Chips stand out among 2016 Vendies winners
By Maria Church
London – The United Kingdom’s well-known vending industry awards programme – the Vendies – has named its 2016 award winners, and potato chips are a standout.
The starchy snack was the subject of three awards, two of which were picked up by Burts Potato Chips based in Devon, England. Burts took home the top prizes of best health and well being product for its Lentil Waves Thai Sweet Chilli, and the best new product for its Hobgoblin Spit Roast Steak.
KETTLE Chips UK was another crispy winner, receiving the award of best snack/confectionery product for its Handy Packs – a 40-gram range of its popular seasonings.
Beverage winners included Lavazza Coffee for best hot beverage, and Berrywhite Organic Drinks for best soft drink. Coffetek won best machine innovation for its Button Barista app and Nayax received the award for best payment system.
A single-cup dispenser from disposable packaging manufacturer 4 Aces won for best product innovation.
For the full list of winners: www.thevendies.co.uk/winners/