City Vending announces move to Douwe Egbert paper cups manufactured and supplied by Benders

Tamworth based vending operator, City Vending Services has announced it will be moving to fully-branded Douwe Egbert paper vending cups going forward for all of its paper vending cups, supplied by cup partner, Benders Paper Cups.

City Vending Services is a member of RefreshU and has been a customer of Benders Paper Cups for over five years, encouraged by the paper cup manufacturer’s long-established, UK manufacturing base and delivery of the highest manufacturing quality standards and regulatory compliance.

CVS to bendersKelly Pugh, owner of City Vending Services, is delighted to announce the development: “Being able to promote a quality product from bean to cup is absolutely key to our success – in fact we wouldn’t offer our customers anything less. Gathering all of our paper cups under the Douwe Egbert brand is an immediate mark of the quality of the beverage, heralding a premium coffee drinking experience for the consumer.

“We’re very happy to be dealing solely with Benders Paper Cups going forward; its UK manufacturing base ensures it delivers exactly the customer service we require. It’s nice to partner with a company, as well as a product, that you like.”

Tony Smith, national sales manager from Douwe Egbert’s professional division,  comments: “Kelly has recently started working with Douwe Egberts and has seen a marked upturn in sales since opening an account. She’s supplying her customers with our range of award winning products.” The beverage experience begins for the customer as they approach the vending machine, and this will now be fully Douwe Egberts branded – all part of City Vending Services goal of raising the quality of the customer beverage experience and their enjoyment.

Sales manager for Benders, Ian Keeffe adds: “We’re delighted that Kelly has chosen Douwe Egberts, and our cups certainly add to the quality of the drink for the consumer. Available in both 9oz and 12oz cups sizes, it will help develop the beverage menu offering to the customer as well.”

Benders’ environmental position with Chain of Custody accreditations under both Programme for the Endorsemement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC), guarantees that all paperboard used to make their cups comes from sustainable managed forestry. Independently verified, the certifications rubberstamp this across all Benders’ cups ranges giving assurance to ethical customers like City Vending Services who want ultimate reassurance regarding the origin of the cups to pass on to the end user.

The UK-based paper cup manufacturing arm of the largest cup group in Europe, Benders’ full range of products includes super insulated hot cups, barrier insulated cups, embosssed double wall cups, single wall bio-board cups, and single wall vending cups and single wall ‘coffee to go’ cups.

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