Machine Dispenses Free Samples - To Adults Only!

By Meera Dolasia on January 4, 2012

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Trying out free samples of any food is fun, but Jell-O? That has to top the list. The best part is that Kraft Foods has figured out how to automate the process using vending machines, which means one can keep returning for more, without getting the evil eye from a human sample dispenser. The catch? It will dispense to adults only!

Why would a company be sooooo mean? According to Kraft Inc., Jell-O Temptations is the first jiggly desert created for adults so, it's only befitting that the samples are reserved for them.

To ensure that they do reach their target audience the company partnered with tech giant Intel to create vending machines dubbed iSample that scan the sample seeker's face and guess the approximate age using biometric data like the distance between eyes and ears. If everything checks out, it happily dispenses the yummy pudding. However, if a hungry child or adult with a child-like face shows up, it simply shuts down!

The saddest part is that the company, which has already installed the iSample at New York's South Street Seaport and Chicago's Shedd Aquarium is planning to use them for a myriad of fun 'adult' food campaigns. Now, if they could only come up with a machine that shuts down when adults line up!


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  • guineagirl
    guineagirlThursday, February 4, 2016 at 8:18 pm
    i hve a some what adult vibe i wonder if i could get some and i ware make up i would get some for other kids
    • ghostie
      ghostieSunday, January 24, 2016 at 3:37 pm
      That's so mean! Kids have enough restraints over their heads already. Not letting them get samples are just plain mean. I understand the rule that you have to have an adult with you if you want a sample at Costco or some place though. They just want to disappoint kids even more. Imagine if a little kid walks up not knowing that it does what it does and then they see it shut down on them. They would be really sad that they couldn't try the Jell-O
      • smartowl999
        smartowl999Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 3:52 pm
        Your parents could get some for you!!
        • svetochka
          svetochkaWednesday, December 16, 2015 at 6:56 am
          no fair!!!!
          • pandapuss1
            pandapuss1Friday, December 4, 2015 at 11:43 am
            😠 why can't they make one for kids only
            • silverfootwolf
              silverfootwolfWednesday, December 30, 2015 at 6:51 am
              I know!!! so annoying
            • 19charnaehb
              19charnaehbTuesday, November 24, 2015 at 7:05 am
              that is not fair kids love jelllo
              • Loveydovey123Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 3:13 pm
                NOT FAIR! BUT THE JOKE'S ON U. ILL GET MY MOMMY TO GET ME ONE!!!!!!! >: (
                • lukeMonday, September 28, 2015 at 9:11 am
                  Yah its mean
                  • pickles Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6:27 am
                    that is mean!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                    • coolyo7777
                      coolyo7777Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 6:12 am
                      i love double chocholate pie YUM

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