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  • Just a Drop of kindness transforms lives

    Just a Drop of kindness transforms lives

    By Vending International on March 14, 2018

    The British Water Cooler Association is well on the way to funding a fourth borehole in Zambia to provide clean water to villagers who have had no access to clean water. At the 2018 conference, trade show and gala...

  • Plans to cut calorie consumption

    By Vending International on March 14, 2018

    Major steps to reduce excessive calorie intake have been unveiled by Public Health England (PHE), as part of the government’s strategy to cut childhood and adult obesity. PHE has challenged the food industry to reduce calories in products families...

  • British water cooler market tops £130 million 

    British water cooler market tops £130 million 

    By Vending International on March 8, 2018

    New market research shows that the value of the UK water cooler market has broken through the £130 million barrier, reaching £133 million in 2017, the British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) annual conference heard. Revenue increased by 3.5%, compared...

  • Burns Night postponed

    Burns Night postponed

    By Vending International on March 6, 2018

    The Automatic Vending Association has postponed its Burns Night event as a result of last week’s weather disruptions. Though retaining its Scottish theme, the event will now take place on Friday, March 16 over St Patrick’s weekend. Chief executive...

  • Animo wins design award

    Animo wins design award

    By Vending International on March 5, 2018

    Animo’s OptiBean Touch has won an iF design award. The OptiBean Touch won over the 63-member jury, made up of independent experts from all over the world, with its clean design lines and high-quality finish. Over 6,400 entries were...

  • BWCA conference and trade show this week

    BWCA conference and trade show this week

    By Vending International on March 5, 2018

    The British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) annual conference and trade show takes place this week at the Nottingham Belfry and complete with a prestigious line up of speakers, it promises to be a thought-provoking event. Keynote speaker Debra Searle,...

  • David Llewellyn to be new AVA chief executive

    David Llewellyn to be new AVA chief executive

    By Vending International on February 28, 2018

    The Board of the AVA has announced that David Llewellyn is to be the new chief executive of the Automatic Vending Association (AVA). David will take over from the current CEO Jonathan Hart who leaves the organisation on April...

  • Harrogate moves to recycled PET plastic

    Harrogate moves to recycled PET plastic

    By Vending International on February 26, 2018

    In a move towards achieving a circular economy, Harrogate Water has announced it has successfully secured sufficient availability of recycled PET (rPET), to ensure all product shall contain 50 per cent recycled content from April 2018. The amount of...