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  • Nestlé launches nitrogen infused coffee product in UK

    By Vending International on March 22, 2018
    Nestlé is launching a new product for coffee fans in the UK and Ireland. Nescafé Azera Nitro is a coffee drink infused with nitrogen for a smoother taste. It will be available in Americano or Latte flavours. Upon opening a can of chilled Nescafé Azera Nitro consumers will be treated to the sound that occurs as the nitrogen is released. […]
  • Chiltern Railways to recycle coffee cups

    By Vending International on March 21, 2018
    In a bid to reduce plastic waste, Chiltern Railways has announced that it will be the first train operator to recycle coffee cups at stations. Currently, across the UK, just one in 400 of the 2.5bn disposable cups used each year is recycled. With this in mind, Chiltern, an Arriva UK Trains company, decided to tackle the issue as part […]
  • Children’s sugar intake down

    By Vending International on March 21, 2018
    The British Soft Drinks Association has welcomed news from Public Health England’s National Diet and Nutrition Survey which shows sugar intake from soft drinks is down 15% in four to 10 year olds and 11% in 11 to 18 year olds since 2012. Gavin Partington, BSDA Director General, said: “It reflects in large part of the action soft drinks companies […]
  • Vendex Midlands set for April 24

    By Vending International on March 20, 2018
    The vending trade show Vendex Midlands will be held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on April 24. Exhibition space is sold out and a range of exhibitors will be showcasing products, equipment, ingredients, new technology and innovative ideas. Vendex Midlands’ one day format, running from 10-4, aims to allow visitors and exhibitors to spend a minimum amount of […]
  • Packaging company cracks recycling challenge 

    By Vending International on March 19, 2018
    Following months of in-depth research, UK-based packaging and paper company, DS Smith, believes it has a solution to the coffee cup recycling challenge. Using its state-of-the-art paper mill in Kent, the company believes it could recycle up to the 2.5bn cups discarded by British coffee lovers each year. Commenting on the announcement, Peter Clayson, general manager for DS Smith Recycling, […]
  • 50 years and counting for GEM

    By Vending International on March 19, 2018
    GEM Vending based in Nottingham, is celebrating 50 years of local service to the East Midlands in 2018. The vending industry has seen many changes since the company was first registered in 1968 in both the style of the machines and the quality of the coffee and other products dispensed. Back in the 1970s with no computerised systems GEM had […]
  • Experts to debate plastics recycling challenges

    By Vending International on March 19, 2018
    Companies and organisations at the forefront of plastics recycling will discuss challenges faced by the industry in a series of free-to-attend debates during the Plastics Recycling World Exhibition in Essen, Germany on June 27-28. The line-up of panellists includes experts from global brand owners, major plastics recyclers, regulatory compliance firms and technical R&D groups. The conference at the Plastics Recycling […]
  • First regional AVA meeting of 2018

    By Vending International on March 15, 2018
    The Automatic Vending Association’s first regional meeting of the year will be held at A.G. Barr in Cumbernauld, Glasgow on April 19. Some topical subjects will be tackled on the day by speakers including: Muneeb Gill who will be discussing how your business can start preparing for GDPR in his talk entitled “Data Protection Reform is coming – Are you […]
  • European Coffee Expo in London

    By Vending International on March 15, 2018
    European Coffee Expo, the speciality, trade-only coffee event dedicated to the business of coffee, tea, soft drinks and related products will take place at London’s Olympia on May 22nd & 23rd 2018. The Expo has been created just the foodservice sector to help them maximise their success in serving coffee, tea, soft drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages as customers are […]
  • 4 Aces extends biodegradable range

    By Vending International on March 14, 2018
    Packaging specialist 4 Aces has added to its environmentally-friendly range of products as part of a pledge to its customers to provide a wider range of green options in 2018. Alongside its selection of biodegradable paper water cones and its PLA cold cup range, the supplier’s latest compostable PLA hot cups are set to provide a green alternative to single […]