PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The sale of snack foods, particularly those dispensed in vending machines, are expected to receive a major boost once nationwide exchange of the new $1 gold coin becomes commonplace. Philip Diehl, director of the U.S. Mint, and Tom McMahon, of the National Automatic Merchandising Association, led a panel discussion, called "The Golden Dollar, Your Bottom Line," during the SNAXPO 2000 trade show, held here recently. According to McMahon, the new coin will "increase all ...

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