Vending News

  • All age groups want contactless

    By Vending International on November 9, 2017
    The latest research from Vianet, the smart machine provider for the vending and hospitality industries, has revealed that all ages are adopting contactless payment, with every age cohort at least twice as likely to use contactless payment for lunch than a year ago. The research, which has been taken from a proportionally representative panel of 2,000 consumers, discovered that one […]
  • Suzohapp opens new modern facility in Sweden

    By Vending International on November 7, 2017
    Suzohapp has opened a new facility in Malmö, Sweden, which will serve as the EMA technology centre for the group. The new property houses 70 employees, including Suzohapp technology services (STS) engineers, product managers, market support, as well as customer service, finance and IT. The Swedish site hosts the Suzohapp EMA Technology Hub which is the largest global technology centre […]
  • Get ready for Vendex North

    By Vending International on November 6, 2017
    The stage is set for Vendex North on November 7 – with more than 100 stand spaces taken and pre-registrations said to be higher than they have ever been before. Show director Phil Reynolds says: “We are so excited to open the doors to the Show at Manchester United this year, knowing we are offering both exhibitors and visitors the […]
  • Parlevel releases Smart Routing tool to enhance routing automation, speed, and accuracy

    By Vending International on November 2, 2017
    Parlevel Systems has announced the release of Smart Routing – a powerful tool for operators to route their business. Smart Routing enables vending operators to plan customised-dynamic routes, schedule dozen of routes automatically and immediately, and increase overall routing speed and accuracy. Through Smart Routing, operators can customise their routes based on machine, station, or micro market factors important to […]
  • Vendex North partners with BSA and EDWCA

    By Vending International on November 2, 2017
    The UK vending show, Vendex North, is working in association with the European Drinking Water Cooler Association (EDWCA) and the Beverage Service Association (BSA) for this year’s show.  This event features a new special partners’ area, Cafe Biz Expo, which features the EDWCA and BSA. Vendex North, which takes place at Manchester United Football Stadium on November 7, is now […]
  • Vending waves good bye to the round pound

    By Vending International on November 1, 2017
    Last month, the UK said good bye to the round pound as it ceased to be legal tender. The Automatic Vending Association played an important role from the beginning of the consultation process on the new £1 coin through to its approval and design. The AVA worked in close collaboration with the Royal Mint, playing a key role in the […]
  • RP Adam (Arpal Group) to boost production with £2.75 million investment 

    By Vending International on November 1, 2017
    UK cleaning and detergent manufacturer RP Adam Ltd (Arpal Group) has unveiled plans to increase annual production by 50 per cent. The company is planning to invest more than £2.75 million in its global operations across the UK and the Middle East in a two-year bid to reach production targets of 12 million litres of liquid and 650,000kg of powder […]
  • EVA responds to UNESDA policy to stop sales of sugary drinks in EU schools

    By Vending International on October 25, 2017
    The European soft drinks industry represented by UNESDA recently announced that it will voluntarily stop the sales of drinks containing added sugars to secondary schools across the European Union, affecting more than 50,000 schools and 40 million young people in 28 countries. This pledge maintains and expands UNESDA’s existing policy – first introduced in 2006 – not to sell any […]
  • 4 Aces drives forward with second annual golf day

    By Vending International on October 18, 2017
    4 Aces returned to The Belfry for its annual golf event last month. The packaging specialist welcomed guests to its second celebratory two-day, golfing event, which culminated in an awards dinner for guests from the worlds of vending, water and distribution who had gathered to enjoy the event. Attendees were able to mingle with the 4 Aces team and enjoy […]
  • Bank of England launches new banknote checking scheme

    By Vending International on October 16, 2017
    On October 10, the Bank of England launched its new Banknote Checking Scheme, which is aimed at retailers and businesses. It promotes banknote checking at point of sale through targeted training, with the objective of reducing the number of counterfeit notes being accepted and to reduce the losses to businesses. Any retailer or business can sign up as a supporter […]