• Selecta reveals UK’s favourite snacks

    By Vending International on October 20, 2020
    Last year, Selecta analysed 16 million snack sales from our vending machines across 96 UK towns and cities, to find out which snack the UK public loves the most. The 10 snacks that came out on top: Cadbury Twirl Walkers Max Chargrilled Steak Kinder Bueno Kit-Kat 4 Finger Bar Twix Bar Walkers Cheese & Onion McVities Mini Cheddars Walkers Ready […]
  • Nestle partners with Plastic Energy in first steps for recycling facility in the UK

    By Vending International on October 19, 2020
    Nestlé UK and Ireland has joined forces with Plastic Energy, a major chemical recycling company, with the aim of developing a plant in the UK. The two companies will come together to explore the scope for the first commercial large-scale facility of its kind in the UK. Plastic Energy, which already has two similar recycling plants in Spain, uses and […]
  • Mondelēz International invests in Global Center for Sustainable Cocoa Farming Solutions

    By Vending International on October 12, 2020
    Mondelēz International has opened its state-of-the-art cocoa crop science technical centre in Pasuruan, Indonesia. The centre enables Mondelēz International to develop and promote better cocoa farming practices, continuing its work with farming communities, suppliers and partners around the world. It represents an important step in the company’s mission to lead the future of snacking by securing a sustainable future for […]
  • Premier Foods reinvigorates vending portfolio

    By Vending International on September 23, 2020
    Premier Foods is adding to its vending portfolio, giving operators more solutions for their hot drinks and soup offerings. Bringing a more premium range to the market, the manufacturer has launched Simplicity – a four-strong range of products including Gold, Non HVO Whitener, Hot Chocolate and Lite Hot Chocolate, designed to produce a consistent texture with innovative agglomeration technology. Premier […]
  • Limited edition Cadbury Twirl Orange returns

    By Vending International on September 3, 2020
    It’s back! The award-winning limited edition Cadbury Twirl Orange single bar returns to the UK following a highly successful launch last year. The product was very popular last year, with vending operators selling through stock quickly and helping to create real excitement in sites. Cadbury Twirl Orange offers consumers a twist on a favourite brand, combining Cadbury’s No. 1 selling […]
  • Partnership aims to responsibly source vanilla

    By Vending International on August 19, 2020
    Kellogg Company and Symrise, the major producer of flavours and fragrances, have engaged in a joint three-year project in Madagascar to responsibly source 100 % of Kellogg’s vanilla by 2020. The project enjoys continued success based on a shared collective commitment. Strong engagement with the vanilla farming communities of Ankavanana, Madagascar, enables farmers and their families to work together towards common […]
  • Mondelēz International and Chelsea Football Club announce new global partnership

    By Vending International on August 6, 2020
    Mondelēz International, owner of Cadbury, has announced a global partnership between Cadbury and Chelsea Football Club, making the chocolate brand the club’s official chocolate partner. Cadbury will also be offering Chelsea fans unique access to their club throughout the duration of the relationship through a series of activities that fans can look out for over the coming months and seasons. […]
  • New obesity strategy unveiled as country urged to lose weight

    By Vending International on July 30, 2020
    A raft of measures have been revealed as part of the government’s new obesity strategy to get the nation fit and healthy, protect themselves against COVID-19 and protect the NHS. Obesity is one of the biggest health crises the country faces. Almost two-thirds (63%) of adults in England are overweight or living with obesity – and 1 in 3 children […]
  • 40% of leading food firms focus on plant-based products

    By Vending International on July 29, 2020
    New research finds that 40% of ‘leading’ food firms including Nestlé and Unilever now have dedicated teams for the development of plant-based meat and dairy alternatives. The data comes from the new online Sustainable Proteins Hub for investors, and ‘Appetite for Disruption: A Second Serving’ report, launched by the FAIRR Investor Network. The report highlights new research that shows over $1.1 […]
  • Mondelēz International moves to eliminate 10 billion calories from UK market

    By Vending International on July 20, 2020
    Mondelēz International is continuing its drive to offer more portion control options for consumers by voluntarily committing to bring all its Cadbury chocolate bars sold as part of a multipack under 200 calories by the end of 2021. The move will see 10 billion calories removed from the UK market every year. It is part of Mondelēz International’s ongoing commitment […]