Author archive for Vending International

  • St Vincent College joins Gosport paper recycling scheme

    By Vending International on May 24, 2018
    Since its launch in March, the Gosport Paper Cup Recycling Scheme continues to gather impetus and the latest news is that St Vincent College has joined the scheme adding further bins to those already placed in the town. Collaboration between Gosport Borough Council, paper cup manufacturer Huhtamaki and cup recycler Simply Cups resulted in the development of this scheme which […]
  • EVOCA acquires Spanish manufacturer

    By Vending International on May 21, 2018
    The EVOCA Group has acquired Quality Espresso S.A. (“QE”), one of the largest manufacturers of professional manual espresso machines and complementary accessories in Spain. Based in Barcelona, QE sells espresso equipment under the brands Futurmat, Visacrem, Italcrem and Mairali worldwide, and owns the Gaggia brand for the Iberian Peninsula and for most of the Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America. With […]
  • Nayax adds new mobile payment app to its range

    By Vending International on May 18, 2018
    Nayax, the provider of cashless payments has added add the mobile payment app TWINT to its range of payment methods for its card readers. TWINT is the latest cashless payment method integrated into Nayax’s VPOS product line of card readers, intended for unattended automatic machines. Cashless payments and smartphones are commonplace across Europe, and Swiss-developed app TWINT combines these two […]
  • Barry Callebaut Beverages UK tips European standard  

    By Vending International on May 18, 2018
    Barry Callebaut Beverages UK has been awarded FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification 22000). One of the first companies in the UK, supplying the UK beverage market, to achieve this European standard, the certification recognises the beverage manufacturer’s best practice for food safety. Supported by the European Food and Drink Association and the American Groceries Manufacturing Association (GMA), the FSSC […]
  • Apex celebrates future of industrial vending after 25 years

    By Vending International on May 18, 2018
    Apex Supply Chain Technologies started vending on an industrial scale 25 years ago with a single patent issued to Kent Savage, founder and CEO of the company, on 27th April 1993. U.S. Patent 5,205,436 was for Savage’s “Machine Tool Dispensing Device and System” which was created to automatically dispense cutting tools and other items at a Ford Motor Company manufacturing […]
  • Suzohapp appoints vending sales manager in Germany

    By Vending International on May 15, 2018
    Suzohapp has appointed Günter Kuhl as vending sales manager in Germany, with effect from May 16. With many years of experience within the German vending industry, Mr Kuhl brings to this position extensive knowledge and valuable expertise. Suzohapp acquired the primary product lines of Coinco in April 2018 and Mr Kuhl will lead the integration of all Coinco products in […]
  • Talking snacks at Vendex

    By Vending International on May 15, 2018
    Mondelēz International talked snacks at this year’s Vendex, showcasing some new vending opportunities for operators, including a new reward scheme for operators vending products from the Mondelēz range. Susan Nash, trade communications manager at Mondelēz International reviews the brand’s highlights from the event. Cadbury chocolate By vending bestsellers such as Cadbury Crunchie, Cadbury Wispa, Cadbury Double Decker, Cadbury Boost, and […]
  • Coffee in space?

    By Vending International on May 15, 2018
    This spring, the V&A Museum will explore the power of design in shaping the world of tomorrow in its exhibition: The Future Starts Here, and among the projects showcased will Lavazza’s ISSpresso machine. The ISSpresso, a capsule-based machine designed by Argotec and Lavazza, will be one of 100 projects said to be shaping the world of tomorrow. The machine is […]
  • AVA takes sweeter route

    By Vending International on May 15, 2018
     The 2018 Midlands regional meeting was held at Mondelez in Bourneville and included a tour of Cadbury World to take in its history and creation. This was followed by presentations from the AVA. Chief executive David Llewellyn said the AVA wanted to do more and be more connected to its members to ensure they were getting the most out of […]
  • New Chair, new office for AVA

    By Vending International on May 14, 2018
    Gillian White, who was recently elected to a board position with the Automatic Vending Association, is to take on the role of chair. Gillian was last month elected to take the position of machines and components representative She says: “I am absolutely delighted to take the role of chair of the AVA at an exciting time of change for the association. […]