New appointments at Thomas Ridley

New appointments at Thomas Ridley

Paul Knight is the new sales director at Thomas Ridley Leading foodservice wholesaler Thomas Ridley has strengthened its sales and e-commerce team with two new appointments.  Paul Knight, joins as sales director, with a 30-year career spent mainly working for Bidfood...
Working from home is biggest industry threat

Working from home is biggest industry threat

Photo by Klara Kulikova on Unsplash A new report from the European Vending and Coffee Service Association (EVA) has revealed working from home as the main threat to the industry and highlights cashless payments as one of the key opportunities. The release of the...
Nayax makes strides EMV contact and contactless payments

Nayax makes strides EMV contact and contactless payments

Cashless solutions provider Nayax has announced that EMV contact and contactless payments account for over 90% of all cashless transactions at Nayax devices in the United States, according to recent data. Additionally, less than 10% of transactions are magnetic stripe...
WHA nominated for charity award

WHA nominated for charity award

The Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (WHA) has been nominated by its charity, Just a Drop, for the Corporate Social Responsibility Project of the Year at the Charity Times Awards, and the association has been shortlisted. General manager Phillipa...
New president of the European Snacks Association

New president of the European Snacks Association

European Snacks Association appoints Pepsico exec as new president. Pic ESA The European Snacks Association (ESA) has elected PepsiCo’s Mathijs Peters as president for a two-year term. He succeeds Dr Rolf Nilges, Intersnack’s director of research & development...
Lavazza marks 10-year milestone at Wimbledon

Lavazza marks 10-year milestone at Wimbledon

Lavazza is celebrating its 10th anniversary as the official coffee partner of The Wimbledon Championships amidst the tournament’s much-anticipated return. The 10-year partnership reaffirms Lavazza’s long-standing commitment to sport and to the UK market, as well as...
Add your voice to Defra consultation

Add your voice to Defra consultation

AVA chief executive David Llewellyn The Automatic Vending Association has reminded its members that they have until Sunday to respond to a Defra consultation on Consistency in Household and Business Recycling in England. Chief executive David Llewellyn said while...
Britvic MD elected as new BSDA president

Britvic MD elected as new BSDA president

Paul Graham, the new BDSA President Paul Graham, GB managing director at Britvic, has been appointed as the new President of the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) trade body following election at its AGM. Mr Graham takes over from Nichols chief executive Dr...