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  • New AVA representative to EVA exec committee

    New AVA representative to EVA exec committee

    By Vending International on September 12, 2018

    The AVA Board has announced that Stuart Coutts of Connect Vending has been co-opted on the board unanimously, to represent the AVA interests on the European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) executive committee. Connect has been an AVA...

  • GEM Vending acquires Allen Vending

    GEM Vending acquires Allen Vending

    By Vending International on September 12, 2018

    Nottingham-based GEM Vending, which celebrated its 50th anniversary this year, has announced the acquisition of vending operator Allen Vending. The acquisition makes the company the largest privately owned vending operator in the East Midlands. Steve Gallagher, chairman of GEM...

  • SUZOHAPP appoints new MD for UK and Ireland

    SUZOHAPP appoints new MD for UK and Ireland

    By Vending International on September 7, 2018

    Suzohapp has appointed Simon James as its new managing director of the United Kingdom & Ireland, effective September 1. Simon brings with him 20+ years of experience in the payments industry and is joining SUZOHAPP from Civica, a market...

  • Finalists announced as voting for this year’s Vendies gets underway

    Finalists announced as voting for this year’s Vendies gets underway

    By Vending International on September 6, 2018

    Following a steep increase in entries, the judges have selected their finalists and voting is now open! The judge’s scores will account for 75% of the outcome, with the industry vote making up the final 25%. More on how it works here. Do you know an...

  • All change at Cover

    All change at Cover

    By Vending International on August 30, 2018

    The Cover Association, one of the first groups of vending operators to work together to offer a regional and national service is parting company with long-standing member Templeman Retailing and Vending (TRV) by mutual agreement. TRV has been in discussion...

  • New president for Mondelēz Northern Europe

    New president for Mondelēz Northern Europe

    By Vending International on August 29, 2018

    Mondelēz International has announced the appointment of Clive Jones as president, Northern Europe. Clive will be responsible for Mondelēz International’s businesses in the UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, where Mondelēz manufactures and sells brands including Cadbury, Oreo,...

  • Reverse vending scheme targets used plastic bottles

    Reverse vending scheme targets used plastic bottles

    By Vending International on August 28, 2018

    Coca-Cola Great Britain has announced a partnership with Merlin Entertainments, to offer people 50 per cent off entry to some of the UK’s most popular family attractions, in exchange for used plastic drink bottles. This comes following research by Coca-Cola Great...

  • AVA tackles technical issues

    By Vending International on August 28, 2018

    The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) and the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) will be holding a joint vending specific technical day on October 31 where guests can listen to industry experts who will share critical information and advice for...