Vending News

  • Coca-Cola European Partners Great Britain unveils new sustainable packaging strategy

    By Vending International on July 14, 2017
    Coca-Cola European Partners has unveiled its new GB sustainable packaging strategy – setting out an ambition for its GB business unit to work with local and national partners to recover all its packaging so that more is recycled and none ends up as litter. At present, only 70% of the cans and 57% of the plastic bottles used each year are recycled, […]
  • 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 […]
  • Zytronic touch sensors double vending machine capacity

    By Vending International on June 29, 2017
    Amtek, a leading Italian manufacturer of self-service vending machines has doubled its capacity by switching to a user interface based on a Zytronic projected capacitive touch sensor. The new electronic vending machines can also hold a much wider range of product, and deliver detailed sales reports in real time allowing stock to be tuned to local demand. Matteo Ruggieri, owner […]
  • 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 […]
  • New Perfect Serve training and reward programme to support bar staff from Coca-Cola

    By Vending International on June 26, 2017
    Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is launching a new Perfect Serve programme to help licenced operators grow their soft drinks sales by confidently offering choice, delivering the perfect serve every time and knowing when to offer a second drink to drive transactions. With 15% of hospitality venue sales coming from soft drinks, the Coca-Cola Perfect Serve platform emphasises the importance of […]
  • Hole in one for vending industry at 37th Hawkstone Golf Day

    By Vending International on June 23, 2017
    More than 75 senior professionals from the UK’s biggest vending companies gathered on Tuesday, May 16 to take part in the 37th annual Nestlé Professional Hawkstone Golf Day. The winner on the day was Team Gallagher, led by Steve Gallagher, chairman of GEM Vending. Paul Howard, MD of Nebrak, secured the individual high score at the event, with an impressive 66 points. […]
  • 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. […]
  • BWCA members deliver more than Just a Drop

    By Vending International on June 19, 2017
    Earlier this year The British Water Cooler Association launched its ‘5 for 5 Pledge’, with one of the pledges asking member companies to seek ways of being being more socially sustainable by supporting industry-wide and local community corporate social responsibility schemes involving staff and the wider community. The membership responded with enthusiasm. In addition to already raising the funds for […]
  • Refreshment Systems team tackle 50 miles in their 50th year

    By Vending International on June 16, 2017
    On July 28,  14 members of staff from the Bradford based company Refreshment Systems will be tackling a 50 mile walk from Burnley to Apperley Bridge in celebration of their 50th anniversary. The walk will not only be a way to celebrate their 50th year but will also be aiming to raise £2,000 for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice, based in […]
  • H2O to expand into Europe

    By Vending International on June 15, 2017
    On a recent visit to South Korea it was agreed that H2O will expand its sales operations into European markets. H2O managing director, Jim Redford, visited the country to discuss new products, market strategy and future developments with partner companies Microfilter and MCM. He said: “With both Microfilter and MCM now manufacturing some of the highest quality products in the […]