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  • The Vendies 2021: Introducing the winners

    The Vendies 2021: Introducing the winners

    By Vending International on April 23, 2021

    Hundreds of professionals from across the vending market tuned in to the first ever virtual Vendies ceremony on Thursday 22 April. The live-streamed presentation, hosted by comedian Ian Moore and the National Lottery’s ‘voice of the balls’ Alan Dedicoat,...

  • Brits cutting back on animal products

    Brits cutting back on animal products

    By Vending International on May 17, 2021

    A huge number of Brits have reduced the amount of animal products they’re consuming since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research by The Vegan Society. A new survey, that focused on changing consumer habits over the...

  • Lavazza to open first roasting and packing plant in the US

    Lavazza to open first roasting and packing plant in the US

    By Vending International on May 14, 2021

    Lavazza North America, part of global Italian coffee company Lavazza Group, has begun construction of the first roasting and packing plant in the United States. The new plant is slated to open in October 2021 and will serve the...

  • “Life-changing” coffee

    “Life-changing” coffee

    By Vending International on May 14, 2021

    The supplier and installer of commercial coffee machines, Liquildine, has partnered with Change Please, a social enterprise that helps lift people out of homelessness. It may be bold to say that a cup of coffee changed your life, but...

  • The perfect beverage solution for any business bubble

    The perfect beverage solution for any business bubble

    By Vending International on May 13, 2021

    An Evoca Group name that’s poised to have a great impact, with ‘The New Normal’ fast approaching is the legendary Italian brand Saeco. Saeco was founded in 1981 in Gaggio Montano, near Bologna in northern Italy. In 1985, it...

  • Innobev awards winners announced

    By Vending International on May 13, 2021

    The winners of the 2021 InnoBev Awards were announced on 11 May in an online awards ceremony during the 2021 UK Soft Drinks Conference. Organised by food and drink experts Zenith Global with support from category sponsor Salomons &...

  • AVA members urged to act now as DRS consultation deadline approaches

    AVA members urged to act now as DRS consultation deadline approaches

    By Vending International on May 10, 2021

    The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) is calling for its members in the vending industry to submit their Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) and Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) consultation responses ahead of the deadline on 4 June 2021. With the deadline...

  • SB Software thrilled after win at The Vendies

    SB Software thrilled after win at The Vendies

    By Vending International on May 7, 2021

    SB Software has expressed its delight at having won Best Ancillary Product at The Vendies 2021 online event held last month. The company said: “Thank you to all who voted for us at the Vendies. Everyone here at SB...

  • The solution that automates the traditional company canteen

    The solution that automates the traditional company canteen

    By Vending International on May 7, 2021

    MrLunch is an innovative company canteen solution that offers employees a wide range of ready meals and drinks distributed by vending machines. It is based on an idea by FreshFood24, a German company that manages catering services for businesses,...