Author archive for Vending International

  • Lavazza Professional acquires Scottish vending operator SV24-7

    By Vending International on December 4, 2023
    Lavazza Professional has acquired SV24-7 Vending (Stirlingshire Vending) Ltd, a multi-award-winning vending operator based in Alloa, Scotland. The acquisition continues Lavazza Professional’s commitment to customers to invest in and further bolster their national service offering.  SV24-7 is a family business, with over 60 years of experience in the vending industry. The company provides vending and office coffee services, including fully […]
  • Entries open for The Vendies 2024

    By Vending International on December 1, 2023
    We are excited to announce that entries are now open for The Vendies 2024 which will be taking place on the 5th June 2024 at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London. As the leading scheme for the recognition of excellence in the vending industry, The Vendies serves as an unrivalled platform for the sector’s forward-thinking companies, innovative products, and inspirational professionals. This […]
  • US water dispense steady growth despite COVID

    By Vending International on November 30, 2023
    The US water dispense market achieved remarkably consistent growth over the past five years, despite COVID and economic uncertainty, according to the latest report from food and drink experts Zenith Global Commercial. The number of units installed rose by an average 3% a year to reach 7.5 million at the end of 2022.  “The worst period was a 2% drop […]
  • A trip to the One Stop isn’t complete without a Shmoo shake for the locals in Rhyl

    By Vending International on November 30, 2023
    With over 1,000 stores across the UK, One Stops have become a neighbourhood necessity in many regions, with the majority of One Stops stores now being located in residential areas, allowing locals to pop in for their essentials with ease. This is no different for the One Stop store in Rhyl, North Wales, as Nathan Whiteside, store manager of One Stop […]
  • Partnership delivers sustainable water vending machine solution

    By Vending International on November 30, 2023
    Revolutionary brand Bottle Up has partnered with Livewell Vending to provide its reusable, sustainable, plant-based, BPA-free, pre-filled reusable water bottles in Livewell’s vending machines, which are available to hospitality and leisure sites, schools and colleges, workplaces and residential sites across the North of England. Bottle Up and Livewell each have sustainability at their heartland, making the partnership well-aligned. Made in Wolverhampton, Bottle Up […]
  • Hospital meals get a refresh

    By Vending International on November 30, 2023
    Refreshment Systems, a provider of innovative vending solutions, has announced its collaboration with Oakhouse Foods, renowned for supplying frozen meals. Together, they have launched a 24/7 hot food vending machine. Hospitals play a crucial role in patient well-being, and having access to nourishing meals around the clock is essential. In line with the government’s call for each hospital trust to […]
  • New nationwide paper cup collection and recycling service

    By Vending International on November 30, 2023
    Circular economy expert, co-cre8, has launched a new nationwide paper cup collection and recycling service that’s designed for all participants in the lifecycle, regardless of size or volume. The founders of co-cre8 have a strong pedigree in this market. The team established the UK’s first nationwide paper cup collection and recycling service in 2014, which was subsequently sold, and are […]
  • Hydration in the elderly matters: WHA offers advice and guidance

    By Vending International on November 30, 2023
    Recent studies have underlined the importance of hydration for the elderly.  Now the Water Dispenser and Hydration Association (WHA) has put together a leaflet with detailed advice and guidance, called ‘Why Water Matters for elderly People.’ It is available to download from the WHA website at When Age UK Norwich and the University of East Anglia (UEA) researched the […]
  • Do you have a solution for your coffee waste?

    By Vending International on November 30, 2023
    Composting company Envar has announced the acquisition of Bio-Bean’s assets and and is able to provide an environmentally friendly and fully traceable solution for coffee waste. Envar can provide options for collection and delivery tailored to business needs; reviving your coffee waste by enabling it to be turned into a sustainable resource. After processing the coffee grounds, Envar works closely […]
  • Top 10 fictional workplaces that need vending machines the most

    By Vending International on November 28, 2023
    From the Wall from Game of thrones and The Nuclear power plant from the Simpsons, there are some workplaces that would definitely benefit from a vending machine according to Nutirvend. The Wall, Game of Thrones (Defence) Demanding Physical Work and Long Hours The Game of Thrones Wall is a 700-foot tall, 300-foot thick fortification that is 300 miles and spans […]