Author archive for Vending International

  • Selecta sells Custompack

    By Vending International on September 21, 2018
    Selecta, the European vending and coffee services provider, has sold Custompack Ltd formerly known as Chequer Foods Ltd, to PortionPack Europe Group, the European specialist in the field of portion packed products, via its UK based company Single Source Ltd. Custompack focuses on the provision of single portion items such as wet sauces, dry products and portion packing to its […]
  • Going to The Vendies? Why not enjoy the whole day at the Forest of Arden by attending the EDWCA Business Day and Trade Show too?

    By Vending International on September 21, 2018
    With exciting speakers, innovative exhibitors and great networking opportunities, it is an excellent precursor to The Vendies. With lunch and refreshments offered thoughout the day – and all for £25.00 for non-members of the EDWCA – it really is a must. Itinerary 8.30 pm Registration opens 9.00 am Annual General Meeting (Oak Room) 10.00 am Chairman’s Welcome 10.10 am Steve […]
  • Limited space at The Vendies – Book Now

    By Vending International on September 21, 2018
    The prestigious awards ceremony for the vending and water industries will take place at on 2 October at The Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club in Birmingham, following the EDWCA’s Business Day and Trade Show. This all began back in May with the entry and nomination stage; where you, the industry, were invited to put forward your most outstanding […]
  • Memorial charity golf day raises £650 for British Heart FoundationBe

    By Vending International on September 21, 2018
     Abbeychart employees, customers and suppliers joined forces for the Anthony Bennett Memorial charity golf day which was held at the Great Lever and Farnworth Golf Club, Bolton. Former employee Tony was a valued and popular member of the warehouse team in Bolton for 13 years, until his untimely death from a heart attack in 2017. “We were very sad to […]
  • Coffee Shop Innovation Expo – One week to go

    By Vending International on September 19, 2018
    There is a week to go until the Coffee Shop Innovation Expo opens its shutters at the London ExCeL on the September 25th and 26th. Taking place alongside six other industry-leading shows, this hospitality event is will be useful for anyone who is serious about the industry. Top five reasons to attend this year? Grow your businesses As #Hungry4growth suggests, […]
  • Lavazza introduces ethical range at London Fashion Week

    By Vending International on September 14, 2018
    Tierra!, a collection of organic and single origin coffee blends, sourced from communities involved with Lavazza’s global sustainability project of the same name, is making its London Fashion Week (LFW) debut this week. Lavazza, official coffee partner of LFW for the 18th year, will be fuelling attendees from multiple Tierra! themed touchpoints across the site. Established in 2002, Tierra! aims to […]
  • New AVA representative to EVA exec committee

    By Vending International on September 12, 2018
    The AVA Board has announced that Stuart Coutts of Connect Vending has been co-opted on the board unanimously, to represent the AVA interests on the European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) executive committee. Connect has been an AVA member since 1998 and Stuart, who has been involved in a variety of businesses, is currently executive chairman of Connect Vending. […]
  • GEM Vending acquires Allen Vending

    By Vending International on September 12, 2018
    Nottingham-based GEM Vending, which celebrated its 50th anniversary this year, has announced the acquisition of vending operator Allen Vending. The acquisition makes the company the largest privately owned vending operator in the East Midlands. Steve Gallagher, chairman of GEM Vending, said: “Bob Allen and Alan Ball (of Allen Vending) have been our friends in the industry for many years, having […]
  • SUZOHAPP appoints new MD for UK and Ireland

    By Vending International on September 7, 2018
    Suzohapp has appointed Simon James as its new managing director of the United Kingdom & Ireland, effective September 1. Simon brings with him 20+ years of experience in the payments industry and is joining SUZOHAPP from Civica, a market leader in specialist systems and business process services. Prior to Civica, Simon held several senior international leadership roles during seven years […]
  • Finalists announced as voting for this year’s Vendies gets underway

    By Vending International on September 6, 2018
    Following a steep increase in entries, the judges have selected their finalists and voting is now open! The judge’s scores will account for 75% of the outcome, with the industry vote making up the final 25%. More on how it works here. Do you know an operator that does a fantastic job? A supplier whose products are just so popular that you have to constantly re-stock? Or […]