• Mr Lee’s putting the spice into Spring with new reformulated flavours

    By Vending International on June 4, 2019
    Mr Lee’s Pure Foods’ award-winning brand of gourmet instant noodles have further improved the recipes in their cups. After growing substantially over the past couple of years, the brand has reformulated its recipes. By further balancing their seasoning levels, introducing generous, game-changing chunks of 100% chicken breast into two of their flavours alongside their market-leading amounts of freeze-dried veggies and […]
  • Mr Lee’s Noodle Kiosk launches at Huddersfield University

    By Vending International on October 23, 2018
    Mr Lee’s Pure Foods Co stirred things up this month at Huddersfield University with a trial launch of the company’s award-winning, Noodle Kiosk vending machine. These digital, interactive noodle bars offer students 24/7 access to hot, healthy foods that are prepared quick for “on-the-go”, or a “sit down ready” meal. The nationwide roll-out aims to challenge how we purchase foods […]
  • New vending range of healthier snacks

    By Vending International on April 17, 2018
    With consumers generally on the look out for healthier snacks that fuel their bodies but don’t compromise on taste, there is one option that’s now available in 22g vending packs. Eat Real’s healthier snacks are said to help operators capitalise on the continuing consumer demand for ‘free from’ and vegan healthier snacking options. Including Hummus Chips, Lentil Chips, Quinoa Chips, […]
  • CCEP unveils Coca-Cola Zero Sugar ad campaign

    By Vending International on February 8, 2017
    Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has unveiled a new £4.5million advertising campaign to support Coca-Cola Zero Sugar. The campaign will feature the slogan ‘Tastes More Like Coke’, highlighting that the calorie-free variant delivers the great taste associated with best-selling Coca-Cola Classic, but with no sugar. Set to launch on 16 January, the £4.5million campaign will feature above-the-line activations including six-sheets, bus […]
  • Green tea and nuts predicted to perform well in 2017

    By Vending International on December 21, 2016
    Seeds, nuts and green tea have been highlighted in the fourth annual “What’s Trending in Nutrition” survey from Pollock Communications and Today’s Dietitian. The survey asked 1700 registered dieticians about their predicted top performing superfoods of 2017. Dietitians are attributing the latest shift in consumer food perception to the growing trend of “mindful eating,” a slower and more thoughtful approach to eating. Based on the survey, 49 […]
  • Ready-to-drink protein consumption goes mainstream

    By Vending International on November 21, 2016
    According to market research agency Zenith International, the once relatively niche market for protein consumption, targeted at athletes and body-builders, has become mainstream as a new range of consumers have embraced the nutrient for its role in maintaining good health. Prioritising protein as a fortification ingredient has driven success in the food and beverage market in 2015, with high-protein products […]
  • Businesses come together to urge Government to can the soft drinks tax

    By Vending International on August 17, 2016
    Organisations – including the AVA – representing thousands of small businesses and their employees across the UK have today launched a campaign calling on the new Government to ‘can’ George Osborne’s soft drinks tax. ‘Face the Facts, Can the Tax’ is supported by a coalition of British businesses who have come together to highlight the damaging economic consequences of the tax and urge the Government to rethink the […]
  • Sunmagic launches new Hydra Fizz range

    By Vending International on August 15, 2016
      Premium juice brand Sunmagic is launching a ‘Hydra Fizz’ range of children’s sparkling juice drinks as it continues to invigorate the back-to-school soft drinks market with healthier and more innovative school-compliant products. The Hydra Fizz range contains 50% fruit juice and is made using spring water, providing one of the recommended 5-a-day, and comes in six tasty, school-friendly flavours […]
  • URBAN eat launches vegetarian & vegan range

    By Vending International on July 28, 2016
    British sandwich brand URBAN eat has unveiled a range of vegetarian and vegan products designed to revitalise the vegetarian food to go market. The URBAN eat ‘Roots’ range, approved by the Vegetarian Society, contains nine different sandwiches and wraps. The range will offer non meat-eaters a variety of fresh, multi-cultural cold eat options ranging from ‘The Beat Goes On’, a […]
  • Boka Food secures first NHS order

    By Vending International on July 26, 2016
      East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has become the first NHS facility to order Boka Food’s all green traffic light cereal bars. The Boka bars have gone on sale in staff and visitor restaurants and in vending machines across all five Trust hospitals. In particular they are sited at checkouts as a healthy choice impulse purchase. The move is part of […]