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  • Innovations in contactless, hygienic vending

    Innovations in contactless, hygienic vending

    By Vending International on June 18, 2020

    The world has changed dramatically over the past few months, with all industries learning that they must adapt in order to survive, and vending is not immune to the effects of the pandemic. In order to meet the needs...

  • West Midlands charities receive £25,000 from The Cadbury Foundation

    West Midlands charities receive £25,000 from The Cadbury Foundation

    By Vending International on June 17, 2020

    Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, Lindens Primary School in Walsall, Cannock-based charity Special Needs Adventure Playground (SNAP) and Grocery Aid have each been granted £5,000 from The Cadbury Foundation, whilst Sandwell Advocacy and Cerebral Palsy Midlands have received £2,500 from...

  • Lavazza’s first documentary is a story about women, rebirth and hope.

    Lavazza’s first documentary is a story about women, rebirth and hope.

    By Vending International on June 16, 2020

    Lavazza has launched its first docufilm, “Coffee Defenders, a Path from Coca to Coffee” on Amazon Prime Video in Italy, the US and the UK.  The Docufilm is directed by Oscar Ruiz Navia, one of the best-known voices in...

  • Vending solution for public PPE distribution

    Vending solution for public PPE distribution

    By Vending International on June 15, 2020

    Necta, the vending machine brand, has developed a simple and reliable solution to help companies improve their safety standards to meet the demands of the pandemic. ‘The idea is as simple as it is effective: to offer vending systems...

  • AVA AGM goes virtual

    By Vending International on June 15, 2020

    The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) AGM will be held virtually on June 24 from 11am to 12pm. Procedural aspects to the meeting will include: • A summary of 2019 from chair, Gillian White • A review of the 2019...

  • Furlough update

    By Vending International on June 15, 2020

    Following the deadline for adding new employees to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), the Automatic Vending Association (AVA) has drawn attention to updated guidelines on how to implement or make a claim under the scheme through its business...

  • InnoBev Awards finalists announced

    By Vending International on June 15, 2020

    The finalists for the 2020 InnoBev Awards have been announced. Organised by food and drink experts Zenith Global, the awards celebrate the best in innovation across the global soft drinks industry. This year’s awards attracted over 120 entries worldwide....

  • Vendex 2020 cancelled

    Vendex 2020 cancelled

    By Vending International on June 8, 2020

    Due to the current Covid-19 virus,  Vendex 2020 has been cancelled to allow organisers to move the event to a time when it can be held safely, and to a level that visitors expect. Event director Phil Reynolds said:...