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UpMeals’ First Publicly Available SmartVending Machine Launches In Squamish

PlantX branded SmartVending Machine in Squamish

We are pleased to share that our first public-facing and plant-based vending machine is available in Squamish, British Columbia. This installation is a part of our expanded partnership with PlantX Life Inc. (“PlantX”), an e-commerce, plant-based food delivery company. Joining the 15,000 square foot campus, this machine will provide customers access to plant-based food, 24/7.

“We’ve seen an incredible uptake on our delicious plant-based meals in our SmartVending machine since it was installed at Locavore in Squamish,” said Drew Munro, Co-Founder and CEO of UpMeals. “Our plant-based food options have always been popular with our customers and this ease of access means our meals will be available to those who are searching for something healthy, delicious and sustainable, at any time of day.” 

Continued Munro, “We have a fantastic partnership with PlantX helping them to serve the plant-based community delicious and ready-to-eat meals in Canada and soon into the US. The SmartVending machine has logged thousands of interactions and has sold out of salads, juices, wraps and entrees on a regular basis. We look forward to continuing to reach more customers through our unique food-technology solution”

Customers can choose from a selection of up to 35 meals, breakfast items, wraps, salad, juices and snacks. Each item is individually packaged in sustainable material and refrigerated in the temperature controlled SmartVending machine. 

Currently, all other SmartVending machines are located at private businesses, so this is the first machine that allows meals to be purchased by the general public. Customers are encouraged to visit the PlantX campus located at 1861 Mamquam Rd, Squamish. 

About PlantX Life Inc.

As the digital face of the plant-based community, PlantX’s platform is the one-stop shop for everything plant-based. With its fast-growing category verticals, the Company offers customers across North America more than 10,000 plant-based products. In addition to offering meal and indoor plant deliveries, the Company currently has plans underway to expand its product lines to include cosmetics, clothing and its own water brand — but the business is not limited to an e-commerce platform. The Company uses its digital platform to build a community of like-minded consumers and, most importantly, provide education. Its successful enterprise is being built and fortified on partnerships with top nutritionists, chefs and brands. The Company eliminates the barriers to entry for anyone interested in living a plant-based lifestyle and thriving in a longer, healthier and happier life.


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