The European Vending and Coffee Services Association (EVA) has published probably the most maximum urgent problems recently affecting merchandising.

 EN 50597 turns into IEC usual.

The legit European usual on methods to calculate the power intake of refrigerated merchandising machines, EN 50597, has now been authorised as a world IEC Standard, IEC 63252.

While certainly it’s certain that EN50597 may have world reputation,  and a validation of the arduous paintings of EVA technical mavens, it comes at a time when the EU Commission has requested that EN50597 is up to date with some minor adjustments and wording, so as to higher mirror the general Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Regulations for refrigerated merchandising machines.

EVA requests lengthen in implementation of Ecodesign & Energy Labelling Regulations.

A unique assembly of refrigerated system producers in July made up our minds unanimously that the EVA will have to request a lengthen within the implementation dates of the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Regulations, because of come into power in March 2021.

The key causes introduced come with the have an effect on from COVID-19 on production and gross sales, the problem of ‘double testing’ of machines because of the specified alternate in refrigerant, confusion amongst shoppers, in addition to the replace to power intake dimension usual EN50597. The EVA asked a lengthen within the measures till January 2022.

Draft Ecodesign running plan 2020-2024 contains freestanding scorching beverages machines.

A preparatory find out about has been introduced for a brand new Ecodesign and Energy Labelling running plan for 2020-24.

This running plan necessarily contains all of the product teams and spaces which the Commission considers are probably appropriate for Ecodesign measures. One of the product teams being reconsidered is freestanding scorching beverages merchandising machines – the EVA has thus now answered to the find out about.

RiVending joins European mission Plasteco.

The RiVending mission which streamlines the gathering and recycling of disposable espresso cups used at merchandising machines, promoted through Confida (the Italian Vending Association), used to be selected through the Lombardy Region to be one of the vital key 4 easiest practices integrated within the European mission Plasteco, involving 8 mission companions. The purpose of Plasteco is to spot extra environment friendly waste control programs and support regional insurance policies for a extra round control of plastic and its waste, in the course of the trade of stories and excellent practices at European stage.

In transient:

• EU urges Germany to take away its espresso import restrictions.
• VAT lowered for meals & beverages in UK and Austria.
• Hungarian Single Use Plastics legislation bans cups from July 2021.