• Cadbury launches all paper packaging

    By Vending International on February 11, 2020
    Cadbury has conducted what it described as a ‘world-first’ packaging trial in New Zealand. The paper packaging is made from 100 per cent sustainably sourced paper and is 100 per cent recyclable and was rolled out for the first time in the Cadbury Energy bar and trialled and tested exclusively by New Zealand customers. The trial tested the durability and […]
  • Grenade fast-tracked to success

    By Vending International on December 12, 2019
    Grenade has been recognised, for the sixth consecutive year, in the 23rd Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 Awards, published today. With an average sales growth of 73 per cent over three years and growing to £44 million last year, Grenade is ranked number 39 in the league table. Moving from sports nutrition brand to mainstream giant, and brand’s […]
  • Pringles launches new minis format for vending

    By Vending International on December 9, 2019
    Pringles is introducing a new format to its range of crisps, developed exclusively for vending. New Pringles Minis will initially be available in the two flavours, Original and Sour Cream and Onion. Commenting on the launch, Gianna Regonini, national account manager, Pringles, said: “We are delighted to be able to offer a Pringles pack and food format suitable for vending […]
  • Barry Callebaut cuts carbon

    By Vending International on December 9, 2019
    Barry Callebaut has succeeded in reducing its carbon footprint by -6.7 per cent in 2018/19. This equates to a drop from 9.10 million tonnes to 8.49 million tonnes. During the same period the company achieved a +5.1% volume growth. The reductions are the result of the company’s Forever Chocolate Strategy, which includes the objective of storing more carbon than it emits […]
  • Mondelēz International releases global snacking report

    By Vending International on December 5, 2019
    The average daily snack intake in the UK exceeds average meals consumed as Brits depend on snacks to help them get through the day. This has been revealed in Mondelēz first-ever State of Snacking report. The report is a global consumer trends study examining the role snacking plays across the world in meeting consumers’ evolving needs: busy modern lifestyles, the […]
  • New report shows further sugar reduction progress by food industry

    By Vending International on September 30, 2019
    Public Health England (PHE) has published its second-year report on progress made by the food industry to voluntarily reduce sugar in everyday foods revealing some welcome results. The report reveals the sugar reduction achieved by retailers and manufacturers (in home sector) and the out of home sector (including restaurants, pubs and cafes) in foods contributing the most sugar to children’s diets, such […]
  • Mondelēz International brings kids’ treats to under 100 calories

    By Vending International on August 5, 2019
    Mondelēz International is pledging to bring all its Cadbury chocolate and wider biscuit products, typically bought by parents for children, to under 100 calories. This will see billions of calories removed from the market. The move would see Fudge, Curly Wurly and Chomp as well as Barny sponge bears brought under 100 calories by the end of 2020, while Cadbury […]
  • Nestlé introduces 70% dark chocolate made from the cocoa fruit

    By Vending International on July 26, 2019
    Nestlé has announced it has created a “unique” chocolate made entirely from the cocoa fruit, using the beans and pulp as the only ingredients and therefore not adding any refined sugar. Nestlé plans to introduce the first product in Japan in the autumn of this year through its KitKat Chocolatory. Further products in other countries will follow next year, through some […]
  • New no added sugar wafers and cookies from Diablo

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Diablo Sugar Free is a one-stop-shop for all your sugar free needs, offering a choice of over 40 items from a selection of chocolate bars, Belgian chocolate wafers, cookies, muesli bars, chocolate spread and a selection of excellent sweets. The brand has recently extended its range with no added sugar cream filled sandwich cookies in two flavours – vanilla and […]
  • 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 […]