SNACKS & CONFECTIONERY

  • 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 […]
  • Noodle Kiosk launches in Elephant and Castle

    By Vending International on March 15, 2019
    Mr Lee’s Pure Foods Co, known for its “No Worries, Eat Happy” food and tech brand is causing a stir in the convenience food and ready meals sector by launching their award-winning Noodle Kiosk at the SafeStay in Elephant and Castle in London, following its initial launch at Huddersfield University last year. CEO Damien Lee and his team are providing […]
  • Ruby chocolate to take off in 2019

    By Vending International on January 30, 2019
    Ruby chocolate is now recognised around the world as the food trend for 2019 by research agencies, media and food experts. This fourth type of chocolate has also been awarded for its innovation in the United States and the Middle East. At the sweets and snacks trade fair ISM, held in Cologne this week, at least 11 new brands introduced […]
  • AVA announces winner of student catering contest

    By Vending International on December 17, 2018
    The AVA continued to work with the University College Birmingham through 2018, with its continued support of the annual catering competition. This year the contest was won by the team Catherine A Watson with its gluten free and vegan macaroons, Aquarons. The annual catering competition helps to inspire the next generation of would-be product developers and give them the opportunity […]
  • Smart pizza?

    By Vending International on November 20, 2018
    New to the UK market is the Smart Pizza machine, which this month partnered with the European Pizza and Pasta Show in London. In August, the machine’s manufacturer, API Tech opened a trade office in London offering the “Smart Pizza” – an automatic pizza distributor with an integrated oven. Extending the concept to the UK market, managing director of API […]
  • 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 […]
  • Cadbury boosts range with first protein single

    By Vending International on August 7, 2018
    With the protein bar market worth £51m and consumers consistently looking for ‘better for you’ snacks, Cadbury is launching something new for consumers this summer. Available now, Boost + Protein contains 12 grams of protein – four times more protein and 32% less sugar than standard Boost bar, with no compromise on taste. The bar is made with the same […]
  • Montagu Group company, Snack-in-the-Box, welcomes first new franchisee

    By Vending International on July 13, 2018
     Vending solutions and ‘food-on-the-go’ company, Montagu Group, which acquired Snack-in-the Box (SITB) last month as part of its takeover of Uvenco, is welcoming SITB’s first new franchisee since the acquisition.  Alex Hall has taken over the Leeds area, due to the retirement of the former franchisee. Montagu Group, which has grown significantly since its inception in 2017, bought the trade […]
  • Talking snacks at Vendex

    By Vending International on May 15, 2018
    Mondelēz International talked snacks at this year’s Vendex, showcasing some new vending opportunities for operators, including a new reward scheme for operators vending products from the Mondelēz range. Susan Nash, trade communications manager at Mondelēz International reviews the brand’s highlights from the event. Cadbury chocolate By vending bestsellers such as Cadbury Crunchie, Cadbury Wispa, Cadbury Double Decker, Cadbury Boost, and […]
  • Walkers celebrates 70-year anniversary

    By Vending International on May 3, 2018
    Crisp brand Walkers is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a multi-channel campaign and limited edition flavour launch to thank the British public for their continued support. The brand has launched six limited edition flavours inspired by the nation’s favourite tastes over the decades: Coronation Chicken (1950s), Roast Lamb & Mint (1960s), Cheese Fondue (1970s), Chicken Tikka Masala (1980s), BBQ Rib […]