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  • 50 years and counting for GEM

    50 years and counting for GEM

    By Vending International on March 19, 2018

    GEM Vending based in Nottingham, is celebrating 50 years of local service to the East Midlands in 2018. The vending industry has seen many changes since the company was first registered in 1968 in both the style of the...

  • Experts to debate plastics recycling challenges

    By Vending International on March 19, 2018

    Companies and organisations at the forefront of plastics recycling will discuss challenges faced by the industry in a series of free-to-attend debates during the Plastics Recycling World Exhibition in Essen, Germany on June 27-28. The line-up of panellists includes...

  • First regional AVA meeting of 2018

    By Vending International on March 15, 2018

    The Automatic Vending Association’s first regional meeting of the year will be held at A.G. Barr in Cumbernauld, Glasgow on April 19. Some topical subjects will be tackled on the day by speakers including: Muneeb Gill who will be...

  • European Coffee Expo in London

    European Coffee Expo in London

    By Vending International on March 15, 2018

    European Coffee Expo, the speciality, trade-only coffee event dedicated to the business of coffee, tea, soft drinks and related products will take place at London’s Olympia on May 22nd & 23rd 2018. The Expo has been created just the...

  • 4 Aces extends biodegradable range

    4 Aces extends biodegradable range

    By Vending International on March 14, 2018

    Packaging specialist 4 Aces has added to its environmentally-friendly range of products as part of a pledge to its customers to provide a wider range of green options in 2018. Alongside its selection of biodegradable paper water cones and...

  • Barry Callebaut launches mint tea

    Barry Callebaut launches mint tea

    By Vending International on March 14, 2018

    Barry Callebaut Beverages has introduced the fresh taste of peppermint leaves to its Caprimo vending range with the launch of a new Caprimo Mint Tea. Expected to appeal to vending operators and consumers alike, the tea comes as a...

  • No ‘latte levy’ for disposable coffee cups

    By Vending International on March 14, 2018

    The UK government won’t take action on the issue of takeaway coffee cups, but will rely instead on discounts for reusable cups. Earlier in the year, after it was claimed the UK throws away 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups...

  • Nestlé cuts 2.6 billion teaspoons of sugar in three years

    Nestlé cuts 2.6 billion teaspoons of sugar in three years

    By Vending International on March 14, 2018

    The amount of sugar in Nestlé’s UK and Irish products has been reduced by more than 2.6 billion teaspoons since 2015 thanks to an ongoing, intensive programme of innovation and reformulation. A report, issued today by Nestlé, reveals that...