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  • The AVA Annual Census

    By Vending International on December 5, 2007

    The number of traditional vending machines in operation in the UK continues to grow, reports the latest edition of the annual AVA Census. This growth of some 4,000 units (1.7%) at the end of 2006 has come from table...

  • In Brief…

    By Vending International on December 5, 2007

    Coca-Cola’s parent board endorses local management decision to close concentrate plant in Drogheda, Ireland, with loss of 250-350 jobs. Britvic updates and renames its pressed and squeezed juice offerings to increase their appeal in UK on-trade channel.Deal between Coca-Cola...

  • A Christmas star has been chosen!

    By Vending International on December 5, 2007

    California Raisins teamed up with the Bakers’ Benevolent Society to search for a budding artist in the baking industry to create the Society’s charity Christmas card. Entrants were invited to design a card, which incorporated a traditional baking theme.Farmhouse...

  • Greencare helps shrink carbon footprint

    By Vending International on December 5, 2007

    Greencare H20 has succeeded in winning a contract to supply mains-fed water coolers to property outsourcing leader Mapeley. The contract is for the provision of approximately 1500 mains-fed water coolers to sites within Mapeley’s property portfolio. By replacing bottled...

  • Changes at rheavendors servomat UK

    Changes at rheavendors servomat UK

    By Vending International on December 5, 2007

    After 18 years in the vending industry, most recently, establishing and running the UK office of the rheavendors group in the UK, it has been announced that Richard Blevins is to retire at the end of 2007. handing over...

  • CSG strengthens sales team

    CSG strengthens sales team

    By Vending International on December 5, 2007

    Consultant Services Group (CSG) Food and Beverage Services Division has beefed up its vending services team in West Yorkshire with the appointment of Doreen Lister.CSG has made no secret of its desire to expand its vending services and Doreen’s...

  • Retraction and correction

    By Vending International on December 5, 2007

    The October edition of VI included an advertorial from Yazoo (page 13) which stated that Yazoo is the only flavoured milk drink currently meeting proposed government guidelines.Derek Fern, National Accounts Manager of Multiple Marketing Ltd has pointed out that...

  • Metro Drinks win prestigious Anuga Taste 07 Award for Herbert’s  FairTrade Iced Coffee

    Metro Drinks win prestigious Anuga Taste 07 Award for Herbert’s FairTrade Iced Coffee

    By Vending International on December 5, 2007

    Specialist soft drinks manufacturer, Metro Drinks has returned from exhibiting at Anuga with a prestigious Anuga Taste 07 Award for its Herbert’s Iced Coffee. The company was one of only two British products to win the accolade, the other...