Latest Headlines

  • Ethisphere names illycaffè among the 2021 world’s most ethical companies

    Ethisphere names illycaffè among the 2021 world’s most ethical companies

    By Vending International on March 1, 2021

    illycaffè S.p.A., a global coffee industry leader in sustainable quality, has been recognised by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies. This year marks the...

  • Full house for UK water drinks

    By Vending International on February 23, 2021

    The full programme for next month’s UK Water Drinks Conference has been announced, including the latest statistics, a masterclass in category management, an industry leadership panel, an update on policy issues and a series of innovator case studies. The...

  • Get your workplace testing kits

    Get your workplace testing kits

    By Vending International on February 23, 2021

    The Automatic Vending Association has reminded vending businesses that the Government is, until the end of March, providing workplace COVID-19 testing kits free of charge to businesses with 50 or more employees (this is 50 employees in total whether or not on...

  • AVA clarifies where operators stand with Scottish DRS

    AVA clarifies where operators stand with Scottish DRS

    By Vending International on February 23, 2021

    The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) has moved to reassure vending operators of their obligations with regards to the impending Scottish DRS programme. The AVA said it had become aware that there is some confusion surrounding the involvement of vending...

  • Ferrero commits to satellite monitoring of palm oil supply chain

    Ferrero commits to satellite monitoring of palm oil supply chain

    By Vending International on February 22, 2021

    Ferrero has committed to using the Starling satellite monitoring and verification service across all of its palm oil sourcing areas. Operated by Earthworm Foundation and Airbus, Starling uses a combination of satellite imagery and on-the-ground expertise to monitor land...

  • IRN-BRU maker announces new 100% recycled wrap

    By Vending International on February 22, 2021

    AG Barr is accelerating its journey towards carbon neutrality announcing that all soft drinks consumer multipacks will be wrapped in 100% recycled shrink wrap by the end of 2021. This move alone will save 400 tonnes of virgin plastic...

  • Industry pioneers confirmed in line up for New Food Invest 2021

    By Vending International on February 22, 2021

    New Food Invest has announced the participation of industry heavyweights at a global virtual summit bringing together international plant-based and cultured food businesses with investors and venture capitalists. Co-hosted by the international food awareness non-profit ProVeg and investment platform...

  • Global meat snacks market gains traction

    Global meat snacks market gains traction

    By Vending International on February 22, 2021

    The global meat snacks market is likely to be driven by the increasing demand for nutrient-rich snacks according to Transparency Market Research. These popular snacks come with nutrients such as vitamin B12, iron, and omega-3s and they have been...