Author archive for Vending International

  • AVA sets safety standard of food and drink consumption during pandemic

    By Vending International on September 25, 2020
    The Automatic Vending Association (AVA), the trade body of the vending industry in the UK, has reaffirmed its high safety standards in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, stating that vending is one of the most hygienic and safest ways for workers to buy food and beverage products when not working from home. Factors including rising cashless technology, how safely machines are stocked, how long the […]
  • Ferrero is stirring up vending with Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolate!

    By Vending International on September 25, 2020
    Ferrero Foodservice is raising the standard for hot chocolate out-of-home, with the launch of its new vending format. From table-top to self-serve machines, Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolatewill instantly create a luxurious hot chocolate to complement your coffee offering. Made with Thorntons Chocolate, and already containing milk powder, simply add water to Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolate to instantly create a great […]
  • Premier Foods reinvigorates vending portfolio

    By Vending International on September 23, 2020
    Premier Foods is adding to its vending portfolio, giving operators more solutions for their hot drinks and soup offerings. Bringing a more premium range to the market, the manufacturer has launched Simplicity – a four-strong range of products including Gold, Non HVO Whitener, Hot Chocolate and Lite Hot Chocolate, designed to produce a consistent texture with innovative agglomeration technology. Premier […]
  • Fears for vending as new restrictions announced

    By Vending International on September 22, 2020
    As the Prime Minister announces further restrictions for the country aimed at curbing the rapidly rising coronavirus infection rate, The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) has warned of a significant impact on vending businesses. AVA chief executive David Llewellyn said: “AVA members have seen their business return over the past few weeks to around 50% of where it was at the […]
  • Webinars plot the way forward for vending businesses

    By Vending International on September 22, 2020
    A series of webinars are coming up which will help vending businesses  stay informed despite the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic. The first, focusing on Sustainability, is being held by the Automatic Vending Association (AVA) on 8 October.   After a pause, Defra has restarted the process of consultation around the introduction of the Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for England, […]
  • Every cup of Nespresso coffee will be carbon neutral by 2022

    By Vending International on September 21, 2020
    Nespresso has announced that every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and for professional customers, will be carbon neutral by 2022. This new ambition builds on more than 10 years of work during which Nespresso has reduced its carbon emissions and compensated the remainder through agroforestry. “Climate change is a reality and our future depends on going further and […]
  • Nayax webinar on rise in cashless payments

    By Vending International on September 16, 2020
    Payment system specialist Nayax is hosting a free webinar with Domenico Paparella, director, business development acceptance Europe, Mastercard to learn more about the increased rise in cashless payments usage by the consumers on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as what will be expected as countries begin to open and try to return to normalcy. The webinar will […]
  • 2020 Global Water Drinks Awards finalists announced

    By Vending International on September 15, 2020
    The finalists for the 2020 Global Water Drinks Awards are now published. The winners will be announced via an online awards ceremony on 21 October at the 17th Global Water Drinks Congress, as well as premiering live on YouTube. The awards are organised by global food and drink experts Zenith Global. This year’s awards attracted over 160 entries from 27 countries […]
  • Consultant Services Group rebrands its vending arm as VendPlus

    By Vending International on September 10, 2020
    Consultant Services Group (CSG) which has been an established player in the vending, FM and cleaning sectors for over 50 years, has unveiled a new, refreshed, look for its vending arm. To be known as VendPlus, the company will continue to offer vending solutions to satisfy a broad range of clients’ needs including hot and cold drinks, confectionery and fresh […]
  • Global Water Drinks Congress goes beyond the bottle

    By Vending International on September 9, 2020
    This year’s 17th Global Water Drinks Congress on 20-22 October 2020 has two major differences from previous events. The first is that it is now online. The second is its ‘Beyond the Bottle’ theme, with a focus on wider product and packaging opportunities. Typically attracting 150-200 participants from all over the world, the event aims to provide industry leaders, entrepreneurs, […]