Posts tagged with ‘sustainability’

  • Sustainably sweet

    By Vending International on December 9, 2015
    Nestlé Professional UK & Ireland has reached its goal of sourcing 100 per cent certified sustainable cocoa for its chocolate confectionery and biscuits – making it the first major confectionary company in the Hospitality and Foodservice sector to do so.   “We’re very proud to have reached this landmark milestone, as part of our long-term commitment to making a real difference […]
  • Huhtamaki UK achieves ISO 50001 energy management certification

    By Vending International on October 22, 2015
    Huhtamaki UK has built upon its commitment to improvements in energy efficiency by achieving ISO 50001 certification – the international, cross-industry standard for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving an energy management system. Recognition for its energy management system and drive to reduce energy consumption was awarded to Huhtamaki following an intense three-day audit of its Gosport-based site.  Catherine Tipper, head […]
  • Nestlé Professional launches Rainforest Alliance certified coffee for vending

    By Vending International on October 13, 2015
    Nestlé Professional has launched Nescafé Mokambo Tradición with coffee from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms – an internationally recognised symbol of environmental sustainability. The news marks a partnership between the Nescafé Plan – the company’s global commitment to improving the quality and sustainability of coffee production – and the Rainforest Alliance, who are working to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods. […]
  • Coca-Cola on track to meet 100% water replenishment goal

    By Vending International on August 26, 2015
    The Coca-Cola Company announced yesterday that it is on track to meet its 2020 water replenishment goal by the end of 2015. Based on the Coca-Cola system’s global water replenishment projects to date, the system is balancing the equivalent of an estimated 94 percent of the water used in its finished beverages based on 2014 sales volume. The Coca-Cola system returned approximately 126.7 billion litres of water used […]
  • 4 Aces launch eco cutlery range

    By Vending International on May 6, 2015
    As consumers become ever more environmentally conscientious 4 Aces are delighted to introduce RECO Biodegradable Plastic Cutlery and URBANA Compostable and Biodegradable Plastic Cutlery. RECO cutlery is a hybrid product made from 30% Polystyrene and 70% bio based and organic material and biodegrades safely within 12 – 18 months, and URBANA plastic cutlery is a hybrid product made from Polylactic […]
  • Barry Callebaut supports Oxfam ebola crisis appeal

    By Vending International on April 28, 2015
    With the ebola crisis continuing to impact on the villages of West and Central Africa, Barry Callebaut Beverages UK has been educating local primary children about what’s going on in the regions where the cocoa beans grow, while also raising funds to support the Oxfam ebola crisis appeal. Last week, representatives from the quality hot drinks manufacturer went into Shotton’s […]
  • Brita Professional announced as headline sponsor of UKCW and official supporter of Project Waterfall

    By Vending International on April 22, 2015
    BRITA Professional has been announced as the headline sponsor of UK Coffee Week and official supporter of Project Waterfall, an initiative developed by the Allegra Foundation to bring clean water to the communities which grow coffee consumed in the UK. BRITA’s support of Project Waterfall demonstrates its long-term commitment to helping provide clean water for coffee growing communities and raising […]
  • The PCRRG announces new members

    By Vending International on January 13, 2015
    The Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group (PCRRG) is pleased to announce the creation of Supporter Membership as a new level of membership and its first two Supporter Members – WRAP and bio-bean – as well as Starbucks Coffee Company as the Group’s first new Member of the year. The new Supporter Member level extends the reach of the Group to […]
  • Paper Cup Recovery & Recycling Group appoints Chair and Executive Board

    By Vending International on October 31, 2014
    Following its inaugural formal meeting, the Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group (PCRRG) is pleased to announce the appointment Neil Whittall, of Huhtamaki, as its Chair and Executive Board member, along with fellow elected Executive Board members: Adrian Pratt, of Benders Paper Cups, Oliver Rosevear, of Costa Coffee, Matt Spencer, of Caffè Nero and Bradley Smith of Grundon Waste Management. […]
  • PHS Waterlogic cuts its carbon footprint and achieves recertification with Carbon Trust

    By Vending International on September 26, 2014
    PHS Waterlogic, the first company to have its water dispensers independently certified by the Carbon Trust, has just had its products recertified to demonstrate that it has continued to achieve reductions across the range since 2010. The company, which is Europe’s largest supplier of mains-fed water dispensing and purifying systems, achieved reductions across the board, with its WL2000 filter range […]