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Kept up to date with the all the latest news, innovations and changes that affect not just the vending industry, but our day-to-day lives.

Selecta Launches a Successful Safe Driver Programme

Selecta Launches a Successful Safe Driver Programme

Throughout September, the merchandiser team at Selecta Swanley Depot took part in a pilot of our new Safe Driver Programme to improve driving standards and safety. The main goals were to reduce our environmental impact, improve fuel efficiency and to keep our people and the general public safe on the roads.

Which snacks are the most popular in the UK and in your town?

Which snacks are the most popular in the UK and in your town?

Everyone loves a snack, don’t they? Whether it be a Twirl, a Bueno, or an energy or cereal bar, taking a well-deserved break accompanied by a tasty snack can provide a fast pick-me-up when you need it most. But which snack does the UK public like the most? Last year, we analysed 16 million snack sales from our Selecta outlets across 96 UK towns and cities, to find out.

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Which European city is best for Employee Wellbeing?

Workers decide on what new job to take for a variety of reasons. Whether they’re related to what the company benefits are, the pay and pension, or what the local city environment is like. As the global competition for talent increases, companies are recognising these considerations: making sure that their workplaces are enjoyable for their employees, and setting up in cities that are great to live in. More than ever, providing a good work-life balance for employees is an essential component of modern business practices.

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Where is Europe’s coffee capital?

Europeans consume more coffee than every other continent in the world. With a diverse import of coffee beans entering the continent, Europeans love for coffee is unrivalled. But which specific city in Europe is best for coffee lovers?

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Keeping staff safe as they return to work

As staff begin to return to the workplace, we want to reassure our customers that we have taken the necessary steps to ensure that machines and consumables are clean and safe to use and social distancing rules are adhered to. Read more.

8 Benefits of a vending machine in the workplace

8 Benefits of a vending machine in the workplace

Installing a vending machine into your workplace provides benefits for your business and your people. They boost productivity and have the advantage of being easy to manage. It’s no wonder that many businesses find that vending machines are an ideal solution to support workplace satisfaction.

Selecta launches SelectaGreen Recycling Service

Selecta launches SelectaGreen Recycling Service

Selecta has announced the launch of the new SelectaGreen Cup Recycling Service for the workplace and ‘on the go’.

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Selecta UK - 28 March 2018 (updated 6 April)

Sugar Tax - how will this affect me?

From 6th April 2018, the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (or sugar tax as it has become known) will be applied to soft drinks containing 5g of added sugar or more per 100ml.

Customer satisfaction survey

Selecta UK - 7 March 2018

Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

Recently we surveyed 300 of our customers to understand what is important to them and how we are performing.

Selecta is committed to reducing sugar intake

Selecta UK - 1 March 2018 (Updated)

Selecta is committed to reducing sugar intake

Recent reports have highlighted the need to reduce the levels of sugar consumption in UK. In an effort to meet sugar reduction targets, the NHS has pledged to decrease sales of sugary and snacks and drinks in hospitals. Selecta is ahead of the curve, pledging to voluntarily reduce sales of sugary drinks to 10% or less in the coming year.

Is Coffee More Than Just Coffee?

Is Coffee More Than Just Coffee

It’s fair to say that I, along with my colleagues, spend more time thinking about coffee than most people. My husband’s a teacher who’s lucky to get a kettle and some instant and is constantly surprised and embarrassed by my coffee obsession.

Top 10 Tips to Prepare for Xmas

Top 10 Tips to Prepare for Xmas

Hot drink demand increases by more than double during peak winter season so ensure that you don’t disappoint your customers and increase your product orders to take care of the rush this year. Follow our 10 top tips to make the most of this festive season!

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We are delighted to announce the combination of the Pelican Rouge Group and the Selecta Group.

Selecta to Acquire Pelican Rouge

Selecta Group B.V. (“Selecta”), a leading European vending and coffee services provider, and Pelican Rouge Group B.V. (“Pelican Rouge”), a long established coffee services and vending company, today announced that they have signed an agreement to combine their operating businesses.

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The relationship is a joint mission to bring premium coffee quality into European workplaces and public locations.

Selecta Management AG Announces Partnership With Lavazza

Cham, Switzerland, January 16, 2017 – Selecta Management AG and Luigi Lavazza Spa., today announced an exciting new partnership to grow their presence and market share in Vending and Office Coffee Service across Europe.

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Read our blog about the coffee predictions for 2017

2017 the year of coffee culture

We’re a nation of coffee experts - more interested than ever in what we eat and drink. We know our ground coffee from our whole bean, our latte from our flat white and people are entering coffee shops armed with the knowledge to choose high quality, ethically sourced coffee.