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  • Deposit return scheme to crack down on plastic pollution

    By Vending International on March 28, 2018

    A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and slash the amount of waste polluting land and seas will be introduced subject to consultation later this year, it has been confirmed. UK consumers go through an estimated 13 billion...

  • Vending into the future

    Vending into the future

    By Vending International on March 26, 2018

    Italian vending is inextricably linked to the three key players in the market – manufacturers, producers and managers – many of whom will be attending fieramilanocity from June 6 to 9, 2018 for Venditalia – the international event for...

  • Double success for Huhtamaki at FPA Awards  

    Double success for Huhtamaki at FPA Awards  

    By Vending International on March 26, 2018

    Food and drink packaging specialist Huhtamaki UK won two awards including Manufacturer of the Year at the Foodservice Packaging Association awards which took place in Brighton. Working in collaboration with Ace UK, Huhtamaki was also a joint winner of...

  • Nestlé launches nitrogen infused coffee product in UK

    By Vending International on March 22, 2018

    Nestlé is launching a new product for coffee fans in the UK and Ireland. Nescafé Azera Nitro is a coffee drink infused with nitrogen for a smoother taste. It will be available in Americano or Latte flavours. Upon opening...

  • Chiltern Railways to recycle coffee cups

    Chiltern Railways to recycle coffee cups

    By Vending International on March 21, 2018

    In a bid to reduce plastic waste, Chiltern Railways has announced that it will be the first train operator to recycle coffee cups at stations. Currently, across the UK, just one in 400 of the 2.5bn disposable cups used...

  • Children’s sugar intake down

    Children’s sugar intake down

    By Vending International on March 21, 2018

    The British Soft Drinks Association has welcomed news from Public Health England’s National Diet and Nutrition Survey which shows sugar intake from soft drinks is down 15% in four to 10 year olds and 11% in 11 to 18...

  • Vendex Midlands set for April 24

    Vendex Midlands set for April 24

    By Vending International on March 20, 2018

    The vending trade show Vendex Midlands will be held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on April 24. Exhibition space is sold out and a range of exhibitors will be showcasing products, equipment, ingredients, new technology and innovative...

  • Packaging company cracks recycling challenge 

    Packaging company cracks recycling challenge 

    By Vending International on March 19, 2018

    Following months of in-depth research, UK-based packaging and paper company, DS Smith, believes it has a solution to the coffee cup recycling challenge. Using its state-of-the-art paper mill in Kent, the company believes it could recycle up to the...