Vending News

  • NAMA announces public health commitment

    By Vending International on November 8, 2019
    NAMA, the association representing the US convenience services industry with the support of the Partnership for a Healthier America and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, has announced that it has adopted a public health commitment to substantially increase the percentage of ‘better for you’ offerings to 33% in the nation’s vending machines. The commitment, implemented over the next three years, represents a nearly […]
  • AVA Futures: preparing the next generation

    By Vending International on November 5, 2019
    The AVA has announced a new committee which aims to engage the the next generation of the vending industry, providing a platform to openly discuss key concepts and ideas within vending, whilst learning from successful people and established businesses. The committee will be led by AVA marketing and communications executive Kennedy Procter who said: “I am so grateful for the help I […]
  • £3 million investment in high-tech vending business

    By Vending International on August 5, 2019
    Montreux Capital Management has invested £3 million into high-tech vending business Mother. The investment will be used for continued development of technology including the machines digital advertising platform and allow Mother to target new sectors such as education, healthcare and transport. Founded by Phil Davison in 2014, Mother is now present in 70 London locations. Phil said: “It’s an incredibly […]
  • Border Vending NW joins Cover and secure another national deal

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Based just outside Warrington, Border Vending NW Ltd is the latest company to join The Cover Association. Headed by Harry Drysdale, the Border management team including Harry, Richard Callwood and Amanda Drysdale, will be familiar names to many, having collectively over 100 years experience in vending. Sales director Amanda Drysdale has expertise in national accounts and has already worked with […]
  • Well done Linzi!

    By Vending International on June 19, 2019
    Abbeychart has announced that Linzi Sahota-Moore, commercial director, as employee of the quarter in recognition of her achievements in relation to the company’s recent business relocation. With the support of the Abbeychart team, Linzi was responsible for the company’s office move to a new facility in Swindon.   Linzi also managed the successful return of the Stanford In the Vale property […]
  • Conquering Ben Nevis for bowel cancer

    By Vending International on June 13, 2019
    It’s become a bit of a tradition for Automatic Retailing Northern (ARN) to do a fundraiser each year for a chosen charity and this year the choice has been a bit of a no-brainer. ARN spokesman Lyndsey Boutflour says: “In other years, it’s been tough deciding which one to support, but unfortunately, one of our colleagues, Hylton Nesbitt, has been […]
  • West Midlands charities set to receive £20k from The Cadbury Foundation

    By Vending International on June 7, 2019
    Four charities from across Greater Birmingham have been hand-selected by employees at Mondelēz International sites throughout the region to each receive a donation of £5,000. Little Hearts Matter, national disability charity Sense, St Hilda’s Scout Group and Tamworth and Lichfield Sea Cadets will be granted the considerable figure from The Cadbury Foundation, as part of its ‘Your Charity Your Choice’ […]
  • Say it with flowers at all hours

    By Vending International on May 13, 2019
    A new florist has found a home at Clapham Junction – but it’s not your conventional shop. British company, Rockflower, has invigorated flower retailing with its new auto retail unit where the fresh hand-tied bouquets are available to customers 24/7. The business was founded by designer Andrew McAlpine who was driven by his vision to create a high-end automated kiosk […]
  • Join the AVA Board 

    By Vending International on April 26, 2019
    The AVA is undergoing a period of change and five of positions need to be filled on the Board next month. Positions include: one machines & components representative; one commodities representative; and three vending operator representatives Members of companies that are full members of the AVA are eligible for the posts.The Board meets four times a year and helps to shape and guide the […]
  • Selecta UK announces UK roll out of new Express Hub MicroMarket for the workplace 

    By Vending International on April 8, 2019
    Selecta UK, a group company of Selecta AG, a European leader in unattended self-serve coffee and convenience food, has announced the UK roll out of its Express Hub MicroMarket for the workplace. The Express HUB has been developed by fellow Selecta Group B.V. company, Express Vending which has successfully introduced the pioneering concept to sites across London and surrounding counties. […]