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  • Honours for Wilkes Group chair

    Honours for Wilkes Group chair

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019

    Chairman of the Wilkes Group, Peter Wilkes, has been recognised in The New Year’s Honours List for his services to tennis. Mr Wilkes who chairs the Wakefield-based automatic vending, catering and cleaning and properties specialist, was awarded a British...

  • Vending prepares for refrigerant changes

    Vending prepares for refrigerant changes

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019

    Over the next few years there are going to be a few radical changes with regards to the refrigerants that will be permitted for usage in new vending machines/chillers. Managing director of DGB Refrigeration Gary Barlow explores what the...

  • Animo introduces OptiMe range

    Animo introduces OptiMe range

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019

    Animo has introduced its OptiMe range during the Horecava trade show in Amsterdam The OptiMe is fully customisable to match any taste in materials, colours and add-ons. It has a separate hot water tap to use for tea preparation...

  • Vending IoT solution MatiPay wins CES 2019 Award

    Vending IoT solution MatiPay wins CES 2019 Award

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019

    MatiPay, the mobile payment and telemetry system designed for the vending industry has won a CES Innovation Award in Las Vegas for the second time. MatiPay converts vending machines into smart sales points supplying various typologies of goods and...

  • A recipe for fundraising success

    A recipe for fundraising success

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019

    Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, in partnership with Knighton Foods, is urging its supporters to host a chocolate-themed fundraising event on January 31, as part of National Hot Chocolate Day. Staffordshire-based Knighton Foods and the charity are supplying free bags of...

  • Thirst for bottled water growth

    Thirst for bottled water growth

    By Vending International on January 10, 2019

    With bottled water driving beverage market growth around the world, plans have been announced for the next UK Bottled Water Conference on March 12, 2019 in central London. Speakers include key names from brands, retail and research including Coca-Cola, Danone, Highland Spring, Nestlé and Tesco....

  • Nayax enters five-year partnership with coffee and vending specialist

    Nayax enters five-year partnership with coffee and vending specialist

    By Vending International on January 9, 2019

    European coffee and vending machine enterprise café+co International has selected Nayax to be its exclusive cashless solution provider. Onyx and VPOS Touch, Nayax’s card readers with telemetric capabilities, will be installed on 25,000 café+co machines, bringing multiple cashless payment options to consumers in...

  • New CEO and president at Huhtamaki

    New CEO and president at Huhtamaki

    By Vending International on January 9, 2019

    Huhtamaki has appointed Charles Héaulmé as president and CEO. He takes over on April 26, 2019 after the company’s AGM from Jukka Moisio who steps down after a long and successful tenure. “I want to thank Jukka Moisio warmly...