Author archive for Vending International

  • Golden Wonder refreshes popular snacks range

    By Vending International on August 21, 2017
    Following the successful relaunch of its crisps range last year, iconic Tayto Group brand, Golden Wonder, has refreshed its popular snacks range with exciting new products and updated packaging, giving it even more shelf appeal than ever before. As part of the revamped range, the leading flavours of Golden Wonder’s best-selling snack brands, Transform-A-Snack and Ringos, are now available in […]
  • Keynote speaker for BWCA’s 2018 conference announced

    By Vending International on August 14, 2017
    Solo Atlantic rower Debra Searle is to be the keynote speaker at the main annual event for the water cooler industry, the British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) conference and trade show 2018. The event’s theme will be: The Journey. The theme is taken from Ms Searle’s book of the same name describing her trans-Atlantic rowing feat. The BWCA event will […]
  • 335 exhibitors now confirmed for sold out lunch! at ExCeL

    By Vending International on August 11, 2017
    Thanks to a 23% increase in stand space for 2017, lunch! will host the biggest food-to-go showcase the UK has ever seen. 335 exhibitors have now booked all available stands for the much anticipated tenth anniversary show, which will take place at ExCeL London on September 21 and 22. The show sold out over two months in advance of doors […]
  • Italian espresso in space, just like at home

    By Vending International on August 10, 2017
    Lavazza’s innovative ISSpresso machine was installed in the Space Station’s Node 1/Unity module on May 3, 2015 allowing European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti to become the first to drink espresso in a state of microgravity in history And now, the machine has welcomed the VITA space mission crew, led by Paolo Nespoli. The machine was created by Argotec and Lavazza in […]
  • The new £10 note to land in September

    By Vending International on August 9, 2017
    The new polymer £10 note featuring the renowned author Jane Austen will be issued on September 14. It is printed on polymer and is the first Bank of England banknote with a tactile feature to help blind and partially sighted users. It contains sophisticated security features which make it difficult to counterfeit. Legal tender status of the current £10 note […]
  • Nestlé’s innovation platform HENRi Nestlé marks one year anniversary

    By Vending International on August 8, 2017
    July marked one year since Nestlé launched HENRi, an open innovation platform designed to help support start-ups and entrepreneurs in addressing specific business and brand challenges. Its aim is to revolutionise the nutrition, health and wellness sectors, enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Already in the past year, HENRi has attracted submissions from across the world […]
  • BWCA to launch a series of hydration fact sheets

    By Vending International on August 7, 2017
    The British Water Cooler Association is launching a series of hydration fact sheets called Why Water Matters. The first of these fact sheets, Why Water Matters for Hotels, reminds hotel management of the benefits offered by water coolers. Why Water Matters for Hotels describes the importance of promoting healthy hydration for staff at both front and back of house. Offering […]
  • Nayax and Paycult join forces

    By Vending International on August 4, 2017
    An agreement has been reached between Nayax and Paycult, which will provide Nayax with a direct path to large organisations implementing Paycult’s products and solutions, as Nayax’s complete cashless payment solutions can be part of Paycult’s product offerings and delivered as an integrated product. Nayax and Paycult are an ideal fit, as Nayax’s cashless payment solution offers multiple, open payment […]
  • 4 Aces and Seaton Spring team up to complete the London Triathlon

    By Vending International on August 3, 2017
    4 Aces’ managing director, Chris Penn joined with associate, Richard Allen and managing director of water cooler company, Seaton Spring, Paul Goad to complete the AJ Bell  London Triathlon in July. The trio participated in the event on behalf of Just a Drop, managing to raise almost £1,000 for the international water aid charity, which works to provide people in […]
  • Crane Co. strengthens connectivity with acquisition of Microtronic AG

    By Vending International on August 2, 2017
    Crane Co. has strengthened its technology portfolio by acquiring Microtronic AG, a manufacturer of closed-site and mobile payment solutions for the European vending market. Microtronic’s capabilities will be a great complement to Crane’s platform of electronic payment and connectivity solutions, which are available through Crane Payment Innovations. Eric Kaled, senior vice president and general manager for Crane Connectivity Solutions, said: […]