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  • AVA announces winner of student catering contest

    AVA announces winner of student catering contest

    By Vending International on December 17, 2018

    The AVA continued to work with the University College Birmingham through 2018, with its continued support of the annual catering competition. This year the contest was won by the team Catherine A Watson with its gluten free and vegan...

  • New marketing and communications executive at AVA

    New marketing and communications executive at AVA

    By Vending International on December 17, 2018

    The Automatic Vending Association has recently appointed a new marketing & communications executive, Kennedy Procter. Kennedy is an English literature graduate and has previously worked in fashion, journalism and marketing. She has only recently moved back to the UK...

  • Locker style vending for the UK

    Locker style vending for the UK

    By Vending International on December 7, 2018

    New locker style fresh food vending machines have been unveiled north of Rothienorman in Aberdeenshire, Scotland offering local produce to the community. The machines are built in Italy with software from Innovend and are jointly designed by Automaten Centrale...

  • Innovation in the picture

    Innovation in the picture

    By Vending International on December 7, 2018

    Apple Industries stand at the International Association of Amusement and Attractions show (IAAPA) welcomed more than 3,000 visitors who came to see its new products: The Marvel Adventure Lab, The Photo Studio Prism and the app-powered printing kiosk– Print...

  • Aimia Foods wins gold

    Aimia Foods wins gold

    By Vending International on December 5, 2018

    Aimia Foods, specialists in food and drinks solutions, has won the Gold Medal Award for ‘Service to Caterers’ at the 2018 Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) Awards. Hosted at Old Billingsgate market in the City of London, the annual...

  • Vending loses a key figure

    Vending loses a key figure

    By Vending International on December 5, 2018

    Managing director of Park Warren Vending, Terry Fairhead, has died after a long illness. Terry founded Park Warren Vending in 1972 and was a key figure in Associated Vending Services, a concept he devised with John Rowcroft, recruiting the...

  • New venue for Vendex North

    New venue for Vendex North

    By Vending International on November 30, 2018

    Vendex North is relocating to The Centenary Pavilion, Leeds United Football Club in 2019, having outgrown its previous location.  The multi-million-pound Centenary Pavilion is one of the biggest conference and events centres in the North of England and is...

  • Hot chocolate less sugar 

    Hot chocolate less sugar 

    By Vending International on November 30, 2018

    Barry Callebaut Beverages UK has added a new healthy option product to its Classic range, Chocolate Less Sugar. With approximately 70 calories less than the award-winning manufacturer’s Creem Choc product, this latest drink keeps pace with market demand, containing...