2015 Winners

Best Machine Innovation Concept

Sponsored by The Broderick Group

Winner: Coffetek’s Button Gourmet
Highly Commended: Smart Vend Solutions’ Luce X2 TouchTV

Best Payment or Cashless System

Sponsored by Siemens Financial Services
Winner: SUZOHAPP’s World Key Cashless System and Currenza C2 coin recycler
Highly Commended: Systopia’s Cashless Payment System

Best Ingredient in Hot Beverages

Winner: Lavazza UK
Highly Commended: Douwe Egberts Professional

Best Healthy & Well Being Product

Winner: Burts Potato Chips’ Lentil Waves Sour Cream and Chive
Highly Commended: Creative Nature’s Blissful Berry Superfood Snack Bar

Best Snack/Confectionary Product

Winner: Burts Potato Chips’ Levi Roots Reggae Reggae Groove Cut Crisps
Highly Commended: Walkers Snacks’ Walkers Market Deli

Best PET Bottle or Can Product

Winner: Berrywhite’s Sparkling Organic Fruit Drink
Highly Commended: Aimia Foods’ Vimto 500ml

Best Cup

Winner: Benders Paper Cups
Highly Commended: RPC Tedeco Gizeh’s 7-9oz Plastic Vending Cups

Best Ancillary Product

Winner: Safer Systems UK’s Defend-A-Vend Security Housing
Highly Commended: Aqua Cure’s Byotrol Dispense System

Best New Vending Product

Winner: Burts Potato Chips’ Guinness Rich Beef Chilli Chips
Highly Commended: Burton’s Biscuits’ Daily Fish & Chips – Salt & Vinegar

Route Operator of the Year

Sponsored by Vendman

Winner: Lisa Blythe, SnackTime
Highly Commended: Tina Hutchinson, Selecta
Commended: Janet Bright, Cambridge Vending and Vicki Middleton, Refreshment Systems

Service Engineer of the Year

Sponsored by N&W Global Vending

Winner: Dave Bryant, SnackTime
Highly Commended: Dave Shaw, Refreshment Systems
Commended: Chris Hatton, Selecta

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by H2O Direct

Winner: Roger Williams, Coin-a-Drink

Best Newcomer

Sponsored by SUZOHAPP

Winner: Healthy Nibbles
Highly Commended: Livewell Vending

Best Vending Operator (less than £2 million annual turnover)

Sponsored by Coffetek

Winner: Abercromby Vending
Highly Commended: Livewell Vending

Best Vending Operator (£2-5 million annual turnover)

Sponsored by PepsiCo (Walkers Snacks)

Winner: Excel Vending
Highly Commended: Care Vending

Best Vending Operator (£5-9 million annual turnover)

Sponsored by Douwe Egberts Professional

Winner: Connect Vending
Highly Commended: Refreshment Systems

Best Vending Operator (£10 million and above)

Sponsored by Lavazza UK

Winner: The Broderick Group
Highly Commended: Selecta

EDWCA Best Innovation

Winner: H20 Direct’s M9 Filter Service Cartridge System
Highly Commended: European WaterCare’s iX water Filters

EDWCA Best Environmental Initiative

Sponsored by European WaterCare

Winner: Parcel Holders’ PUDOS Initiative
Highly Commended: Blupura’s Natural Refrigerant Gases

EDWCA Water Distributor of the Year

Winner: Divine Water
Highly Commended: Cyan Group (Cool It)