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  • EVA AGM & conference brings some optimism for the future

    EVA AGM & conference brings some optimism for the future

    By Vending International on December 14, 2020

    The EVA held its online AGM & Conference ‘Getting back on track’ on 10 December, addressing the current situation while trying to identify opportunities for the coming years. Nearly 140 participants joined the online event which incorporated both the...

  • The payments trends that merchants should watch out for in 2021

    The payments trends that merchants should watch out for in 2021

    By Vending International on December 14, 2020

    By About the Author Lee Jones, director of sales – grocery, QSR and selected accounts for Northern Europe at Ingenico, a Worldline brand Making predictions for the year to come is difficult at the best of times. 2020 has...

  • UK Plastics Pact highlights Mondelēz progress

    UK Plastics Pact highlights Mondelēz progress

    By Vending International on December 10, 2020

    Mondelēz International has been highlighted in the UK Plastics Pact report launched this week for its progress in packaging reduction, use of recycled material and its seasonal recycling labelling campaigns in partnership with (On-Pack Recycling Label) OPRL. The company...

  • Hunt for the best taste buds in Britain

    Hunt for the best taste buds in Britain

    By Vending International on December 9, 2020

    Mondelēz International, makers treats including Cadbury Dairy Milk, BelVita, Maynard’s Bassetts and OREO is opening applications for four chocolate taster roles – testing products before they hit shop shelves in over 150 countries. The successful candidates will work as...

  • Plastic-free lidless disposable cup launches in UK

    Plastic-free lidless disposable cup launches in UK

    By Vending International on December 9, 2020

    BRITAIN’S first fully plastic-free and recyclable lid-free takeaway cup has been launched in the UK. The ButterflyCup – which needs no separate lid – is initially being unveiled at WWT (Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust) centres across the UK. It...

  • Connected vending: Powering the vending market through payments

    Connected vending: Powering the vending market through payments

    By Vending International on December 8, 2020

    By Darren Anderson, business development manager, self service payments – Ingenico, a Worldline brand The most significant shift in the payments industry to evolve from the COVID-19 pandemic has been the sudden fall in the usage of cash. And while...

  • Coca-Cola European Partners aims to reach Net Zero emissions by 2040

    Coca-Cola European Partners aims to reach Net Zero emissions by 2040

    By Vending International on December 8, 2020

    Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is set to accelerate the decarbonisation of its business by reducing absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its entire value chain – including scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions – by 30% by 2030 (vs 2019) and setting a path to become a Net Zero business by 2040, in alignment with a 1.5˚C pathway and...

  • Vending market growth to be offset by impact of COVID-19

    Vending market growth to be offset by impact of COVID-19

    By Vending International on December 7, 2020

    According to the new European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) market report, the vending industry was delivering sustained revenue growth in almost all European markets prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The newly published report provides the latest in-depth...