• Water coolers trade show ‘gets better every year’

    By Vending International on February 21, 2019
    The annual showcase for the water cooler industry, the British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) trade show, is being held this month on March 28. The free trade show features a number of new exhibitors plus many returning exhibitors showing new equipment and services on their stands. The event, sponsored by Crystal Mountain, runs from 1pm-5pm at the Nottingham Belfry Hotel, […]
  • Free training event

    By Vending International on February 14, 2019
    Abbeychart and Brita are hosting a free training event to help operators serve the best beverages by improving the quality of their water. The event is being held on February 19, from 8.30am– 12pm at the Bolton Whites Hotel, Bolton. Find out about the impact of water on beverage equipment; how to fit a Brita water filter correctly and about […]
  • Thirst for bottled water growth

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019
    With bottled water driving beverage market growth around the world, plans have been announced for the next UK Bottled Water Conference on March 12, 2019 in central London. Speakers include key names from brands, retail and research including Coca-Cola, Danone, Highland Spring, Nestlé and Tesco. The main theme will be ’Thirst for Growth’ and presentations will include a range of innovations such as alkaline water, energy water, […]
  • Primo Water goes cashless with Nayax

    By Vending International on November 23, 2018
    Primo Water has chosen Nayax as the cashless payment technology partner for its outdoor filtered drinking water or refill machines. To bring more payment options to consumers along with real-time telemetry alerting, Primo Water will be installing Nayax’s VPOS Touch devices on approximately 17,000 outdoor refill machines. VPOS Touch will allow Primo Water customers to choose from a wide variety of EMV-certified or […]
  • Digging deep for Just a Drop

    By Vending International on October 16, 2018
    On Sunday the 28th October 13 of Abbeychart’s bravest are taking part in an Inflatable 5K Obstacle Run at Newbury Showground with names like ‘The Plummet’, ‘Ripple Runner’ and ‘Leap of Faith’ giving some idea of what participants are up against. “This is the first fundraiser we have organised for our official charity of the year, ‘Just a Drop’, explained […]
  • Canary Wharf Group installs trackable water refill stations

    By Vending International on August 9, 2018
    From this month, workers and visitors to Canary Wharf will be able to top up their water bottles on the go, thanks to seven new water refill stations being installed in Canary Wharf’s shopping malls.  The first is now in action in Canada Place, with the second arriving in Cabot Place by the end of this week and the remaining […]
  • WaterCare Group ready to recycle

    By Vending International on August 3, 2018
    European WaterCare Group has announced that its general water filter recycling centre in Harlow Essex is now fully open. WaterCare will recover and recycle any of the main manufacturers single use water filters as the main constituent is recoverable plastic. The plastics once ground up in a specialist process are then graded and re introduced back into the moulding process […]
  • R. Bardi announces new UK sales agent

    By Vending International on August 1, 2018
    R. Bardi, a manufacturing company in the bulk water industry has appointed Kleena Coola as its new sales agent for United Kingdom and Ireland. The company believes Kleena Coola, provider of quality products for the water cooler market, is the right partner for growing the sales network and supporting potential new customers in Great Britain and Ireland. Both organisations have […]
  • Inspirational jockey joins Harrogate as hydration ambassador

    By Vending International on July 4, 2018
    Ascot sponsor Harrogate Water has announced a season-long partnership with leading amateur jockey Becky Smith to promote healthy hydration in elite sport. Becky, 31, is amateur rider for Micky Hammond Racing in Middleham, North Yorkshire, and has just completed her finest NH season, finishing runner-up in the 2017/18 Amateur Lady Jockeys National Hunt (NH) Championship. Becky said: “I’m delighted to […]
  • Evian to host Global Bottled Water Congress 

    By Vending International on July 3, 2018
    This year’s 15th Global Bottled Water Congress from October 22 to 24 will be held at the home of the global brand Evian in France, whose factory has now been completely upgraded to carbon neutral status. Participants will feature chief executives and directors from many national market leaders as well as a majority of the top global producers. Other highlights […]