruit, Pear, and Pineapple)

Funky Monkey Fruit That Crunches

Freeze Dried Fruit (Applemon, Bananamon, Carnaval Mix, Jivealime, MangoJ, Pink Pineapple, and Purple Funk)

Bare Fruit

Apple Chips (Cinnamon Apple, Fuji Red, and Granny Smith)


Yogurts listed are 6 oz. servings or less (no more than 22g total sugar for 6 oz. serving)


Light N' Fit (all flavors)
Oikos 0% Greek (all flavors)
Light & Fit 60 Calorie Packs (all flavors)
Activia Light (all flavors)


Light (all flavors)
Light with Fiber (all flavors)
Light Thick & Creamy (all flavors)
Greek 100 (all flavors)


Light (all flavors)


0% Fat, Smooth and Creamy (all flavors)
0% Fat, Fruit on the Bottom (all flavors)
Oikos 0% Greek (all flavors)
Low-fat, Smooth and Creamy (expect Peach)
Low-fat, Smooth and Creamy (except Mango Honey)


Non-fat (all flavors)
Low-fat (only Key Lime and Vanilla Bean)
Low-fat Down Under (only Passion Peach)


Total 0% (except Honey)


Non-fat (all flavors)


0% (all flavors)

NUTS/SEEDS/Nut Products

Nuts and seeds are 1 oz., unless otherwise noted

Blue Diamond

Almonds 100 Calorie Pack (Lightly Salted, Whole Natural, Cinnamon Brown Sugar, Dark Chocolate, Sea Salt, and Wasabi and Soy Sauce)

Emerald Nuts

Almond 100 Calorie Packs (Dry Roasted, Cocoa Roasted, and Natural)

Planters Peanuts

Dry Roasted Honey Roasted Salted


David in Shell Original Sunflower Seeds (Original, Bar-B-Q, and Ranch, 1.75 oz.)

Azar Nut Co.

Peanuts (Roasted, Salted)
Pumpkin Seeds (Ranch)
Sunflower Kernels (Honey Roasted or Roasted and Salted)

Sunrich Natural

Chili Limon Pepitas Pumpkin Seeds
Blaze-In' Hot Sunflower Kernels
Lightly Salted Pepitas Pumpkin Seeds
Lightly Salted Sunflower Kernels

Kar's Nuts

Roasted, Salted Cashews
Salted Almonds
Salted Peanuts
Sunflower Kernels
Original Trail Mix

Mr. Nature

Salted Almonds
Salted Cashews
Salted Peanuts
Unsalted Trail
Fat Free
Oriental Mix
Aloha Mix

Quaker Chewy

Chocolate Chip
Chocolate Swirl
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip

Kashi TLC Chewy Granola Bars

Honey Almond Flax
Chewy Trail Mix
Cherry Dark Chocolate
Dark Mocha Almond
Peanut Butter

Kashi TLC Crunchy Granola Bars

Honey Toasted 7-Grain
Pumpkin Spice Flax
Roasted Almond Crunch

General Mills Cereal Pouches

Cinnamon Toast Crunch On-The-Go Pouch
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Crisps
Cocoa Puffs Cereal On-The-Go Pouch - Reduced Sugar

Corazonas Foods

Corazonas All Natural Oatmeal Squares (Banana Walnut, Blueberry, Chocolate Brownie Almonds, Chocolate Chip, Cranberry Flax, and Peanut Butter)


Vanilla Almond
Blueberry, Toasted
Nuts and Cranberry
Chocolate Raspberry
Dulce de Leche

Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars
Pop Tarts (single packet only)

Brown Sugar Cinnamon
Hot Fudge Sundae

Nabisco 100 Calorie Snacks (check labels)

Any sugar-free gum
Trident (sugar-free)
Stride (sugar-free)
Orbit (sugar-free)
Eclipse (sugar-free)
Extra (sugar-free)

Otis Spunkmeyer

Delicious Essential Reduced Fat 51% Whole Grain
Cookies, 1.5 oz. or less (Carnival, Chocolate Brownie, Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, and Sugar)


1.2 oz. or less
51% Whole Grain ABC Graham Crackers
51% Whole Grain Dots Graham Crackers
51% Whole Grain Sports Graham Crackers

Barbara's Snackimals



1 oz., unless otherwise noted
Baked! Lays Potato Crisps (Original, BBQ, Sour Cream and Onion, and Southwestern Ranch)
Baked! Doritos Nacho Cheese
Baked! Tostitos Scoops!
Frito Lay Baked Chips
Doritos Reduced Fat (Cool Ranch, Spicy Sweet Chili, and Nacho Cheese)
Genisoy Soy Crisps
Michael Season's Baked Potato Crisps (Sweet Barbeque)
Popchips 0.8 oz bags (Barbeque, Cheddar, Jalapeno, Original, Parmesan Garlic, Salt & Pepper, Sea Salt & Vinegar, and Sour Cream & Onion)
Baked Wise Original
Dr Sears Whole Grain Popumz (BBQ, Ranch, and Cheddar)
Glenny's Whole Wheat Popped Crispy Chips (Sea Salt)
Stacy's Pita & Bagel Chips
Snikiddy Baked Fries
Flat Earth Chips
Quaker Tortillaz


1 oz. unless otherwise noted
Wheat Thins Multigrain
Wheat Thins Hint of Salt
Wheat Thins 100-Calorie Pack
Cheez-It Reduced Fat Crackers
Keebler Graham Crackers


1 oz. or less
Jonny Rapp's (Lite White Cheddar Popcorn and Lite White Popcorn)
Mini Pops Air Popped Sorghum Grain (Baby White Cheddar, Itty Bitty Butter, Subatomic Sea Salt)
Herr's Light Popcorn
Wise Reduced Fat Butter
Pirates Booty Popcorn (except Veggie & Pizza)
Newman's Own 94% Fat Free Popcorn
Snyder's (Old Tyme, Mini Pretzels, Pretzel Stix)


Healthy Choice (some, but check labels)
Lean Cuisine (some, but check labels)

This list was modified from the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity (NANA) vending machine standards.