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  • Multilingual machine configurator

    By Vending International on October 20, 2008

    Crane Merchandising Systems (CMS) is launching a new multi-lingual Product Configurator, set to revolutionise the vending machine ordering process for Europe.The development offers customers a unique multilingual portal through which they can place and process orders online. CMS customers...

  • The numbers game …

    The numbers game …

    By Vending International on October 20, 2008

    Moving into recession? With inflation running high and growth slow, should we be looking to raise the interest rate to reduce inflationary pressures, or lower it to stimulate growth? Minutes from a recent Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee...

  • Drifter returns

    Drifter returns

    By Vending International on October 20, 2008

    Nestlé MultiSnack has reintroduced a favourite from the eighties –  Drifter. First launched in 1980, the number two brand for Nestlé MultiSnack vending is back by popular demand from end-user customers.The crisp wafer, dipped in chewy caramel and covered...

  • £2.5 million relaunch package

    £2.5 million relaunch package

    By Vending International on October 20, 2008

    Müller® UK is set to re-launch Vitality® – Britain’s No 2 functional yogurt and drinks brand1 – following in-depth research into consumers’ attitude towards and usage of functional yogurts and yogurt drinks.Spearheading the re-launch is a new Vitality® brand...

  • World number one is back on screen

    World number one is back on screen

    By Vending International on October 20, 2008

    The world’s number one biscuit*, Oreo was launched to the Away From Home market in April this year. The chocolate flavoured sandwich biscuit is available in two pack formats: Snack Pack and Mini Tub and a £4.5million media campaign...

  • Vending people rewarded for work in the community

    Vending people rewarded for work in the community

    By Vending International on October 20, 2008

    European vending operator Selecta has named the winners of its inaugural awards scheme designed to reward staff members for their involvement in initiatives in their local communities and communities worldwide.The Selecta in the Community Awards have been set up...

  • AVA’s training success

    AVA’s training success

    By Vending International on October 20, 2008

    AVA reports that 5,000 route operators have now successfully completed its Basic Health and Hygiene Training Course and, having satisfactorily completed the course test, been awarded the AVA training certificate.Nicky Rathbone, a Route Operator with Bunzl Coffee Point in...

  • New site helps operators

    New site helps operators

    By Vending International on October 20, 2008

    Vending.uk.net is a new Internet site designed to help run a small to medium sized vending machine re-stocking operation.The system organises operators by printing daily ‘worksheets’ for each machine on an operator’s route plan, with recommended fill quantities for...