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October 12, 2017

CAMA Expo starts today

The Canadian Automatic Merchandising Association's annual trade expo starts Oct. 12. The three day event, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary in Quebec City, is co-locating for the first time with the Canadian Bottled Water Association. Canadian Vending & Office Coffee Service Magazine will be on site covering the show.

Private equity groups looking at vending

For private equity groups, there is lots of money, but no deals available in the vending industry. At this time, there is more money in the system than anyone can imagine. But there's also a shortage of vending companies to acquire and good projects to invest in.

Thinking outside the box

When Black Box Vending opened its doors for business in 1995, dial up modems were cutting edge technology, Bill Clinton was president and DVDs were newly launched. It boggles the mind to think how far we’ve come in terms of technological advancement. It boggles the mind to think about how profoundly technological advancement has impacted the vending industry. For Black Box Vending; embracing change has helped them avoid becoming irrelevant.

CAMA Connection: Fall 2017

Darrell Fraser, president of the Canadian Automatic Merchandising Association, addresses the myriad changes affecting the vending industry.

Supreme Court turns down blind man's case for vending machine access

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal that would have required Coca-Cola and others to make vending machines accessible to blind people. Bloomberg News reports.
New Products 

Tetley herbal iced teas

Tetley developed three new herbal iced tea blends: orange blossom/peach and mango, lemon and ginger, and hibiscus/pomegranate berry. » Read more...

New pressed bars by KIND

KIND snack bar maker created a new series of no-sugar-added pressed bars. The new line-up comes in three flavours: apple/strawberry/chia, mango/apple/chia and pineapple/banana/kale/spinach. » Read more...

CAMA Expo 2017

October 12-14, 2017
Location: Quebec City, Que.
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Host Milano equipment, coffee and food exhibition

October 20-24, 2017
Location: Milan, Italy
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