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  • Mat Baker is new chairman of Arena

    Mat Baker is new chairman of Arena

    By Vending International on March 13, 2008

    Mat Baker, Country Director of P & G Professional, has taking over the chairmanship of Arena, the hospitality industry’s premier networking organisation, from Andy Kemp, who has held tenure for the last three years.At the hand-over, Andy said: “Mat...

  • Stroud College awards catering contract

    By Vending International on March 13, 2008

    Stroud College in Gloucestershire (SCG) has awarded 7 Day Catering a five year contract to manage the catering and hospitality services at its main campus in Stroud, including vending.The contract, which has a turnover of around £215,000, will be...

  • Mighty meaty vending success

    Mighty meaty vending success

    By Vending International on March 13, 2008

    Branded for the UK market as ffinch’s Mini Meaty Munchies and distributed by Konect Distribution, these new salami snacks are sold very successfully in vending machines in France, Germany, Holland and Switzerland.Marcus Mitchell from Konect Distribution comments: “Our delicious...

  • Mike Saltmarsh in Europe

    Mike Saltmarsh in Europe

    By Vending International on March 13, 2008

    Popular AVA technical consultant, Mike Saltmarsh, has been appointed Chairman of the European Vending Association’s Hygiene Committee, a role in which he will be sponsored by Mars Drinks.The Hygiene Committee draws together technical input from across Europe on a...

  • Helping to keep the workforce hydrated

    Helping to keep the workforce hydrated

    By Vending International on March 13, 2008

    Dehydration is a major problem in the UK and is said to be the number one cause of headaches and daytime fatigue. Despite 80 percent of adults in the UK being aware of the government’s recommendation to drink two...

  • Huhtamaki launches biocoated cup

    Huhtamaki launches biocoated cup

    By Vending International on March 13, 2008

    Packaging experts Huhtamaki have launched new, bio-coated vending cups. The ever-increasing demand for sustainable products has led the company to develop its vending range, and the new cup is not only a welcome addition to the existing range of...

  • N&W launches The Big One

    N&W launches The Big One

    By Vending International on March 13, 2008

    The Big One is N&W’s first extra large high street style coffee vendor, with a unique vending experience, the 12oz paper cup that offers a drink size of 250cc.Commenting on The Big One, Sales and Marketing Director, Mike Kane...

  • Hospital win for Selecta

    By Vending International on March 13, 2008

    Leading vending services provider Selecta has been awarded a threeyear contract to provide 24-hour vending to the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. Under the terms of the deal, Selecta will supply more than 50 hot and cold beverage and...