As companies innovate to meet employee preferences, we explore the evolving office refreshment experience
Sustainable and socially responsible. Real world solutions for sustainable vending, water and coffee provision.
January always feels like a long month, but as we head into February and send Refreshment to print, it’s revitalising to feel that the new year is well and truly underway...
Trends for 2023. What do the next 12 months hold for the water, vending and hot beverage sectors? Refreshment takes a look.
Vending innovation. There has never been a time of greater or faster change for the vending sector and its related services.
A greener future. As sustainability continues to ascend the global agenda, Refreshment explores a wave of eco-friendly innovation in the water dispenser market.
Coffee in the workplace. As plans heat up for a return to the office post-pandemic, Refreshment explores the future of workplace ‘coffee culture’
Another year has passed, and it’s safe to say that 2021 has been a year like no other. Much has changed since the first announcements of Covid-19 last year, but what will the world look like post-pandemic?
Refreshment investigates how solutions like micro markets are helping to pave the way to a safer post-Covid workplace.
Towards a greener future. Refreshment summarises several important examples of sustainable innovation across the sector over the last few months.
2020 was clearly a difficult year for our industry, as emphasised by market reports from our partners, the European Vending & Coffee Service Association(EVA) and the Automatic Vending Association (AVA).
The challenges of 2020 have proved a catalyst for change and innovation. Refreshment delves into the trends that will impact the industry moving into 2021.
Touch-free water dispensers. While Covid-19 represents a significant challenge to the industry, touch-free water dispensers could represent a pivotal innovation
Mains-fed(POU)water dispensers. Perceived as a sustainable alternative to bottled water dispensers, mains-fed dispensers are proving a popular solution. We examine this segment’s growth.
Wellness in the workplace. As workplace wellness becomes a priority for firms, we explore why the industry needs to promote the health benefits of dispensers, coffee and vending.
Micro markets. Automated micro markets are a rapidly growing challenger to traditional vending. Are these solutions the next step in convenience retail?
As water contamination is becoming a more prevalent issue, Refreshment investigates how businesses can confront today’s water challenges
Coolers in the home. Refreshment takes an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities presented by the residential water cooler segment
As we head into a new year, this issue looks at trends and where they will take the industry in the future. While there is a focus on new technology and changes in consumer behaviour, alongside health and hydration, the biggest focus will undoubtedly be on environmental sustainability.
Interactive technologies. Refreshment talks to industry experts and looks at innovations that enable a technology-powered and consumer-driven future
Water plus. As consumers seek lower calorie flavour some options, we ask:‘What are the latest trends in water plus: beyond still and sparkling?
Healthier vending. Refreshment looks at how the vending industry is rising to the challenge of ensuring that consumers have access to healthier choices.
Water quality. Refreshment looks at the important issue of water quality, from source management to how to have the perfect water for making great coffee
Green futures. Refreshment looks at how manufacturers are innovating with technologies that benefit them, their customers, end-users and the planet
Vending futures? What technologies will change the world of vending in the future? In fact, there is no need to ask, as the future is already here!