• Minister launches recycling initiative

    By Vending International on January 18, 2018
    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has launched a new recycling initiative for paper coffee cups in Gosport – said to be the first of its kind in the UK. Created through a partnership between Gosport Borough Council and paper cup manufacturer Huhtamaki, the scheme will pilot a collection and recycling service for used coffee cups for residents and businesses. It will […]
  • Paper cup recycling initiative

    By Vending International on December 20, 2017
    Huhtamaki, a global manufacturer of packaging products for food and beverages, has announced plans for a new recycling initiative for used paper coffee cups in Gosport, the first of its kind in the UK. The scheme is set to launch early in 2018. Working in partnership with Gosport Borough Council, Huhtamaki will trial an easily accessible and cost effective collection […]
  • Courier service keeps party going

    By Vending International on November 28, 2017
    Packaging specialist 4 Aces’ reactive courier services is said to have led to an increase in smaller orders of 12 oz and 16 oz plastic cups. This follows a 30 per cent rise in sales of its American-style plastic party cups earlier in the year. 4 Aces’ direct parcel delivery service offers a prompt, personal service, regardless of the size […]
  • Hot topics on the table at AVA northern regional meeting

    By Vending International on November 13, 2017
    Vending cup recycling will be one of the main topics of conversation at the Automatic Vending Association (AVA) northern regional meeting to be held on November 30 at the Manchester Town Hall. AVA chief executive Jonathan Hart will lead an interactive panel session on the importance of recycling, joined by John Broderick of the Broderick Group, Peter Goodwin of Simply […]
  • 4 Aces ‘jumps’ right in with its first festive cup

    By Vending International on September 5, 2017
    4 Aces has designed its very first festive cup, Jumpacup, which it is expecting to roll out at the start of the autumn period when cafes, bars, restaurants, food to go suppliers and events managers are preparing for the preliminary, seasonal build up to the highly anticipated, winter holiday. The non-branded cup adopts the theme of coming together, with its […]
  • 4 Aces celebrates ‘party’ USA style

    By Vending International on July 17, 2017
    4 Aces has announced a 30% rise in sales of its American style party cups a year on from the launch of this iconic design. The packaging specialist introduced the range of 16oz and 12oz red and blue plastic cups following a spate of customer enquiries from wholesalers and party planners keen to secure a competitive version of the US […]
  • Millsons Vending introduces first custom printed cup with help from Benders

    By Vending International on July 6, 2017
    Benders has supported Millsons Vending’s in the production of the company’s very first, custom printed paper cup. Millsons is introducing its own design to reinforce the acknowledged quality of its drinks sources. Millsons is also incorporating the BRITA brand within the design, the perfect opportunity to promote the drink quality, highlighting the importance of water in the taste of the […]
  • 4 Aces raises the stakes in water cooler market

    By Vending International on June 30, 2017
    4 Aces has reshuffled some of its key players in a bid to further raise its game in the water cooler industry while promoting key ancillary products, available to all operators and suppliers across the UK, and directing focus towards the company’s positioning as a one-stop shop. Business development manager, Matt Wood will now take on the role of managing […]

    By Vending International on March 1, 2017
    4 Aces has now completed its long-awaited office move, with the popular packaging specialist settling in to over 32,000 sq ft of warehouse space, holding 2000 pallets and 1,500 sq ft of office space, with parking and space for multiple container vehicles deliveries, on River Way Industrial Estate in Harlow. The accomodation gives the company over triple the square footage […]
  • Simply Cups partners Smart Planet Technologies

    By Vending International on January 11, 2017
    Simply Cups, the UK’s only workable cup recycling scheme, has entered into a relationship with Smart Planet Technologies (SPT) to recover and recycle the ground-breaking ‘reCUP’ hot beverage paper cup that can be recycled at traditional paper mills. The reCUP looks and performs exactly the same as those cups currently in use at UK coffee outlets. However the inside coating […]