• H2O expands range of IEN filters

    By Vending International on July 18, 2017
    H2O Direct has expanded its range of IEN filters with the launch of the new IEN4000 and IEN6000. These filters are welcome additions to the already hugely successful IEN2000. These Ion Exchange Resin Filters contain microfilters’ specially designed 30% by-pass system for water blending which helps prevent scale build up and keep pH levels stable. The IEN6000 has over 6000 […]
  • 4 Aces raises the stakes in water cooler market

    By Vending International on June 30, 2017
    4 Aces has reshuffled some of its key players in a bid to further raise its game in the water cooler industry while promoting key ancillary products, available to all operators and suppliers across the UK, and directing focus towards the company’s positioning as a one-stop shop. Business development manager, Matt Wood will now take on the role of managing […]
  • 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 […]
  • Britons drank 3.2billion litres of bottled water in 2016

    By Vending International on May 31, 2017
    Industry figures from Zenith Global, released by British Bottle Water Producers reveal that bottled water consumption in the UK rose to 3.2 billion litres in 2016, up from 2.9 billion litres the previous year. The UK bottled water market is now worth £2.4 billion and is largely made up of natural waters – that is natural mineral water and spring […]
  • BRITA continues support of project waterfall at London Coffee Festival

    By Vending International on May 19, 2017
    BRITA Professional has helped raise over £3,500 for charitable initiative, Project Waterfall at the recent London Coffee Festival. BRITA raised the funds by working closely with Project Waterfall to set up hydration stations which were located throughout the festival where visitors were able to help themselves to BRITA filtered water and donate to a good cause at the same time. […]
  • EDWCA launches new interactive website for members

    By Vending International on April 27, 2017
    The European Drinking Water Cooler Association’s new website has been designed to serve as a one-stop shop for new and existing members. The new website means members can benefit from a suite of news, templates and information to ensure they’re always on a firm footing. The site is a one-stop shop for anyone in the water industry seeking to keep […]
  • Harrogate Water announces new investment

    By Vending International on April 5, 2017
    Harrogate Water has announced a £6.5 million investment in production technology with the aim of increasing capacity. The company’s original glass bottle filling line is being replaced with a combination line, which can handle both glass and PET plastic production. It complements an £8 million investment in PET production in 2014 which has driven company growth of more than 60 […]
  • Zenith reports water cooler market growth at BWCA Conference

    By Vending International on March 24, 2017
    The water cooler market has seen nearly 5% growth, heard delegates at the BWCA Conference, held on Thursday 23 March. The total market worth was £129 million in 2016 compared with £123 million the previous year. Karen Wells, managing consultant at Zenith Global, presented the figures. She told the conference: “Although this is a relatively mature market, the sector is […]
  • One Water trials ‘dirty-look’ packaging

    By Vending International on March 22, 2017
    Bottled water brand One Water is trialling alternative packaging to alert UK consumers to the poor water conditions experienced by an estimated 663 million people worldwide. This new water bottle was released to coincide with World Water Day on March 22. One Water, which pours its profits into clean water projects around the globe, has developed a sleeve for its […]
  • How a new bottle design helped shape a business

    By Vending International on March 20, 2017
    Harrogate Water’s signature diamond-faceted bottle has been recognised with the presentation of a coveted Gold Award at the Design Business Association’s annual Design Effectiveness Awards. Harrogate managing director James Cain said: “The introduction of the diamond bottle was a key part of a brand strategy that proved a game-changer for our business. We’ve seen business growth of more than 40 […]