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  • Sustainable paper straws 

    Sustainable paper straws 

    By Vending International on February 12, 2019

    Straws are used by millions of people every day when enjoying drinks on-the-go and now Huhtamaki is offering customers the opportunity to switch to paper straws for cold drinks. The new straws are made of fibre from sustainably managed...

  • AVA to work with DEFRA

    AVA to work with DEFRA

    By Vending International on February 8, 2019

    The Automatic Vending Association met with Alex Hattersley, a policy advisor in energy and transport at HM Treasury and Silas Gedner, an advisor for the policy group at DEFRA, to discuss paper cups and plastic in vending this week....

  • Global brands set to join the big plastics debate

    Global brands set to join the big plastics debate

    By Vending International on February 8, 2019

    Experts from some of the world’s biggest brands, including Marks & Spencer, Pepsi Lipton and Church & Dwight Co., together with British Plastics Federation, A Plastic Planet and WRAP, will come together under one roof at Packaging Innovations 2019...

  • Melitta welcomes industry heavyweight

    Melitta welcomes industry heavyweight

    By Vending International on February 8, 2019

    Melitta Professional Coffee Solutions has announced the appointment of Brad Journet-Robins to the role of head of business development, recruited to advance market share for sales of the company’s  machines throughout 2019 and beyond. Brad joins Melitta following a...

  • Spike in sales of alternatives to plastic

    Spike in sales of alternatives to plastic

    By Vending International on February 8, 2019

    4 Aces has reported an increase in sales of paper cups and cones to the water industry as this market continues to seek out alternatives to plastic single use cups, exploring options that may be more gentler on the...

  • NIVO names suppliers of the year

    By Vending International on February 8, 2019

    NIVO has named its Suppliers of the Year. The lucky winners are as follows: Best Newcomer: Bevtek Highly commended: Redbull   Equipment Supplier: Evoca Group Highly commended: Coin Solutions   Snack/Confectionery/Drinks Supplier: Amia Foods Highly commended: Lavazza   Business...

  • Vendmanager works for SV24-7

    Vendmanager works for SV24-7

    By Vending International on February 4, 2019

    Amid ongoing expansion, specialist in vending and office coffee solutions in Scotland, SV24-7 is using Vendmanager from SBS to increase efficiency and improve customer service still further. The leadership team at SV24-7, directors Fiona and Ian Chambers, saw an...

  • Ruby chocolate to take off in 2019

    Ruby chocolate to take off in 2019

    By Vending International on January 30, 2019

    Ruby chocolate is now recognised around the world as the food trend for 2019 by research agencies, media and food experts. This fourth type of chocolate has also been awarded for its innovation in the United States and the...