• Burts installs high-speed potato frying line to meet demand

    By Vending International on October 26, 2017
    Burts Chips has increased capacity at its Devonshire factory by 20% by installing a high-speed frying line and adding 12 jobs. The £3m investment in equipment and staff will help meet the growing demand from across the UK, as well as further afield. The potato fryer is the company’s second high-capacity line to be installed and the tenth overall at […]
  • Munchy Seeds launches new packaging

    By Vending International on October 6, 2017
    Nutritious snack brand Munch Seeds has launched a new format shaker-style pot. The new 140g shaker pot is a taller, slimmer pack format, more convenient for sprinkling seeds over breakfast or lunch meals, as well as snacking, and with significantly more visual impact on retailers’ shelves. Initially they will be available in four top selling flavours: honey seeds, super berry, […]
  • Golden Wonder launches Chippies at the brand’s birthplace

    By Vending International on September 26, 2017
    Golden Wonder, which originated in Stockbridge 70 years ago, has launched its new product, Golden Wonder Chippies, in the town’s Scotmid store. Chippies are real potato sticks in three strong, distinctive flavours, chip shop curry, salt & vinegar and ready salted, are now available in 45g bags. Matt Smith, marketing director for Golden Wonder, said:  “Golden Wonder is a well-loved […]
  • Healthy Nibbles secures £100k worth of investment

    By Vending International on September 22, 2017
    Vending machine company, Healthy Nibbles, has secured £100,000 worth of investment to create jobs and launch its own branded product. The Loanhead-based snack firm will use the finance to introduce its own raw chocolate trail mix to its vending machines and corporate boxes and take on a modern apprentice and business development expert. Founder Sara Roberts is now looking to […]
  • Golden Wonder refreshes popular snacks range

    By Vending International on August 21, 2017
    Following the successful relaunch of its crisps range last year, iconic Tayto Group brand, Golden Wonder, has refreshed its popular snacks range with exciting new products and updated packaging, giving it even more shelf appeal than ever before. As part of the revamped range, the leading flavours of Golden Wonder’s best-selling snack brands, Transform-A-Snack and Ringos, are now available in […]
  • Cadbury gives consumers and vending operators the chance to win in new promotion

    By Vending International on July 26, 2017
    Cadbury is announcing its first, and broadest, on-pack promotion following its new partnership with the Premier League which aims to increase vending machine traffic by offering consumers the chance to win the ultimate football experience. Running across more than 80 million packs, the new promotion features a unique on-pack code which, when entered online, will generate a predicted score for […]
  • Kettle introduces new packaging

    By Vending International on July 19, 2017
    Kettle has introduced a new look across its entire range of hand-cooked chips. While the new packaging retains the distinctive colours that help consumers quickly find their favourite flavour, Kettle has been made more prominent, moving to a central position on the front of pack which really enhances visibility on shelf. The new designs provide added vibrancy and impact and […]
  • Ryvita invests in new bespoke refrigeration unit

    By Vending International on July 11, 2017
    Jordan’s Ryvita has installed a bespoke refrigerated unit at its premises in Poole ready for a brand-new product, launched last month. The unit was designed and built to bespoke requirements using a modular system. It is big enough to store and easily access a euro pallet holding up to 500 kilograms of cheese. The product is a new flavour variant […]
  • Burts Chips potatoes gets the stamp of approval from Red Tractor

    By Vending International on June 22, 2017
    Plymouth-based Burts Chips has been awarded the Red Tractor stamp of approval for being the first licensed crisps manufacturer to use accredited British potatoes which are farmed responsibly, processed and packed in the UK. With 67% of UK shoppers now recognising the Red Tractor logo, the crisp producer wants to heighten awareness of the origin and quality of its produce. […]
  • Metcalfe’s launches salted caramel popcorn and extends new look across the range

    By Vending International on June 2, 2017
    Salted caramel is the newest flavour to be added to Metcalfe’s range of skinny popcorn. The new flavour is being launched in sharing and impulse packs and capitalises on the popular sweet and savoury trend, but with 30% less saturated fat then typical salted caramel popcorn on the market. Also, the updated packaging design, which was introduced at the end […]