£2m of products to support businesses reopening

£2m of products to support businesses reopening

Nestlé Professional has announced £2m pounds’ worth of products is set to be given away to support independent customers reopening their businesses following lockdown. The donation is part of Nestlé Professional’s ongoing Always Open for You campaign, which has...
Pandemic takes it toll on vending and OCS

Pandemic takes it toll on vending and OCS

Image by Fusion Medical Animation A survey carried out on vending and OCS businesses has revealed an average 64% fall in turnover in March to May when compared to the same period in 2019. The report by the Automatic Vending Association (AVA) and the European Vending...
40% of leading food firms focus on plant-based products

40% of leading food firms focus on plant-based products

New research finds that 40% of ‘leading’ food firms including Nestlé and Unilever now have dedicated teams for the development of plant-based meat and dairy alternatives. The data comes from the new online Sustainable Proteins Hub for investors, and ‘Appetite for...
EVEX 2021 to be held 27 & 28 May in Krakow

EVEX 2021 to be held 27 & 28 May in Krakow

The vending trade show EVEX has been rescheduled for 2021. The European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) has announced news dates for EVEX which will be held on 27 & 28 May in Krakow, Poland. The event is being held in collaboration with the Polish...
UK water and soft drinks event goes virtual

UK water and soft drinks event goes virtual

The annual UK Water Drinks and Soft Drinks Conferences, in conjunction with the Natural Source Waters Association and British Soft Drinks Association, will both be held online this year, on 3 and 4 September. “After months of separation, September will be a great time...