• Coffee saves Sumatran orangutan

    By Vending International on November 8, 2017
    Every hour, areas of tropical rainforest the size of 88 football pitches are cleared to make way for palm oil and other intensive forms of industrial agriculture – threatening the existence of native orangutans and farmers alike. But the Orang Utan Coffee Project is fighting back. By making ecological coffee farming a viable alternative for local farmers, the Orang Utan […]
  • Van Houten achieves 100% certification

    By Vending International on October 25, 2017
    Barry Callebaut Beverages UK’s premium brand, Van Houten is now completely UTZ Cocoa certified, with all packaging to show the certification by spring 2018. As part of parent company Barry Callebaut’s strategy to target 100% sustainable ingredients in all of its products by 2025, the UTZ Cocoa certification reflects the manufacturer’s support for sustainable farming and reassures all those who […]
  • Barry Callebaut’s releases new dessert drink

    By Vending International on October 8, 2017
    Barry Callebaut Beverages UK has launched its latest delicious dessert drink, Caprimo Speculoos. Paying tribute to the famous Belgian biscuit, the drink has a butter sweet taste, combining rich biscuit notes with cinnamon and ginger to provide an evenly balanced, satisfying, full-bodied taste experience, pleasing to all of those coffee and choco drink lovers who like to try something new. […]
  • Barry Callebaut continues down path to 100% sustainability

    By Vending International on August 30, 2017
    Barry Callebaut Beverages UK is further strengthening its bid for 100% sustainable chocolate by 2025 with the news that parent company, Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading supplier of high quality chocolate, has joined sugarcane platform, Bonsucro. A global initiative, bringing together senior industry representatives to work on a sustainable cane sugar value chain, Bonsucro works to drive sustainable solutions for […]
  • Italian espresso in space, just like at home

    By Vending International on August 10, 2017
    Lavazza’s innovative ISSpresso machine was installed in the Space Station’s Node 1/Unity module on May 3, 2015 allowing European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti to become the first to drink espresso in a state of microgravity in history And now, the machine has welcomed the VITA space mission crew, led by Paolo Nespoli. The machine was created by Argotec and Lavazza in […]
  • Bensdorp Barista selection opens up the market for Barry Callebaut

    By Vending International on July 21, 2017
    Barry Callebaut Beverages has boosted sales with its range of Bensdorp’s Barista Single Origin Cocoa and Chocolate drinks, 12 months on from the original product launch date. The provenance drinks were introduced by the leading beverage manufacturer last year in a bid to mirror the artisanal positioning taken by leading coffee suppliers and to present the ultimate beverage for the […]
  • Lavazza signs new three-year deal with The Championships, Wimbledon

    By Vending International on July 6, 2017
    Lavazza has once again secured its position as the Official Coffee of The Championships, Wimbledon after signing a new three-year deal. The partnership, which began in 2011, will now run until 2019. To mark the occasion, Lavazza will welcome this year’s Global Ambassador to The Championships: tennis legend Andre Agassi. Celebrating 25 years since winning his first Grand Slam title […]
  • Sales surge for Barry Callebaut’s regal offering

    By Vending International on June 28, 2017
    Barry Callebaut Beverages UK has seen continued growth in sales of its Le Royal Kreemy choc drink, Le Royal Choco Green. The beverage has resumed its position as one of the sustainable hot beverages manufacturer’s most popular brands with high levels of repeat purchase, according to head of sales for Barry Callebaut Beverages UK, Paula Bentley. She said: “This is […]
  • Coffee innovator Matt Perger joins forces with Eversys

    By Vending International on June 15, 2017
    Champion barista; Barista Hustle founder; and coffee innovator, Matt Perger, is collaborating with Swiss coffee equipment company, Eversys, on its range of super automatic coffee machines. Mr Perger will work closely with Eversys to launch its new machine later this year. He will also work with the Swiss-based team and its customers worldwide to help them provide consistent quality in […]
  • Less sugar trends for Van Houten

    By Vending International on June 5, 2017
    The rise in enquiries for Dream Choco Drink, which is made from 50% less sugar and contains 24% cocoa, has come from vending providers and facilities managers overseeing busy sites, while café owners and managers operating with a younger clientele are also expressing a greater interest. Perhaps of greater appeal for those monitoring busier sites is that the higher yield […]