Whoever produces or trades in food in the European area has to follow strict rules. The most important ones are summarised here for your guidance.
All companies in the food industry are obliged to carry out their own checks according to HACCP. This includes operators of vending machines in which open foodstuffs are processed or traded.
There are a number of standards for vending machine manufacturers in the food sector. Here is
Wherever there is food contact, cleaning must be frequent and intensive. It is the same in the food processing industry and it is also the same in the manufacture of vending machines. There are strict rules for this, resulting from the regulations of the European Parliament.
A vending machine may only cost a little, but must meet a high quality standard. How can costs be reduced without worsening or even improving quality?