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  • New date for UK Water Drinks Conference 2020

    New date for UK Water Drinks Conference 2020

    By Vending International on June 3, 2020

    A new date of September 3 has been arranged for Zenith Global’s UK Water Drinks Conference, which has become one of the industry’s main annual forums to debate key issues and meet other business leaders. This year’s theme of ‘Hydration...

  • Smarties sharing block in a recyclable paper wrapper

    Smarties sharing block in a recyclable paper wrapper

    By Vending International on June 2, 2020

    Nestlé’s Smarties sharing block is now being produced in a recyclable paper wrapper. Almost 3.5 million Smarties blocks are sold each year and the company sees this as an important next step in moving the Smarties confectionery range of products to paper...

  • Fulfill joins Lavazza from Compass Group

    Fulfill joins Lavazza from Compass Group

    By Vending International on June 1, 2020

    Fulfill, a vending fulfilment company, has joined the Lavazza family from Compass Group. The business has been renamed Lavazza Professional Operating Services. The move is further evidence of Lavazza Professional’s commitment to improving both its product portfolio and its...

  • Lavazza partners with leading top gastronomy chef Monica Galetti

    Lavazza partners with leading top gastronomy chef Monica Galetti

    By Vending International on June 1, 2020

    Lavazza, global, Italian coffee company, is supporting some of the best chefs all over the world; and this year is no different, with the introduction of acclaimed celebrity chef, Monica Galetti, to Lavazza’s line-up of top gastronomy ambassadors. Galetti...

  • Mondelēz International team takes on 10,000 mile challenge for charity

    Mondelēz International team takes on 10,000 mile challenge for charity

    By Vending International on May 26, 2020

    The virtual challenge was devised after the team’s annual charity cycle ride was postponed due to the impact of COVID-19, with the group working towards its 2020 target of raising £10,000 for charity. Each person was able to complete...

  • COVID-19 impact on cash payment threatens industry viability

    COVID-19 impact on cash payment threatens industry viability

    By Vending International on May 22, 2020

    With ‘dirty cash’ identified as a medium for transmitting COVID-19 the final curtain is slowly closing on cash payment – clearing the way for another stellar rise in contactless payment. For a long time cash has been king in...

  • World after COVID-19 report released

    World after COVID-19 report released

    By Vending International on May 21, 2020

    Worldline, the specialists in payment and transaction services, has published its ‘World after COVID-19’ report. The report highlights the trends of the worldwide pandemic, both the immediate impacts and the potential long-term impacts, and presents key takeaways that business...

  • AVA advice as trading resumes

    AVA advice as trading resumes

    By Vending International on May 21, 2020

    As the government announces the relaxation of the rules on travel and association to encourage business to resume trading, now is a good time to begin to prepare. To ready its members, the Automatic Vending Association (AVA) has provided...