Author archive for Vending International

  • Thai packaging firm acquires UK’s Go-Pak

    By Vending International on January 15, 2021
    Thailand-based SCG Packaging has acquired UK foodservice packaging firm Go-Pak. The deal is expected to help expand its customer base in the foodservice sector, retail and wholesale businesses, restaurants and fast-food restaurants in the UK, Europe, and North America, as well as help to expand its market base in ASEAN. Go-Pak is a distributor of more than 250 foodservice packaging […]
  • Mondelēz one of UK’s Best Places To Work in 2021

    By Vending International on January 14, 2021
    Mondelēz International has been honoured with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognising the Best Places to Work in 2021. The Employees’ Choice Awards programme, now in its sixth year in the UK, is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies on Glassdoor, the worldwide leader on insights about […]
  • The Vendies deadline extended to 5 February

    By Vending International on January 13, 2021
    Still hoping to get your entries in for The Vendies 2021? Now you have the opportunity as entries will remain open until the new extended deadline of Friday 5 February. To put yourself in with a chance to win, head to dedicated Awards website and take a look at the expertly curated array of categories and find your prime opportunity […]
  • New EVA report on COVID-19 impact

    By Vending International on January 13, 2021
    An updated European Vending and Coffee Services Association (EVA) report has found there has been a marked improvement for vending & OCS businesses, but ongoing impact from COVID-19 restrictions remains severe. Previewed at the EVA Annual General Meeting (AGM) last month, the new COVID-19 impact report is based on survey responses from both vending operators and suppliers (such as manufacturers, […]
  • Herald strengthens business development team

    By Vending International on January 12, 2021
    Herald has reinforced its business development team with two key appointments, marking a period of substantial growth. Experienced managers, Sarah Warn and Shelley Cruz have joined the manufacturer and importer of high quality disposables with the brief to drive new business and forge new links across all sectors, while supporting the efforts of the current sales team. Both food packaging […]
  • Waterlogic acquires three Swedish companies

    By Vending International on January 12, 2021
    Waterlogic, a the global designer, manufacturer, distributor and service provider of purified drinking water dispensers, has acquired three Swedish water companies Vattentornet Aqua Concilio, Waterconcept and Thoreau International. Vattentornet Aqua Concilio services dispensers in offices and workplaces in western Sweden, with some dispensers also located in Stockholm, Östergötland and Skåne. Waterconcept focuses purely on the HoReCa market under the Thoreau […]
  • Ferrero Group acquires Eat Natural

    By Vending International on January 12, 2021
    Global confectionery specialist, The Ferrero Group, is set to acquire Eat Natural, the maker of high-quality cereal bars, toasted muesli and granola. The Ferrero Group plans to maintain and further build Eat Natural’s strong brand authenticity, while supporting the company with distribution and expansion to new markets and category segments opportunities. As part of the transaction, The Ferrero Group will […]
  • Eden Springs is carbon neutral

    By Vending International on January 12, 2021
    Specialist in water solutions, Eden Springs, has been awarded CarbonNeutral company status across the whole of its European business operations, after offsetting its emissions for a second year running. Thanks to initiatives such as; optimising logistics, the use of hybrid vehicles, reducing paper usage (via MyEden), and reusing bottles up to 50 times, Eden has now offset over 380,000 tonnes […]
  • Mondelēz makes recycling impact

    By Vending International on January 12, 2021
    Mondelēz International has been mentioned in The UK Plastics Pact Impact 2020 report for its effort in its first year of membership. Mondelēz joined the UK Plastics Pact at the start of the year, in partnership with the entire value chain alongside business, retailers, recyclers and UK government to tackle the shared problem of plastic waste. To date its UK […]
  • Barry Callebaut cuts corporate carbon footprint by 8.1 per cent

    By Vending International on December 22, 2020
    Barry Callebaut has announced that its carbon reduction efforts in the fiscal year 2019/20 have resulted in a –8.1% reduction of corporate carbon footprint, from 8.5 million tonnes to 7.8 million tonnes CO2e (carbon equivalents). These achievements are highlighted in the group’s just launched Forever Chocolate Progress Report 2019/20 – the fourth report since the launch of Forever Chocolate in […]