Vending News

  • Selecta UK announces UK roll out of new Express Hub MicroMarket for the workplace 

    By Vending International on April 8, 2019
    Selecta UK, a group company of Selecta AG, a European leader in unattended self-serve coffee and convenience food, has announced the UK roll out of its Express Hub MicroMarket for the workplace. The Express HUB has been developed by fellow Selecta Group B.V. company, Express Vending which has successfully introduced the pioneering concept to sites across London and surrounding counties. […]
  • Urban Bistro set for growth after successful first year

    By Vending International on February 22, 2019
    Urban Bistro, the food-to-go vending solution, is gearing up for further UK wide growth, just a year after the start-up was launched by Crewe-based Wrights Food Group. Established in February 2018, Urban Bistro is one of the first vending businesses in the UK to directly manufacture and deliver fresh, wholesome food on a daily basis. And with a growing order […]
  • Global vending machines market to cross $30 billion by 2024

    By Vending International on February 21, 2019
    The global vending machines market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $11 billion to over $30 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The vending machines market is experiencing high growth due to a rise in the development of the energy-efficient solutions by manufacturers that will help […]
  • Honours for Wilkes Group chair

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019
    Chairman of the Wilkes Group, Peter Wilkes, has been recognised in The New Year’s Honours List for his services to tennis. Mr Wilkes who chairs the Wakefield-based automatic vending, catering and cleaning and properties specialist, was awarded a British Empire Medal for his services to the sport. He was nominated for the award by the Yorkshire Lawn Tennis Association (YLTA) […]
  • Vending loses a key figure

    By Vending International on December 5, 2018
    Managing director of Park Warren Vending, Terry Fairhead, has died after a long illness. Terry founded Park Warren Vending in 1972 and was a key figure in Associated Vending Services, a concept he devised with John Rowcroft, recruiting the inaugural companies, Garden County Vending, Jones Vending and AGM Caterers. John said Terry was originally a caterer who saw the opportunities […]
  • Lavazza’s ‘Good to Earth’ calendar debuts

    By Vending International on November 21, 2018
    The 2019 Lavazza Calendar “Good to Earth” made its debut in Turin, Italy this week. In it, American photojournalist Ami Vitale shares some good news for the Earth through her photographs. Nature is the dominant force in the project developed in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program and under the creative direction of Armando Testa. The project incorporates six works […]
  • Lavazza scores the perfect match

    By dt-admin on October 31, 2018
    THE AUTHENTIC GLOBAL ITALIAN FAMILY COFFEE COMPANY TO SERVE EXCLUSIVELY AT ARSENAL AND LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB Vending International joined Lavazza Group at the Four Seasons Hotel, London yesterday as it announced its official coffee partner status for both Arsenal and Liverpool Football Club, uniting the excellence of authentic Italian coffee with that of English top flight football.    Over the coming […]
  • Vending under threat from proposed single use plastic tax

    By Vending International on October 16, 2018
    The Automatic Vending Association, AVA, is warning that any levy or tax on vending cups as part of the introduction of a single use plastic tax could have a severe negative impact on this successful industry. The UK’s vending operating sector alone employs around 24,500 people. Even more people are employed by manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers involved with the supply […]
  • Vending firm in green initiative

    By Vending International on October 1, 2018
    Anglia Coffee Solutions, a coffee and vending company based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, recently teamed up with an eye-wear company Wild Wood to offer a prize of a pair of eco-friendly sunglasses to four winners if they found a star on the bottom of one of Anglia’s vending cups. Wild Wood is an environment focused business concentrating on reforestation, […]
  • Selecta sells Custompack

    By Vending International on September 21, 2018
    Selecta, the European vending and coffee services provider, has sold Custompack Ltd formerly known as Chequer Foods Ltd, to PortionPack Europe Group, the European specialist in the field of portion packed products, via its UK based company Single Source Ltd. Custompack focuses on the provision of single portion items such as wet sauces, dry products and portion packing to its […]