Tasty Fries Places First French Fry Vending Machine
Tuesday April 19, 7:00 am ET
Company chooses Bellevue Hospital in New York City as site for market testing
BLUE BELL, Pa., April 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tasty Fries, Inc. (OTC BB:TFRY.OB - News) announced today it has placed its first french fry vending machine in the lobby of Bellevue Hospital Center, located at 462 First Avenue, New York, New York. A vendor of vending machines in the New York Metropolitan area has agreed to install two machines at Bellevue to test the market demand and reaction to the Company's product. The first machine was installed on April 14 and the second machine is expected to be installed today. The machines will be installed for a limited time, at which point the vendor will determine if it wants to place an order for machines on a permanent basis, either at Bellevue or other locations.
Edward C. Kelly, President and CEO of Tasty Fries, stated, ``We are delighted that our first production model has been made available to the public. We have worked for years to develop a quality french fry vending machine and have now reached one of our primary goals. We hope and expect that the public reaction will be positive.'
Mr. Kelly further stated, ``In conjunction with the machine vendor, we have set an introductory price of $1.50 per order. Our marketing strategy is to establish a close network of fry machines to promote and expand our customer base within the New York City region.'
About Tasty Fries, Inc.:
Tasty Fries has developed a patent-protected vending machine that prepares, cooks and dispenses freshly made fries with superior dietary attributes, flavor, aroma and texture. Total cooking time is approximately 90 seconds for each order. The fries are made from top-quality potatoes and are cooked in cholesterol-free oil using state-of-the-art robotics and technology.
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Tasty Fries, Inc.
Louis M. Kelly