Author archive for Vending International

  • Momentum builds towards EVEX 2018

    By Vending International on November 9, 2018
    The European Vending Experience EVEX 2018 will be held next week (November 15 and 16) bringing together all sectors of the vending and office coffee service (OCS) industry for a range of networking opportunities and a commercial exhibition. The event is being jointly organised by the European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) with the Spanish Vending Association (ANEDA) and […]
  • One-stop-shop for vending

    By Vending International on November 5, 2018
    Vendex North returns to Old Trafford, Manchester on Tuesday, November 13 and the show is expected to be a busy one with exhibitor space already sold out. Vendex North’s one-day format, running from 10-4, ensures that both visitors and exhibitors spend a minimum amount of time out of the office and maximise opportunities to explore new developments, promote their business […]
  •  Rise in sales for birchwood cutlery

    By Vending International on November 5, 2018
    Quality disposables manufacturer and supplier, Herald has experienced a consistent rise in sales of its natural birchwood cutlery, stirrers and skewers as the trend for natural products, including wood and paper, continues. The company began to extend its wooden product range a few years ago and has steadily added to its selection, year on year, as the requirement for these […]
  • High-tech public bottle refill stations debut at Scottish Parliament  

    By Vending International on November 5, 2018
    Scottish Water has unveiled the first of its new purpose-built ‘Top up Taps’ outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh today.  The public refill stations will be rolled out in around 30 towns and cities throughout Scotland over the next two years, encouraging people to top up their refillable bottles whilst on the go. The Top up Taps are part of […]
  • Solent cup recycling needs local support

    By Vending International on November 5, 2018
    The ‘Solent Cup Recycling Project’ needs local businesses to come on board.  It is based on the success of a similar scheme in Gosport launched in March and highlights the collaboration between Huhtamaki, Gosport Borough Council, Portsmouth City Council, Simply Cups, and Bettavend. Local businesses are urged to join the scheme by contacting Simply Cups which is offering special promotional […]
  • De Jong DUKE Wins FD Gazellen Award 2018

    By Vending International on November 5, 2018
    De Jong DUKE, a Dutch manufacturer of coffee-espresso equipment, has been recognised for the third year in a row as one of the fastest growing Dutch companies by the leading Dutch financial newspaper, Het Financiële Dagblad. To be nominated for the FD Gazellen Award, a company must show a minimum revenue growth of 20% for an uninterrupted period of three […]
  • Vending industry raises £13,000 for EdUKaid

    By Vending International on October 29, 2018
     A total of £13,000 was raised in support of children’s charity, EdUKaid, at the ‘Great Vending Get Together Ball’. The annual event hosted by Tim and Sarah Varney from Revive Vending was held at the Haven Hotel in Sandbanks.  This was the 8th charity ball and auction in support of EdUKaid, a small charity providing much needed education to young children […]
  • Abbeychart backs Just a Drop

    By Vending International on October 29, 2018
    Abbeychart staff, partners and friends took part in an Inflatable 5K charity fundraiser for Just a Drop. The 14-strong team tackled obstacles such as The Plummet, Ripple Runner and Leap of Faith at the fun and extreme inflatable assault course. “It was an excellent team effort and a lot of fun,” said Mark Taylor, managing director Abbeychart. “I would like […]
  • Plan to ban the plastic straw

    By Vending International on October 29, 2018
    The Government has set out its plan to ban the distribution and sale of plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds to protect our rivers and seas. The plan is subject to a consultation launched by Environment Secretary Michael Gove. In England, it is estimated that annually we use 4.7 billion plastic straws, 316 million plastic stirrers and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds. An estimated 10% […]
  • The future of vending machines in China

    By Vending International on October 29, 2018
    In China, experts are predicting that the vending industry is on the verge of an explosion which is a good reason to visit the China VMF vending exhibition from February 25 to 27 which will be held  at the China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou. According to the China VMP 2019 organising committee, in the next few year, the […]