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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2020 Workplace Coffee Trends

As we get closer to the end of another financial year, I have been reflecting on 2019 along with the trends it brought. I have spotted a few workplace coffee trends while dealing with catering managers, operations managers, facilities directors, and customer service directors.  Here, I’ll highlight some of these trends I noticed in 2019 […]

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Workplace Coffee Trends

Best Office Coffee Machines

Choosing the best office coffee machine for your workplace is not always easy. There are several factors to consider, like how many people will it serve every day? how much space do you have for a coffee machine? what is your budget? and how do your staff like their tea and coffee?  In this guide, we aim to provide […]

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5 Healthy Snacks That Go Incredibly Well With Coffee

What are some popular healthy snacks you can have with your morning or afternoon coffee? Recently, our in-house retail analyst looked at 900 of our vending machines to find the highest selling and most popular snacks across the UK.   The findings were published in our report, the evolution of snacking. We found that low-calorie healthy […]

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Millennial CEOs Are Redefining The Workplace

How often do you see a LinkedIn post or Tweet referring to millennials in a negative way?  I come across them so often that I did a quick search to find out more about the generation that everyone loves to hate.  Amongst other things, I discovered that half of the highest-valued start-ups in the world today were […]

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Why champion cup recycling?

Reducing our impact on the environment is on everyone’s mind and single use cups are a contributing factor through their beginnings in the manufacturing process and how they’re handled as waste. It is said that half a trillion disposable cups are manufactured annually around the world. That would mean over 70 disposable cups for every […]

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How to make coffee healthier

More and more people are looking for ways to improve their healthy lifestyle and altering how you drink coffee could help towards that goal. Quality over quantity Everything should be consumed in moderation to maximise enjoyment and reduce the potential for any negatives. When drinking an appropriate amount you should always try to treat yourself […]

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International Coffee Day

Since 2015, people around the world celebrate International Coffee Day on the 1st of October. It’s a chance to recognise all the different people—including coffee farmers, roasters and baristas—who help make one of our favourite drinks. We also need to make sure we appreciate the people who grow our coffee beans in the first place. […]

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Evolution of Snacking: Diving into 2019’s Vending Trends

The evolution of snacking Are you worried you’re not eating healthily enough? As one of the UK’s largest vending companies, we’re very interested in what people are buying from our machines. That’s why we’ve put together this new article looking at recent vending trends in more detail. Data like this helps us get a better […]

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Our Commitment to Healthy Vending in the NHS

In hospital environments, it’s important we think about the welfare of both patients and staff. According to a recent NHS report, more than 80% of NHS staff believe their health and wellbeing have an impact on the care they give to patients with regular access to healthy food being one of the greatest concerns. Since […]

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