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  • Gove acts on plastic straws and stirrers

    By Vending International on May 22, 2019

    Environment Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds in England, following overwhelming public support for the move. Following an open consultation, a ban on the supply of plastic straws,...

  • Montagu Group launches ‘UK’s largest independent vending company’

    Montagu Group launches ‘UK’s largest independent vending company’

    By Vending International on May 22, 2019

    Fast-growing, specialist vending-solutions company, Montagu Group, has announced the launch of ‘The Vending People’. The new brand for its vending division creates what it describes as the UK’s largest independent vending company, with over 200 operators and 50 engineers...

  • £70,000 raised for Just a Drop charity

    £70,000 raised for Just a Drop charity

    By Vending International on May 22, 2019

    The British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) has raised nearly £70,000 for Just a Drop during just over three years of support for the charity. The BWCA effect, however, goes much wider than simply fund-raising efforts via the Association. As a...

  • Britvic appoints sustainability director

    Britvic appoints sustainability director

    By Vending International on May 22, 2019

    Britvic has announced the formation of a new role within the GB business and appointed Trystan Farnworth as director of sustainability. Having previously held the role of GB commercial director for convenience & impulse, he has over 15 years’...

  • Lincoln & York appoints new finance director

    Lincoln & York appoints new finance director

    By Vending International on May 13, 2019

    Lincoln & York, the private label coffee sourcing, roasting and packing specialist, has appointed Simon Webster as the new finance director as it continues its rapid growth. The appointment comes at a time of change for the business, driven...

  • Nayax introduces consumer loyalty app

    Nayax introduces consumer loyalty app

    By Vending International on May 13, 2019

    Global fintech company Nayax is launching a new version of Monyx Wallet, its payment app with added consumer engagement capabilities. For operators of unattended, automated businesses using Nayax cashless payment solutions, this marketing platform enables digitisation of retail marketing...

  • Say it with flowers at all hours

    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...

  • Join the AVA Board 

    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...