Author archive for Vending International

  • BWCA and EDWCA members to vote on a single Association

    By Vending International on July 17, 2019
    On October 10, members of both the British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) and the European Drinking Water Cooler Association (EDWCA) will be invited to vote for their respective Associations to be amalgamated to create a new, combined Association to replace the two separate existing trade bodies. Talks began between members of the two executive councils in 2018. As a result […]
  • Former VI owner passes away

    By Vending International on July 12, 2019
    Former owner of Vending International and an industry stalwart, Neil Hird, has died at the age of 86 following a long illness. Mr Hird was the second owner of Vending International after he acquired the magazine from Ray Pearl who founded the trade title in 1967. After his time on VI, Mr Hird assisted the then Automatic Vending Association of […]
  • Lavazza announces new global gastronomy ambassadors

    By Vending International on July 11, 2019
    Lavazza continues to collaborate with some of the world’s most highly regarded chefs as part of its ongoing dedication to the world of top gastronomy. The newest additions to its ranks include multi-Michelin-starred chef Jason Atherton and British chef and restaurateur, Shaun Rankin, who is now an official Lavazza ambassador after working with the brand for many years. Atherton and […]
  • Lavazza launches new Eco Caps for a 100% compostable taste experience

    By Vending International on July 11, 2019
    Innovation and sustainability are two values present in the Lavazza DNA since its foundation and which have been the main drivers in the creation of the brand’s new Lavazza Eco Caps, 100% compostable coffee capsules. Compatible with Lavazza A Modo Mio and Nespresso coffee machines, Lavazza is set to replace its entire range of at home capsules by the end […]
  • New no added sugar wafers and cookies from Diablo

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Diablo Sugar Free is a one-stop-shop for all your sugar free needs, offering a choice of over 40 items from a selection of chocolate bars, Belgian chocolate wafers, cookies, muesli bars, chocolate spread and a selection of excellent sweets. The brand has recently extended its range with no added sugar cream filled sandwich cookies in two flavours – vanilla and […]
  • Payment industry expert appointed MD at Nayax Japan

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Nayax has announced that Takane Nakamura has joined the Nayax family as managing director, Nayax K.K. in Japan. Mr Nakamura will be leading Nayax’s activities in the Japanese market. He brings years of experience and knowledge in the payments industry having spent the past four years as CEO and managing director at Ingenico Japan K.K. His depth of knowledge about […]
  • New chief manufacturing & supply chain officer at KeyMe

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    KeyMe, the rapidly growing consumer technology company that is disrupting the $12 billion per year access services industry has announced the promotion of Brad Weinshenker to chief manufacturing & supply chain officer. Brad has held leadership roles at several high-profile consumer hardware technology companies, including Outerwall where he scaled RedBox kiosks to tens of thousands of locations across the U.S., fundamentally […]
  • Partnership brings healthy hydration to the vending sector

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Westways Vending has teamed up with iPro Sport to bring healthy hydration drinks into the vending sector.  Westways has branded, configured and installed state-of-the-art vending machines to display and deliver the iPro Sport range. Contactless payments systems have been fitted to facilitate payment by card or cash to ensure that customers aren’t left thirsty. Westways uses intelligent vending to improve […]
  • Life-cycle study shows: a paper cup has the lowest carbon footprint – and recycling makes it even smaller

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Huhtamaki participated in a life-cycle analysis study that surveyed the full carbon footprint of different types of cups used for coffee. According to the study, paper cups often have the lowest carbon footprint, and recycling lowers it furtherby 54%. Huhtamaki recently introduced a 100% renewable, plant polyethylene coated FutureSmart paper cup. This life-cycle analysis (LCA) on paper cups was carried […]
  • First Mile and Huhtamaki join forces to accelerate disposable coffee cup recycling

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Recycling company First Mile has announced its new partnership with sustainable food packaging specialist, Huhtamaki, in a collaboration that aims to further increase the number of disposable coffee cups effectively recycled in the UK. The partnership will see First Mile collecting used disposable cups from some of Huhtamaki’s customers throughout London and Birmingham from a variety of different coffee chains, […]