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By Alexandra Mondalek
August 4, 2016

Around the world, 24/7 kiosks sell a variety of often strange-seeming offerings. There’s a live crab vending machine in China, a lettuce machine in Japan, and a mashed potato machine in Singapore. (Yum!)

But what about in the U.S.? According to market research firm IBIS, the U.S. vending machine industry sees revenues of $7 billion annually, which isn’t that difficult to imagine when you consider how widespread simple candy vending machines are. But the industry itself is expanding: Zany kiosks holding baked goods, clothing, and exercise equipment have popped up across the country.

What can you snag from your nearest vending machine? Most Americans will still have to settle for a bag of potato chips or soda, but depending on where you live, you might be able to outfit your next fishing trip or wine night via a vending machine. Here are 13 of the wildest items you can buy from American machines.

 

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