Author archive for Vending International

  • RPC introduces cup recycling initiative

    By Vending International on January 18, 2019
    RPC Tedeco-Gizeh, the UK manufacturer of plastic vending cups, is launching an initiative to help customers recycle their used cups into valuable second life products. The company is working with its sister business from the RPC Group, RPC bpi recycled products, so that vending suppliers and operators who collect their own used cups can deliver them to the RPC bpi facility […]
  • Crafting the future of soft drinks

    By Vending International on January 18, 2019
    ‘Crafting the Future’ is the theme for the next UK Soft Drinks Conference on May 15 in central London, because consumers want to identify more personally with what they drink, and more people are seeking adult tastes without alcohol. The event will be opened by Tim Warrillow, chief executive officer of Fever-Tree. Major players will also be strongly represented including the […]
  • Lord Deben to address BWCA conference

    By Vending International on January 18, 2019
     The Rt Hon. the Lord Deben (John Selwyn Gummer) who among other senior parliamentary roles was former Secretary of State for the Environment, is to be the keynote speaker at the main annual event for the water cooler industry, the British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) conference and trade show 2019. The event, whose theme will be: “Insight to Change: learn, […]
  • Honours for Wilkes Group chair

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019
    Chairman of the Wilkes Group, Peter Wilkes, has been recognised in The New Year’s Honours List for his services to tennis. Mr Wilkes who chairs the Wakefield-based automatic vending, catering and cleaning and properties specialist, was awarded a British Empire Medal for his services to the sport. He was nominated for the award by the Yorkshire Lawn Tennis Association (YLTA) […]
  • Vending prepares for refrigerant changes

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019
    Over the next few years there are going to be a few radical changes with regards to the refrigerants that will be permitted for usage in new vending machines/chillers. Managing director of DGB Refrigeration Gary Barlow explores what the industry must prepare for. From January 1, 2020 the use of R404a in new chillers will be prohibited. This will not […]
  • Animo introduces OptiMe range

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019
    Animo has introduced its OptiMe range during the Horecava trade show in Amsterdam The OptiMe is fully customisable to match any taste in materials, colours and add-ons. It has a separate hot water tap to use for tea preparation for example and allows the addition of fresh milk to create varieties of espresso-based drinks including cappuccino, latte and latte macchiato. […]
  • Vending IoT solution MatiPay wins CES 2019 Award

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019
    MatiPay, the mobile payment and telemetry system designed for the vending industry has won a CES Innovation Award in Las Vegas for the second time. MatiPay converts vending machines into smart sales points supplying various typologies of goods and services in a multi-channel perspective. MatiPay has been installed on more than 40,000 vending machines and already involves more than 500,000 […]
  • A recipe for fundraising success

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019
    Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, in partnership with Knighton Foods, is urging its supporters to host a chocolate-themed fundraising event on January 31, as part of National Hot Chocolate Day. Staffordshire-based Knighton Foods and the charity are supplying free bags of hot chocolate powder to supporters pledging to take part, from which they can make 50 cups of hot chocolate, and raise […]
  • Thirst for bottled water growth

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019
    With bottled water driving beverage market growth around the world, plans have been announced for the next UK Bottled Water Conference on March 12, 2019 in central London. Speakers include key names from brands, retail and research including Coca-Cola, Danone, Highland Spring, Nestlé and Tesco. The main theme will be ’Thirst for Growth’ and presentations will include a range of innovations such as alkaline water, energy water, […]
  • Nayax enters five-year partnership with coffee and vending specialist

    By Vending International on January 9, 2019
    European coffee and vending machine enterprise café+co International has selected Nayax to be its exclusive cashless solution provider. Onyx and VPOS Touch, Nayax’s card readers with telemetric capabilities, will be installed on 25,000 café+co machines, bringing multiple cashless payment options to consumers in Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovenia, and Slovakia. In addition, the two companies recently signed a 5-year partnership agreement. With contactless payments […]