Author archive for Vending International

  • Bank of England launches new banknote checking scheme

    By Vending International on October 16, 2017
    On October 10, the Bank of England launched its new Banknote Checking Scheme, which is aimed at retailers and businesses. It promotes banknote checking at point of sale through targeted training, with the objective of reducing the number of counterfeit notes being accepted and to reduce the losses to businesses. Any retailer or business can sign up as a supporter […]
  • Vendmanager Datakey: making data-reading at the machine simple, fast and accurate

    By Vending International on October 9, 2017
    Following overwhelmingly positive feedback at AVEX at the NEC, and at the recent AVS Conference in Portugal, SB Software has confirmed that its latest product Vendmanager Datakey is already available for sale. Datakey allows operators to fill more machines per day, while improving accuracy and security, with meter readings extracted direct from the machine, eliminating user error. Detailed sales data […]
  • Barry Callebaut’s releases new dessert drink

    By Vending International on October 8, 2017
    Barry Callebaut Beverages UK has launched its latest delicious dessert drink, Caprimo Speculoos. Paying tribute to the famous Belgian biscuit, the drink has a butter sweet taste, combining rich biscuit notes with cinnamon and ginger to provide an evenly balanced, satisfying, full-bodied taste experience, pleasing to all of those coffee and choco drink lovers who like to try something new. […]
  • Excel Vending excels on social media

    By Vending International on October 7, 2017
    East Kilbride-based Excel Vending has been crowned as one of the winners in the Scottish heats of the Chamber Business Awards 2017. As Best Use of Social Media winner, Excel Vending will now go forward to represent the Scottish Region in the national finals, which take place in London in November. The award was presented to Jane McDonald, managing director, […]
  • Vianet buys Vendman

    By Vending International on October 6, 2017
    It has been announced that Vianet will purchase Vendman. Matt Lane, MD of Vianet, told VI exclusively that he was hugely excited by the acquisition and the prospects it brings. He added: “With over 20 years of experience in our relative fields of expertise both Vendman and Vianet, as a single company, will provide the vending industry with a proven and […]
  • Munchy Seeds launches new packaging

    By Vending International on October 6, 2017
    Nutritious snack brand Munch Seeds has launched a new format shaker-style pot. The new 140g shaker pot is a taller, slimmer pack format, more convenient for sprinkling seeds over breakfast or lunch meals, as well as snacking, and with significantly more visual impact on retailers’ shelves. Initially they will be available in four top selling flavours: honey seeds, super berry, […]
  • AVS Recognises Vendmanager from SBS with the Award for Best Product or Service Innovation

    By Vending International on October 5, 2017
    SBS have been recognised by the AVS (Associated Vending Services) with the award for 2017, presented at their recent annual conference – held this year in Vilamoura Portugal. AVS comprises 29 member companies, representing key vending operators across the UK, and for the awards each is allocated one vote per category in a blind ballot. Simon Black, MD of SBS […]
  • First come, worst served? A titbit from the Vending Lab

    By Vending International on October 5, 2017
    Did you know that the first drink served after a canister refill could contain 14% less ingredient than the remaining vends? Becktech put some components through their paces in its Vend Lab and discovered a consistent, and considerable, variation in the ingredient throw following each top-up of its canister. Food for thought? Perhaps a dry vend following any canister top-up […]
  • Siemens and Kevin Reed are awarded a double in Portugal

    By Vending International on October 4, 2017
    At the AVS Conference held in Vilamoura, Portugal last month, Siemens Financial Services and Kevin Reed, national sales manager, flew home with two awards. Siemens won the AVS Product Excellence: Support Services Award, while Kevin won Outstanding Company Representative for the second consecutive year. These awards follow hot on the heels of the award the company won at The Vendies […]
  • Suzohapp announces the departure of Colombo Fasano

    By Vending International on October 4, 2017
    Colombo Fasano, the managing director of Suzohapp’s cash automation solutions business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa will be leaving the company later this month. When Suzohapp purchased Scan Coin in 2015, Mr Fasano took the leadership role for Scan Coin as it became a division within Suzohapp. As the two companies began the integration process, he filled a […]