Supplier news

  • Move kegs and gas cylinders with ease

    By Vending International on July 3, 2023
    First Mats, the UK manufacturer of industrial safety equipment, today unveiled its enhanced range of Gas Cylinder Trolleys, with models catering to the specific needs of the food and drinks industry, including pubs, bars, and other establishments with extensive cellar operations. In an industry where handling and moving gas cylinders and kegs are regular tasks, First Mats’ new range promises […]
  • Ferrero Group on track to meet key sustainability targets

    By Vending International on June 30, 2023
    Ferrero Group has announced it is on track to meet its key sustainability objectives and targets. Ferrero’s progress is documented in the Group’s 14th Sustainability Report, which highlights the steps taken during the 2021/22 financial year on four key pillars: protecting the environment, sustainable sourcing, promoting responsible consumption and empowering people. “The financial year was particularly challenging – war broke […]
  • Chocolate giants called out on lack of support for Ghanaian cocoa famers

    By Vending International on May 26, 2023
    New analysis by Oxfam claims big chocolate companies are failing to pay prices that support a living income for cocoa farmers in Ghana. The Oxfam survey of more than 400 cocoa farmers across Ghana found that their net incomes have fallen on average by 16 per cent since 2020, with women’s incomes falling by nearly 22 per cent. Nine out […]
  • Nestlé begins electric shunter trial in York

    By Vending International on January 3, 2023
    Nestlé UK & Ireland has launched a trial of an electric shunter at its York site. Nestlé predominantly uses diesel shunters across its UK sites to facilitate the flow of goods and trailers. Switching to electric shunters permanently would reduce the company’s carbon footprint and be a step forward on its journey to net zero. The Gaussin Electric Shunter, which […]
  • Evoca announces its ESG commitment

    By Vending International on January 3, 2023
    EVOCA Group, specialist in the production of professional coffee machines, has formalised its purpose and values and initiated a process of transformation towards sustainability. Andrea Zocchi, chief executive of Evoca, has announced to all employees that a new path in the sustainable evolution of the Group is about to begin. In the current socio-economic context, marked by profound changes, Evoca […]
  • Charities boosted by £25K donations from The Cadbury Foundation

    By Vending International on January 3, 2023
    Five charities from across the UK have been hand-selected by employees at Mondelēz International sites in the West Midlands to each receive a grant of £5,000. Amy & Friends, Special Needs Adventure Playground (SNAP), Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) and national charities Sense and children’s charity Barnardo’s, have received the substantial amount from The Cadbury Foundation, as part of […]
  • US And EU confectionery companies call for action to address sugar supply chain crisis

    By Vending International on September 15, 2022
    The National Confectioners Association (NCA) and the Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO) have jointly called for governments of the United States and Europe to take urgent action to address shortfalls in the sugar market. NCA and CAOBISCO are concerned with the current state of sugar markets in North America and Europe. In both geographic areas, […]
  • Mondelēz International receives “Top Employer 2022” certification in Europe and UK

    By Vending International on January 26, 2022
    Mondelēz International has been named a Top Employer in the UK and Europe according to a survey by The Top Employers Institute. The certification recognises top employers by evaluating companies in 20 different areas including people strategy, work environment, talent programmes and diversity and inclusion. Following assessment, the Top Employers Institute revealed that Mondelēz International achieved a 93.84% average across […]
  • Coca-Cola Europacific Partners included in the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Index 

    By Vending International on November 22, 2021
    Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) – the world’s leading business sustainability benchmark – for the sixth year running. In total, over 5,000 companies were evaluated for inclusion. CCEP will be listed on both the DJSI World and DJSI Europe Indices, and received a maximum score in areas including Packaging, Environmental Policy & […]
  • Coca-Cola bottler invests £11m in reducing emissions at its GB sites

    By Vending International on November 22, 2021
    Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), the largest independent bottler of Coca-Cola globally, has announced a major £11m investment over the next five years in its manufacturing sites in Great Britain, as part of its drive to become a Net Zero business by 2040. The investment will see its 200-strong fleet of material handling equipment (MHE), including some gas-powered forklift trucks, which is used to move […]