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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  • AnonymousThursday, May 12, 2016 at 6:12 pm
    You guys are all biased. Totally one-sided. Have you ever seen it from an adult's point of view, hmmm? Think about this: you have a big sweet tooth, and see this fancy Jello machine. You go to get one and there's never-ending line of kids (plus adults) waiting to get some. You're really desperate, but when you get there, some seven-year-old steals the last one. Stuff goes really fast when kids are taking them.
    • meangrandma
      meangrandmaThursday, May 12, 2016 at 12:58 pm
      That is cool but mean
      • Strikerb05Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:42 pm
        I love jello so much 😡
        • Strikerb05Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:41 pm
          No fare!!!!😡
          • cookie doughThursday, April 21, 2016 at 8:58 am
            SO RUDE I LOVE JELLO
            • cimmie
              cimmieWednesday, April 20, 2016 at 10:02 pm
              wowww XD
              • mermaid21
                mermaid21Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 3:47 pm
                :( I want jello.
                • Anonymous Friday, April 8, 2016 at 9:40 am
                  XD They are so MEAN Lol........ To mean!! It doesn't matter.. Cause, can't the adult just get one for the kid also? XD Easy as that!! LOL
                  • likadikamikaSunday, March 13, 2016 at 1:59 pm
                    Get a parent to get one for the kid lol so easy
                    • hockey04
                      hockey04Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 1:50 pm
                      too bad.

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