Acquisitions & Appointments

  • Selecta kicks off shop & go concept in Belgium

    By Vending International on April 5, 2022
    Selecta is launching its next generation of food tech solutions in Europe – a modern, fully automated store concept at Corda Campus in Hasselt, Belgium. Its new Foodies Shop & Go concept offers fresh food available for purchase in a hassle-free consumer experience with automated payment process. After scanning a credit or debit card or the according app upon entering […]
  • New President Northern Europe at Mondelēz

    By Vending International on April 5, 2022
    Mondelēz International has announced the appointment of Jay Cooper as President, Northern Europe. Mr Cooper will be responsible for Mondelēz International’s businesses in the UK, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, where Mondelēz manufactures and sells some of Europe’s best-loved brands including Cadbury, Oreo, Maynards Bassetts, Ritz, belVita, Freia and Maribou. Since joining the company, Mr Cooper, a 20-year Mondelēz […]
  • Evoca announces new HoReCa sales manager

    By Vending International on April 5, 2022
    Evoca has announced the appointment of Andrew Barrow to the role of HoReCa sales manager. He will replace industry veteran Stephen Parsons. Andrew brings with him 20 years of experience. He learned his trade with South Coast company Concept Coffee Systems. “It was a small company, so it was hands on during every part of the process. For six years, […]
  • Selecta partners with Swiss coffee machine manufacturer Thermoplan

    By Vending International on March 1, 2022
    Selecta has announced a new partnership with Thermoplan, a specialist in the development and production of fully automatic coffee machines. Selecta is best known for its range of vending and self-serve machines, offering innovative 24/7 vendor solutions. With its Coffee Corners, the company sells 700 million cups of coffee in 16 European countries every year. The new collaboration with Swiss […]
  • PayComplete and Intelligent Vending join forces

    By Vending International on February 23, 2022
    PayComplete has appointed Intelligent Vending as the exclusive distributor for all of its payment products in the UK. “This is a natural progression of a long-standing business relationship,” explains Christian Mengus, automated service area manager, PayComplete. “The team at Intelligent Vending has the expertise and passion to provide excellent pre-sales and after-sales support to the UK industry. I am sure […]
  • PayComplete and Intelligent Vending form distribution partnership

    By Vending International on February 1, 2022
    PayComplete has appointed Intelligent Vending as the exclusive distributor for all of its payment products in the UK. “This is a natural progression of a long-standing business relationship,” explains Christian Mengus, automated service area manager, PayComplete. “The team at Intelligent Vending have the expertise and passion to provide excellent pre-sales and after-sales support to the UK industry. I am sure […]
  • Nayax to acquire smart payment solutions provider

    By Vending International on January 26, 2022
    Nayax has announced that it has entered into a binding term sheet to acquire On Track Innovations for approximately $4.5 million in cash. “This acquisition is an important step in our plan to gain share in our targeted markets and accelerate our growth opportunities in territories such as Japan,” commented Yair Nechmad, chief executive and chairman of Nayax. “OTI has […]
  • New ITL business development manager for the UK

    By Vending International on January 26, 2022
    Innovative Technology has announced a new business development manager for the UK. The position has been filled internally by Chris Wright who has been with the cash handling business for five years. Chris previously held the role of technical support engineer and was promoted to a dedicated sales role at the start of the year. Commenting on Chris’ promotion, Andy […]
  • Over 1,100 food and drink acquisitions in 2021

    By Vending International on January 26, 2022
                The year 2021 was a record year for food and drink industry transactions, with 1,116 registered on the Zenith Global mergers and acquisitions database, an average of 21 each week. The total is 34% more than in 2020 and 79% higher than five years ago.  The number has risen every year since a dip […]
  • New face at Abbeychart

    By Vending International on January 26, 2022
    Abbeychart has welcomed Ellie Whitney as its new customer account executive. With a sales and customer service background, Ellie brings significant experience to the role. Abbeychart said: “We are so excited to have Ellie on board with us and we can wait to see her evolve in her new role.” Ellie said: I originally come from a childcare background but […]