Potato snacks, soda, water, candy, soggy hot dogs and disappointing coffee - we can probably all relate with slipping a coin into a vending machine to receive one of the above products, not so much with putting out debit card details into a machine and waiting for a bottle of champagne to drop into the box.
That's exactly what people in Berlin have been doing with the gourmet vending machine that was launched by the delicatessen Floris Feinkost.
It features a range of gourmet products such as seat salt, pralines and of course bottles of bubbly.
It certainly beats loosing your last coin to a ruthless vending machine that simply refuses to give up your product.
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