• Azkoyen Group acquires espresso machine manufacturer

    By Vending International on August 31, 2022
    The Azkoyen Group, the Spanish technology multinational, offering automated products and services has acquired Ascaso, a manufacturer of traditional premium coffee machines. Ascaso is a family business, based in Barcelona, that manufactures high quality traditional espresso machines. The company’s products feature a technology based on their 100% stainless steel composition, which allows significant energy savings compared with competitor machines. Azkoyen Group aims […]
  • Integrated self-serve hot and iced drinks rolled out

    By Vending International on July 27, 2022
    Costa Express has rolled out integrated hot and cold drinks self-serve machines this summer. The Costa Express machines have been upgraded to deliver both hot and iced drinks and 1,100 new machines will now be available to enjoy across England, Scotland and Wales. This follows a successful trial in Bristol last summer, alongside testing dairy alternative milks in a small […]
  • Minor Figures welcomes minority investors

    By Vending International on July 27, 2022
    Minor Figures, the plant-based beverage specialist has received minority investments from Danone Manifesto Ventures, the corporate venture arm of global food and beverage company Danone, and Green Monday Group, a Hong Kong-based social venture model aimed at shifting the public towards sustainable living. Minor Figures is a rapidly-growing, independent company that is committed to crafting best-in-class plant-based food products using […]
  • Rhea Vendors Group and SECO to collaborate in vending and new retail

    By Vending International on October 12, 2021
    Rhea Vendors Group SpA, producer of customised vending machines, and SECO, center of excellence in the field of technological innovation for IoT and AI solutions, have signed a partnership agreement for the development of innovative solutions in the world of vending, coffee machines and new retail. The first step of this partnership envisages the adoption of Clea, the integrated software platform with […]
  • New vending format stirs up the market

    By Vending International on September 29, 2021
    Ferrero Foodservice has launched its new vending format hot chocolate out-of-home and also its first bakery product – the Nutella Muffin. From table-top to self-serve machines, Thorntons Luxury Hot Chocolateis expected to complement your coffee offering. Made with Thorntons chocolate, and already containing milk powder, all you have to do is add water to create a luxurious tasting hot chocolate […]
  • Costa Coffee trials hot and iced drink machines in Bristol

    By Vending International on August 9, 2021
    Costa Coffee, is trialling a new line of coffee machines across selected locations in Bristol this Summer. The new Costa Express Hot & Iced Drinks Machine is an integrated self-serve coffee machine, reinvented to deliver both hot and iced drinks. Nick Orrin, director of Costa Express UK&I, said: “Costa Express is synonymous with exceptional coffee on-the-go, so we’re delighted to […]
  • Cashless payment solution for international oil and gas company

    By Vending International on July 2, 2021
    Nayax is providing a cashless payment solution for international oil And gas company, MOL Group to help the company offer a new consumer journey for users at their coffee machines, rest rooms, and car washes while improving the experience with unattended payments. An integrated oil and gas company headquartered in Budapest, Hungary, MOL Group operates in consumer services in nine […]
  • Lavazza marks 10-year milestone at Wimbledon

    By Vending International on July 2, 2021
    Lavazza is celebrating its 10th anniversary as the official coffee partner of The Wimbledon Championships amidst the tournament’s much-anticipated return. The 10-year partnership reaffirms Lavazza’s long-standing commitment to sport and to the UK market, as well as its dedication to serving premium, authentic coffee experiences to consumers. To mark the Group’s dedication to the world of professional tennis, Lavazza has […]
  • The health benefits of a cuppa

    By Vending International on May 19, 2021
    As families enjoy getting together for probably the first shared pot of tea in a year – just in time for International Tea Day – a new independent research study commissioned by the Tea Advisory Panel has found that six in 10 Brits share the same tea drinking habits as our parents or children. The panel believes this makes tea […]
  • Lavazza to open first roasting and packing plant in the US

    By Vending International on May 14, 2021
    Lavazza North America, part of global Italian coffee company Lavazza Group, has begun construction of the first roasting and packing plant in the United States. The new plant is slated to open in October 2021 and will serve the US market. The plant is an expansion of the Lavazza Professional facility in West Chester, Pennsylvania, which will integrate existing and […]