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Pepsi Cola Hudson Valley Selects Cantaloupe Systems’ Seed Cloud Platform™ to Modernize its Vending Machines

SAN FRANCISCO – March 18, 2014 – Cantaloupe Systems, the vending industry’s premier provider of cloud-based, mobile technologies that deliver an integrated end-to-end vending retail solution, today announced that Pepsi Cola Hudson Valley and River Vending will deploy the Seed Cloud Platform suite of solutions to bring its vending business online connecting thousands of machines.  The move will allow them to implement cashless payments, dynamic scheduling, pre-kitting, merchandising, and traditional route accounting solutions on a single platform while gaining greater route efficiencies, automating their back office, and driving incremental sales.

Once the implementation of the new platform and operating model is complete, which is expected before the end of 2014, Pepsi Cola Hudson Valley drivers will use iPods and iPads instead of the brick style handhelds that older systems require, also allowing for picture audits of their planograms without having to leave their desk.

“We are excited to modernize our aging vending business with an experienced and robust technology partner like Cantaloupe Systems. Between their cutting edge connected platform and the years of experience they have in modernizing vending companies with the latest technologies, we know we picked the right solution. Vending represents a huge opportunity for our business and we look forward to bringing it to the 21st century with Cantaloupe.” said Tim Tenney, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pepsi Cola Hudson Valley.

“Pepsi Cola Hudson Valley is an amazing company that we are excited to work with in deploying our Seed Cloud Platform and working together to equip their team with the tools needed to thrive in today’s vending market. They’ll be able to focus on what they do best without worrying about traditional IT issues that other systems inherently come with due to their aging architectures.” said Anant Agrawal, Chief Marketing Officer, Cantaloupe Systems.

About Cantaloupe Systems

Cantaloupe Systems is the vending industry’s premier provider of cloud-based, mobile technologies that deliver an integrated end-to-end vending retail solution for cashless vending, dynamic route scheduling, automated pre-kitting and merchandising and inventory management…all accessible by any mobile device. With a combined 100+ years vending experience, Cantaloupe Systems’ expert consultation team can help vending operators modernize their vending business resulting in increased revenues, greater route efficiencies and streamlined back office administration.  More than 200 customers, with some 125,000 machines connected, rely on Cantaloupe Systems’ innovative solutions to give them full control and visibility over their operations, their inventory and their people so they can more proactively, predictably and competitively run their business. Learn more about the future of smarter vending at cantaloupesys.com.

Cantaloupe Systems is backed by Global Environment Fund of Chevy Chase, MD., and Foundation Capital of Menlo Park, CA.

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