Author archive for Vending International

  • Nayax and American Express join forces

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022
    Nayax has announced a partnership with American Express across the United Kingdom and European Economic Area markets. Unattended business owners such as vending machine, laundromat, or car wash operators who use Nayax cashless card readers can now accept American Express transactions, giving them a broader opportunity to grow their customer base and revenue. This newly formed partnership brings significant benefits […]
  • New EVA board elected during a successful EVEX-VENDCON

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022
    The European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) together with the German Vending Association (BDV) organised EVEX-VendCon last week in Bonn in order to combine the international flavour of EVEX with the high concentration of key industry players from the German speaking markets. The Kameha Grand hotel, located along the Rhine in the former capital of West Germany, proved to […]
  • WHA announces plans for ‘Liquid Thinking’ at the 2023 conference and trade show

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022
    The Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (the WHA) is to hold its first conference and trade show in spring 2023 and has announced that  the ‘liquid thinker’, Professor Damian Hughes, (pictured) is to be its keynote speaker. Professor Hughes is an international speaker and author of the appropriately titled best-selling management book, Liquid Thinking. Other books by Damian Hughes include […]
  • Biodegradable lids market expands

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022
    The global biodegradable lids market is set to reach a valuation of 416.6 Mn US dollars by the end of 2032, according to a report by Future Market Insights. The foodservice industry is one of the most vibrant and dynamic industries in the world. The industry has observed unparalleled growth in the past and continues to capture revenue and generate employment […]
  • Community vending project promoted at NEC show

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022
    The team from community-focused organisation Planed visited the Farm Business Innovation Show held at NEC Birmingham this month to promote one of its current food projects, “Pembrokeshire Fresh Community Vending” (PFCV). Planed has been successful in receiving funding for the project from the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which itself, is funded by the European Agricultural […]
  • Water refill stations and sustainable bottles bring hydration solution to COP27

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022
    Climate leaders gathered for COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, were able to get a taste of a new hydration solution from Swedish water and beverage innovator Bluewater. The company’s purified water refill stations and sustainable reusable bottles allowed delegates to stay healthily hydrated in the Climate Action Innovation Zone. “We are deeply honoured that Climate Action chose Bluewater to provide […]
  • No slow down in takeaways

    By Vending International on October 26, 2022
    New global research has revealed more people are purchasing takeaway or delivery orders today than they were before the recent increase in cost of living. The survey, which was commissioned by Deliverect and conducted by Censuswide, found that 57.34% of consumers are now purchasing up to three takeaways in a week now, in comparison to 49% prior to the inflation […]
  • Are you aware of plastics packaging tax?

    By Vending International on October 25, 2022
    According to the Vending & Automated Retail Association (AVA) very few manufacturing and importing businesses have registered under the Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT). The Treasury’s own survey suggests that only 10% of businesses are aware of the tax.  However, the Act includes a joint and several responsibility clause, which means that companies using taxable plastic could be liable for the […]
  • Deposit return schemes – the latest

    By Vending International on October 25, 2022
    Deposit return schemes are on the cards across the home countries, but where do things stand right now? The Vending and Automated Retail Association (AVA) has the latest. Scotland continues to drive towards their implementation date of 16 August 2023. Whether you are a manufacturer, wholesaler, or vending operator you will be charging an additional 20p per container for PET, cans […]
  • Update on Single Use Cup levies

    By Vending International on October 25, 2022
    The Vending & Automated Retail Association (AVA) has offered the following updates from its Environment and Sustainability Committee on single use cup levies across the Home Countries. Each of the Home Countries are in the process of reviewing the need, or how to implement, a ‘consumer point of purchase’ levy (around 20p-25p) per cup as part of environmental or packaging […]