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  • Book your tickets for the LIVE Vendies 2022 event now!

    Book your tickets for the LIVE Vendies 2022 event now!

    By Vending International on May 11, 2022

    Final preparations are now being made ahead of The Vendies 2022 which will be taking place in a live format this year at the iconic Grand Connaught Rooms, in London, on 9 June, starting at 12pm. The judges are...

  • Marco system wins award at Specialty Coffee Expo 2022

    Marco system wins award at Specialty Coffee Expo 2022

    By Vending International on May 4, 2022

    The Marco POUR’D cold coffee dispense system has won in the Commercial Coffee Preparation & Serving (Electrical) category of the Best New Product Awards, held at the Specialty Coffee Expo 2022 in Boston. The Best New Product Awards recognises products...

  • Lush dabbles in vending

    Lush dabbles in vending

    By Vending International on May 4, 2022

    Cosmetic retailer Lush has opened its first 24-hour, automated retail experience in the Coal Drops Yard at King’s Cross, London. The iLocker vending machine is designed by Anmac which is owned by world renowned couple, Andrew McAlpine and his wife Gemma...

  • Are consumer preferences changing on water?

    By Vending International on May 4, 2022

    The European Vending & Coffee Services Association (EVA) recently contacted vending machine operators and bottlers as part of a survey to help analyse the current trends of bottled water in the industry. The objective of the study was to...

  • UK water drinks market resurgent

    UK water drinks market resurgent

    By Vending International on May 4, 2022

    The UK water drinks market rebounded in 2021 as the country emerged from the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest UK Water Drinks Market reports from Zenith Global, the global food and drink experts. UK consumption...

  • Snack manufacturer targets mini-markets and vending machines

    Snack manufacturer targets mini-markets and vending machines

    By Vending International on May 4, 2022

    Summit Foods, a specialist in frozen and chilled micro snacks and ‘fresher for longer’ chilled sandwiches for retail, has launched a new division to take its products into the food service sector. Since joining Abbeydale Food Group four years...

  • Just a Drop of kindness from the WHA transforms the lives of villagers in Africa

    Just a Drop of kindness from the WHA transforms the lives of villagers in Africa

    By Vending International on May 4, 2022

    The Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (WHA) has funded a new borehole construction project to bring safe, hygienic water to a village in Africa, by donating to the charity, Just a Drop. The charity has used monies raised by WHA...

  • Report calls for urgent reassessment of UK packaging strategy

    By Vending International on May 4, 2022

    IGD, which provides commercial insight into the food industry, has published a new report to help the food and consumer goods industry drive progress towards the shared ambition of halving the environmental impact of the UK packaging system by 2030....