Sample of A List “Acceptable” Vending Items and Snacks


Here’s a snapshot of some of the John Stalker Institute approved vending items and snacks.  Many of these you can find at the grocery store so refer to this next time you are shopping:

Chips, Pretzels and Popcorn

  • Baked Lay’s Potato Chips
  • Cheetos Fantastix!
  • Doritos Reduced Fat Tortilla Chips
  • Rold Gold Heartzels Pretzels
  • Smart Food Selects Cinnamon & Sugar Multigrain Popped Chips
  • Herr’s Baked Crisps
  • Herr’s Popped Chips
  • Kellogg’s Special J Cracker Chips
  • Kettle Brand Baked Potato Chips


Crackers, Cookies & Cereal Bars

  • Annie’s Homegrown Bunny Graham
  • Cheddar Goldfish Crackers made with Whole Grain
  • Goldfish PhysEdibles Baked Animal Cracker
  • Corazonas All Natural Oatmeal Square
  • Readi-Bake BeneFIT 51% Whole Grain Mini Bars
  • Betty Crocker Oatmeal Bar
  • Nature Valley Chewy Granola Bar
  • Simply Chex Snack
  • Kashi Chewy Granola Bar
  • Keebler Honey Grahams
  • Wheat Thins Original Snacks
  • Otis Spunkmeyer Delicious Essentials Cookie



  • Cheerios – Bowlpak
  • Kix – Bowlpak
  • Kashi Berry Blossoms Cereal
  • Kellogg’s Cinnamon Flakes Multigrain Reduced Sugar
  • Kellogg’s Rice Krispies made with Whole Grain Brown Rice
  • Frosted Mini Wheats Cinnamon Little Bites (Kellogg’s)
  • Scooby Doo Cereal (Kellogg’s)
  • Quaker Instant Oatmeal (Regular)
  • Toasted Oats Cereal  (Malt-O-Meal)


Frozen Desserts

  • Hershey’s Low Fat Crazy Cone
  • Hershey’s Vanilla Mighty Mini Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Fudge Frenzy (Rich’s Ice Cream Co)
  • So Delicious Organic Sandwiches (Turtle Mountain)


Fruits and Vegetables

  • PowerSnacks Raisins (Azar Nut Co)
  • Crunchies Freeze Dried Fruits (Crunchies Food Company)
  • Mandarin Oranges in 100% Fruit Juice (Dole)
  • Mixed Fruit in 100% Fruit Juice (Dole)
  • Peaches in 100% Fruit Juice (Dole)
  • Red Grapefruit Sunrise (Dole)
  • Tropical Fruit in 100% Fruit Juice (Dole)
  • Funky Monkey Fruit That Crunches!
  • Musselman’s Healthy Picks Apple Sauce
  • Musselman’s Totally Fruit Apple Sauce
  • Real! Veggie Chips
  • Stretch Island Original Fruit Strips
  • Sunkist Fun Fruit (Apple Grape Mix)


Muffins, Bagels & Pastries

  • Honey Wheat Mini Bagel (Bake Crafters Food Company)
  • Pillsbury Homestyle Mini French Toast (General Mills)
  • Smart Choice Blueberry Muffin
  • Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts Low Fat Frosted Strawberry


Nuts, Seeds & Meats

  • Power Snacks Pumpkin Seeds (Azar Nut Co)
  • Salted Almonds (Mr. Nature)
  • Salted Cashews (Mr. Nature)
  • Wonderful Pistachios


100% Fruit Juice, 100% Fruit Juice Bars/Cups

  • Ardmore Farms 100% Juice Cups
  • Suncup 100% Juice Carton
  • Mr. J. 100% Fruit Juice Carton
  • Juice Cup (Menu Select)


Milk, Cheese, Pudding & Milk Substitutes

  • String Cheese Sticks (Mozzarella)
  • FiZZAtm Sparkling Dairy Nutrient Beverage
  • Ulta-pasteurized fat free milk


Yogurt, Frozen Yogurt

  • Chobani Greek Yogurt (0% Fat)
  • Brown Cow Farm All Natural Greek Yogurt (0% Fat)
  • Cascade Fresh FatFree Yogurt
  • 0% Fat Fruit on the Bottom Greek Yogurt (Dannon)
  • Yoplait Parfait Pro Low Fat Yogurt
  • Siggi’s Icelandic Style Skyr Strained Non-fat Yogurt
  • Oikos Organic Greek Yogurt
  • YoKids (Stonyfield Farm)

Yogurt – Low-Fat (Stonyfield Farm)


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