Author archive for Vending International

  • 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 3 to 5 at ExCel in London. The SCA UK represents UK-based members of the SCA. Its primary aim is to organise […]
  • 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 plastic waste and then turned into building bricks for schooling facilities. Future prospects of millions of children in Africa are restricted, […]
  • 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, independent research by BRITA Professional on the opinions of coffee operators, almost all (97%) believe that sustainability credentials are important to […]
  • 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 operation with musical accompaniment, and enjoyed the vanilla flavour of the cotton candy. “I was thrilled with the 100% positive response […]
  • 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 Plastic Innovation Challenge’ (OPIC) in Washington, a global search, by Sky Ocean Rescue and National Geographic, for innovative solutions to help […]
  • 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 suppliers to retailers and advisers. The theme of ‘Hydration Nation’ has been selected to keep a focus on product benefit, while […]
  • 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 cream consuming markets. Many Chinese vending machines makers are targeting this new market segments. Since 2018, Guangzhou Int’l Vending Machines & Self […]
  • 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 service the needs of Selecta’s global marketing teams across the 16 countries in which it operates, providing technical expertise to support […]
  • 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 and rewarding companies and individuals that have made exceptional contributions to the trade – and entries are now open! The entry […]
  • SUZOHAPP launches new components website

    By Vending International on December 15, 2019
    SUZOHAPP has announced the launch of its new website dedicated solely to its components business. The new site covers all OEM markets SUZOHAPP serves, including vending, kiosks, ticketing, parking & tolls, gaming, amusement, car wash and laundry. Through this new site, customers will gain immediate access to comprehensive product information for the most complete range of components on the market […]