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  • The Vendies 2020: Entry is now open!

    The Vendies 2020: Entry is now open!

    By Vending International on December 20, 2019

    Following the success of last year, The Vendies – organised by the publishers of Vending International, Datateam Business Media – heads to the opulent Café De Paris on Tuesday, June 3, 2020 to continue its longstanding tradition of recognising...

  • HRC to host The UK Coffee in Good Spirits Championships


    HRC to host The UK Coffee in Good Spirits Championships


    By Vending International on January 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...

  • A project for less plastic waste and more education

    A project for less plastic waste and more education

    By Vending International on January 17, 2020

    DS Smith has donated €50,000 to UNICEF to give African children the education they need and offer financial support to families. The donation will go towards UNICEF’s project in Ivory Coast in which the environment is being relieved of...

  • Most coffee operators will to pay more to supplier offering sustainability benefits

    By Vending International on January 9, 2020

    In recent years the issue of sustainability has come to the forefront of the coffee industry, but recent research has found that as consumer demand grows, the industry is still facing numerous barriers to going green. According to new,...

  • Cotton Candy World debuts at IAAPA Expo

    Cotton Candy World debuts at IAAPA Expo

    By Vending International on January 6, 2020

    MC Global Games of Queensland, Australia exhibited its new attendant-free, self-cleaning cotton candy vending machine – Cotton Candy World – at IAAPA Expo to rave reviews.  Attendees, children and grown-ups alike are said to have loved watching the floss-making...

  • Vending machine distributor wins investment from Sky Ocean Ventures

    By Vending International on January 3, 2020

    Sky Ocean Ventures, the media-powered impact investment fund, has announced investments worth one million pounds into two new blue start-ups – Algramo, a vending machine distributor from Chile and EcoFlexy from Denmark. Both businesses were recognised at the inaugural ‘Ocean...

  • 2020 UK water drinks conference

    By Vending International on December 24, 2019

    Zenith Global’s 28th UK Water Drinks Conference will be held on March 24, 2020 in London. The event, which become one of the industry’s main annual forums to debate key issues and meet other business leaders, from producers and...

  • Ice cream machine boom in China

    Ice cream machine boom in China

    By Vending International on December 23, 2019

    The latest data from National Bureau of Statistics suggests that Chinese people annually consume up to five million tons of ice cream, spending over 100 billion yuan, and still, China hasn’t made it to the world’s top 20 ice...

  • Selecta chooses Arishi as global technical partner 

    By Vending International on December 20, 2019

    Arishi, experts in delivering technical solutions for enterprise, retail, fintech and government, has announced that it has been chosen by European specialist in vending, Selecta, to be its digital technology partner. As part of their work together, Arishi will...