SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 9, 2017) - U-Vend, Inc. (OTCQB: UVND) (the "Company"), a consumer products and technology company that develops, distributes, and markets next-generation self-serve electronic kiosks and merchandisers across North America, announced today that it has entered into a contract manufacturing agreement with The Ice Cream Exchange to develop, produce, and package, its soon-to-be released national sports-themed ice cream products.

"We are very pleased to announce our partnership with The Ice Cream Exchange. This represents an important step as we prepare for the launch of our unique line of ice cream products," stated David Graber, U-Vend Chief Executive Officer.

The Ice Cream Exchange currently produces a wide range of ice cream desserts, bulk ice creams, sorbets, frozen yogurts, and gelatos for Whole Foods and other major grocery and chain store retailers, and has production capabilities to support 20,000,000 ice cream units for U-Vend per year.

"We are extremely excited to support and partner with U-Vend in the launch of its line of sports-related retail ice cream products. In the novelty ice cream category, we believe a new offering such as this is long overdue, and should be very well-received," stated Rhohit Walia, founder and CEO of The Ice Cream Exchange.

The Ice Cream Exchange, based in La Habra, CA., manufactures a wide range of ice cream desserts, bulk ice creams, sorbets, frozen yogurts, and gelatos. The Ice Cream Exchange's customers include regional, state-wide, national brands and international brands. The facility maintains high manufacturing and quality control standards, and strives to be customer-focused, providing -- Quality -- Reliability -- Trust. For more information, visit

U-Vend, Inc., headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, and with offices in Orange, CA and Las Vegas, NV, is a consumer products and automated retailing company specializing in the creation, marketing and sales of unique ice cream and related food products which are distributed to the retail markets utilizing various "next-generation" self-serve electronic kiosks throughout North America. The Company owns and operates kiosks and has partnered with numerous national consumer product companies to deliver new and innovative customer retail experiences in automated "frictionless" settings. For more information on U-Vend, visit or call (855) 55-UVEND.

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For more information, contact:

U-Vend, Inc. Corporate Office
Tel: (855) 55-UVEND

U-Vend, Inc. Sales & Marketing
Tel: (855) 55-UVEND, ext. 4

U-Vend, Inc. Investor Relations
Tel: (855) 55-UVEND, ext. 3