Author archive for Vending International

  • 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, drinks stirrers and cotton buds will come into force in April 2020. The ban will include exemptions to ensure that those […]
  • 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 supporting 9,000 vending machines nationally. The Group has completed a number of major acquisitions since its inception in 2017 and has […]
  • £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 result of the charitable programme which forms one of the platforms of the  BWCA’s 5 for 5 Sustainability Pledge, numerous companies have […]
  • 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’ experience working for the soft drinks giant. The newly created role reflects Britvic’s ongoing commitment to running a sustainable business and […]
  • 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 by its fruitful journey to date since inception 25 years ago. Lincoln & York achieved revenues of £34.55m in 2018 and […]
  • 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 concepts, offering consumers engaging campaigns with rewarding saving opportunities. With a direct channel to communicate with consumers, operators are able to […]
  • 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 […]
  • Nayax’s latest cashless payment and telemetry device introduces cash acceptance

    By Vending International on April 26, 2019
    Global fintech company Nayax has launched its latest payment device at the NAMA Show in Las Vegas, the VPOS Fusion. In addition to the cashless payment capabilities for which Nayax is known, VPOS Fusion sees cash acceptance capabilities added via third party bill validators, offering consumers a cash payment option. The bill validator support will be provided by technology providers ICT, Pyramid Technologies, […]
  • Mondelēz International backs The Brain Tumour Charity

    By Vending International on April 26, 2019
    Farnborough-based The Brain Tumour Charity has been hand-selected by employees at Mondelēz International in Uxbridge to receive a donation of £5,000. The global cause is committed to furthering treatments and progressing research into finding cures, and has been granted the substantial figure thanks to The Cadbury Foundation, as part its ‘Your Charity Your Choice’ scheme. The Brain Tumour Charity relies […]