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The Wonders of Coffee – Coffee Facts 17th June

The caffeine drink we love to wake us up in the morning. In the UK we drink approximately 70 million cups a day. For us, working in the vending industry means we know how much is consumed, but how much do we actually know about it? All of the coffee grown on the planet is from an area called the coffee belt. Originally, coffee was eaten. African tribes mixed coffee beans with fat, which formed edible…

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Fancy that! Latte Art 21st April

LATTE ART –  Besides keeping you up in the morning, coffee has many uses.  It has actually for a few people a form of art, including paintings! Some clever people have come up with a rather inventive coffee latte art.

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“The Battle of the Soda Tax” 9th March

A city in California has taken the very first steps in a long campaign against big soda companies such as Coca-Cola and Pepsi. Tax On Fizzy Drinks  The campaign has been named ‘Battle against the big soda’ and aims to reduce issues such as childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes. The campaigners suggest that soda tax is an effective way to gently push people, (especially children) away from sugary drinks and towards healthier options. Opponents, namely the soda industry, believe this plan will be…

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Healthy Vending Upgrade 16th February

Healthy vending just got an upgrade! Healthy Vending The first ever 24-hour ‘Honest Café’ has been installed at Southampton Solent University. Literally the first ever in the country. Healthy vending will never be the same. No high sugar cold drinks or snacks, the theme is very much ‘closer to nature’. Every cold drink and snack product have been carefully selected with your health in mind. Honest is a new brand created by Revive Vending and is the result of…

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