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  • The Vendies: Entries close Monday, March 2

    The Vendies: Entries close Monday, March 2

    By Vending International on February 5, 2020

    The Vendies champions excellence and awards innovation from across the vending industry and the awards are in full swing with just over one month until the deadline for submissions closes on Monday, 2 March. Many of the foremost vending...

  • WHA Trade Show sold out

    WHA Trade Show sold out

    By Vending International on February 25, 2020

    With the formation of the new association, bringing together the BWCA and EDWCA, the WHA has reported that its first trade show is now fully booked. This is great news for visitors as there are many new and innovative...

  • Britain becoming hydration nation

    By Vending International on February 19, 2020

    With water drinks driving beverage market growth around the world, plans have been announced for the 28th annual UK Water Drinks Conference on March 24, 2020 in central London. Speakers include the global heads of sustainability and hydration research...

  • Latte Art Championship is coming to London

    Latte Art Championship is coming to London

    By Vending International on February 18, 2020

    European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo, the hospitality industry show devoted to the profitable service and sales of coffee, tea and soft beverages, will host the SCA UK 2020 UK Latte Art Championship at Olympia in May. The...

  • HRC to host The UK Coffee in Good Spirits Championships


    HRC to host The UK Coffee in Good Spirits Championships


    By Vending International on February 17, 2020

    The Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) event is, for the first time, partnering with The Speciality Coffee Association (The SCA UK) to host the UK Coffee in Good Spirits Championship (UKCiGS) and UK Brewers Cup Championship (UKBrCC) from March...

  • Selecta Group makes significant sustainability achievements

    By Vending International on February 14, 2020

    Selecta Group, the European route-based unattended self-service retail, has published its second annual Sustainability Report which outlines 2019’s key achievements and the progress made against the company’s commitments. David Flochel, chief executive, commented: “We’re delighted with the initiatives we...

  • A solution to the service station tea crisis

    A solution to the service station tea crisis

    By Vending International on February 13, 2020

    Drinks-to-go supplier, eXpresso PLUS, is offering a slim line PG tips machine which can sit next to existing coffee-to-go solutions. It’s described as an innovative solution for the recent demand for the comeback of tea at service stations. One...

  • Coaltown Coffee becomes one of the first to be B Corp certified

    By Vending International on February 12, 2020

    Coaltown Coffee Roasters, an independent coffee roastery based in Ammanford, South Wales, has become one of the first B Corp certified coffee companies in the UK. Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental...

  • Cadbury launches all paper packaging

    Cadbury launches all paper packaging

    By Vending International on February 11, 2020

    Cadbury has conducted what it described as a ‘world-first’ packaging trial in New Zealand. The paper packaging is made from 100 per cent sustainably sourced paper and is 100 per cent recyclable and was rolled out for the first...