WMF SmartRemote


A lot has changed in the world of vending this year. Vending machines have gone cashless, and coffee machines have become contactless. Now WMF, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of automatic coffee machines have gone a step further with the release of their new web based QR reader, WMF SmartRemote. It is an innovative tool for ordering and preparing beverages completely free of […]

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Keeping your water system safe’ In The Workplace


Over the last 5 months, we have been educating our people and customers on various topics to help them stay safe. We took extra steps during customer visits and published articles on how to keep vending machines clean, new technology that reduces contact with coffee machines and the safest cups for workplaces. In this quick […]

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Coca-Cola’s core brands are now made with 50% recycled plastic.


At The Vending People, we’re proud to partner with companies who share our values, and recently, Coca-Coca European Partners, in partnership with Coca-Cola Great Britain announced that all plastic bottles across all its core brands made in Great Britain are now made with 50% recycled plastic (rPET).  This means Coca-Cola in Great Britain is now using over 21,000 […]

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Has Lockdown Baking Changed Our Snacking Habits?


A lot of us have re discovered our passion for baking during the lockdown. According to a recent survey, cookies, banana bread and pizza bases are among the most popular treats people in Britain have been baking, according to a recent survey. There was even a moment on the popular social media site, TikTok when […]

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Are contactless payments more important than ever?


Popularity According to UK Finance, during 2018 the number of contactless payments made in the UK increased by 31% to 7.4 billion payments. There were nearly 124 million contactless cards in circulation at the end of 2018, with 84% of debit cards and 64% of credit cards in the UK having contactless functionality. Consumers aged […]

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How do we keep our vending machine surfaces clean?


During these uncertain times, you want peace of mind about hygiene and receiving an excellent service you can depend on. All our teams are adhering to stringent daily actions, including frequent and thorough hand washing and increased extensive cleaning of our machines, offices and depots. The solution we use to clean the exterior machine surface […]

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Can you use a coffee machine without touching it?


Yes, you can use a coffee machine without touching it! Our machine offering is now reflecting the need to reduce unnecessary contact with the help of our brilliantly innovative suppliers. Coffetek has incorporated Azkoyen Group patented Distance Selection technology in its range, allowing users to choose their drink without having to physically touch the machine. […]

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Cups to use during COVID-19


Disposable Cups Our disposable cup range enables you to reduce the potential risk of cross contamination during uncertain times.  What about the environment? Our disposable cup range can be recycled through recycling schemes. There are four recycling facilities asking for coffee cups. All have the ability to successfully separate the plastic from the paper which […]

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Top 5 Binge-Worthy Shows To Watch With Coffee


Top 5 Binge-Worthy Shows To Watch With Coffee  We are living in uncertain times, and in the midst of all the challenges, a good TV show and a warm cup of coffee can help you wind down and relax after a long day of working from home or in the field.  If you are missing the office life, there are also get a chrome extension […]

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COVID-19 Vending Update


In light of the recent outbreak of Coronavirus we wanted to update you on our plans to manage the situation. The Vending People are taking the spread of Coronavirus extremely seriously. Our collective focus is on trying to ensure the health and safety of our customers and colleagues. We are making every effort to keep services […]

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Coffee Machine Maintenance Tips For Consistent Drinks


Workplace Coffee Machines are great for boosting morale and productivity. A study from 2018 suggests that drinking coffee with co-workers makes you even more productive.  But how do you enjoy your office coffee machine without it feeling like a chore when it comes to maintaining it?  In this guide we will outline the most important […]

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What does sustainable coffee actually look like?


It depends on what your values are and what you consider to be sustainable. For instance, is it the environmental impact, or is it social and economic contributions? This article provides some examples of what sustainable coffee could look like and why. Environment, economical and social impacts ¡TIERRA! coffee is the result of Lavazza’s commitment […]

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