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  • The Vendies 2023: entries close February 28

    The Vendies 2023: entries close February 28

    By Vending International on January 23, 2023

    The deadline for The Vendies 2023, February 28, is fast approaching so now is the time to get your submissions together to avoid missing the chance of winning a coveted industry award. The event will be held on June...

  • Bright future for smart vending

    By Vending International on January 23, 2023

    The increase in demand for self-service technology, and the implementation of IoT and AI services such as cashless transactions and cloud-based systems are primary factors driving the smart/intelligent vending machine market. According to a ResearchAndMarkets report, the market is...

  • Caffeine Limited appoints new operations manager

    Caffeine Limited appoints new operations manager

    By Vending International on January 23, 2023

    Jodie Makin has been appointed operations manager at UK coffee machine specialist, Caffeine Limited. She brings a wealth of experience to the role, which sees her co-ordinating the work of the different departments at Caffeine to ensure customers get...

  • Marco Beverage Systems acquired by the Middleby Corporation

    By Vending International on January 23, 2023

    The Middleby Corporation has announced the acquisition of Marco Beverage Systems, a designer and manufacturer of innovative and energy-efficient beverage dispense solutions. Based in Dublin, Ireland, Marco has annual revenues of $30 million. The acquisition represents an opportunity to...

  • New chief for Nestlé UK and Ireland

    New chief for Nestlé UK and Ireland

    By Vending International on January 23, 2023

      Richard Watson is to become chief executive of Nestlé UK and Ireland as Stefano Agostini moves to a new role after six years as market head. Richard is the current managing director for Nestlé Confectionery in the UK...

  • AVA committed to helping members overcome industry challenges

    AVA committed to helping members overcome industry challenges

    By Vending International on January 23, 2023

    The Vending & Automated Retail Association (AVA) has reflected on the events of 2022 and highlighted key issues that will continue to impact the vending industry throughout the year ahead. Following another successful annual census last year, the AVA...

  • Aimia Foods become exclusive OOH brand partner for Koko

    Aimia Foods become exclusive OOH brand partner for Koko

    By Vending International on January 23, 2023

    Leading UK food and drink manufacturer Aimia Foods has announced that they have become the exclusive OOH, vending and wholesale partner for Koko: the first UK company to make a coconut-based alternative to dairy milk.  As part of the...

  • Nestlé begins electric shunter trial in York

    Nestlé begins electric shunter trial in York

    By Vending International on January 3, 2023

    Nestlé UK & Ireland has launched a trial of an electric shunter at its York site. Nestlé predominantly uses diesel shunters across its UK sites to facilitate the flow of goods and trailers. Switching to electric shunters permanently would...