Supplier news

  • Nestlé begins electric shunter trial in York

    By Vending International on January 3, 2023
    Nestlé UK & Ireland has launched a trial of an electric shunter at its York site. Nestlé predominantly uses diesel shunters across its UK sites to facilitate the flow of goods and trailers. Switching to electric shunters permanently would reduce the company’s carbon footprint and be a step forward on its journey to net zero. The Gaussin Electric Shunter, which […]
  • Evoca announces its ESG commitment

    By Vending International on January 3, 2023
    EVOCA Group, specialist in the production of professional coffee machines, has formalised its purpose and values and initiated a process of transformation towards sustainability. Andrea Zocchi, chief executive of Evoca, has announced to all employees that a new path in the sustainable evolution of the Group is about to begin. In the current socio-economic context, marked by profound changes, Evoca […]
  • Charities boosted by £25K donations from The Cadbury Foundation

    By Vending International on January 3, 2023
    Five charities from across the UK have been hand-selected by employees at Mondelēz International sites in the West Midlands to each receive a grant of £5,000. Amy & Friends, Special Needs Adventure Playground (SNAP), Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) and national charities Sense and children’s charity Barnardo’s, have received the substantial amount from The Cadbury Foundation, as part of […]
  • US And EU confectionery companies call for action to address sugar supply chain crisis

    By Vending International on September 15, 2022
    The National Confectioners Association (NCA) and the Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO) have jointly called for governments of the United States and Europe to take urgent action to address shortfalls in the sugar market. NCA and CAOBISCO are concerned with the current state of sugar markets in North America and Europe. In both geographic areas, […]
  • Mondelēz International receives “Top Employer 2022” certification in Europe and UK

    By Vending International on January 26, 2022
    Mondelēz International has been named a Top Employer in the UK and Europe according to a survey by The Top Employers Institute. The certification recognises top employers by evaluating companies in 20 different areas including people strategy, work environment, talent programmes and diversity and inclusion. Following assessment, the Top Employers Institute revealed that Mondelēz International achieved a 93.84% average across […]
  • Coca-Cola Europacific Partners included in the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Index 

    By Vending International on November 22, 2021
    Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) – the world’s leading business sustainability benchmark – for the sixth year running. In total, over 5,000 companies were evaluated for inclusion. CCEP will be listed on both the DJSI World and DJSI Europe Indices, and received a maximum score in areas including Packaging, Environmental Policy & […]
  • Coca-Cola bottler invests £11m in reducing emissions at its GB sites

    By Vending International on November 22, 2021
    Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), the largest independent bottler of Coca-Cola globally, has announced a major £11m investment over the next five years in its manufacturing sites in Great Britain, as part of its drive to become a Net Zero business by 2040. The investment will see its 200-strong fleet of material handling equipment (MHE), including some gas-powered forklift trucks, which is used to move […]
  • Barry Callebaut opens chocolate factory in India

    By Vending International on March 16, 2021
    The Barry Callebaut Group has announced the official opening of its new chocolate and compound manufacturing facility, located in Baramati, India. The new factory is located about 250km south-east of Mumbai and represents its biggest investment in India to date. The new chocolate factory and warehouse include an R&D lab and assembly lines capable of manufacturing chocolate and compound in different […]
  • Mondelēz wins at Food and Drink Federation Awards

    By Vending International on February 15, 2021
    Emma McLeod, Bournville-based RDQ researcher has received the Food and Drink Federation’s Engineer of the Year award for 2020. Mondelēz International said Emma had proved herself to be an incredible technical ambassador for the UK food and drink industry and had shown this through her valued leadership in the UK’s food engineering agenda, especially regarding digitisation. At Mondelēz, her combination […]
  • Mondelēz one of UK’s Best Places To Work in 2021

    By Vending International on January 14, 2021
    Mondelēz International has been honoured with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognising the Best Places to Work in 2021. The Employees’ Choice Awards programme, now in its sixth year in the UK, is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies on Glassdoor, the worldwide leader on insights about […]