News Updates

Derby Arena Open Weekend

Gem Vending are delighted to be chosen as the Vending Supplier for the state of the art Derby Arena, opening in March 2015. The arena offers fantastic, first-class sporting and cultural opportunities for all; 250m indoor cycling track Cycle hub with hire, repair & storage State-of-the-art 140 station fitness gym Watt bike and exercise studios […]


Here at GEM Vending we pride ourselves in using one of the most reputable vending systems in the industry – Vendman.  The company started in 1993 with a mission to develop and manufacture integrated control systems for the vending industry.  Vendman ensures everything is correct from stock control, to pricing information, everything that is essential […]

Introduction of the New £1 Coin

The Mint is looking to change the £1 coin, due to the perceived threat of forged coins to the integrity of the UK currency. As of March 2013 there were around 1.5bn £1 coins in circulation, with a suggested 3% of these being forged coins (amounting to £47m). A change to the £1 coin will […]

Gem Vending Up-to-date with Latest Allergen Labelling Legislation

Food labelling is very important, especially to those with food allergies due to the potentially serious consequences from eating foods they are allergic to. From 13th December 2014, allergen labelling rules have changed. The new regulation builds on current allergen labelling provisions for prepacked foods, and will introduce a new requirement for allergen information to be provided […]

Latest innovations in the vending industry

In this short podcast, GEM Vending Managing Director Steven Gallagher and Marketing Director Nicola Hill are interviewed about the pressures on the industry to adapt to changing consumer demands. They explain what innovation can look like, how the coffee-savvy are demanding even more from convenience purchases, and look ahead to a multi-product future for the vending […]

Keurig® contract expands coffee house experience

A cup of high-quality tea or coffee is no longer confined to the High-Street chains or corporate boardroom since East Midlands-based snacks and drinks vending specialist GEM Vending was awarded the UK-distribution rights to the Keurig® single-cup brewing technology system.  GEM Vending is now rolling this system out across the region, recreating the coffee house […]

PRESS RELEASE – Innovative vending QR code promotes healthier snack choices

East Midlands based snacks and drinks vending specialist GEM Vending has taken vending services to a new level by introducing QR code technology to its machines. For the past 18 months the company has piloted the digital system which provides access to free nutritional information on all products via Smartphones.  This is a timely intervention […]

GEM Vending appoints PR agent Integra Communications

East Midlands-based snacks and drinks vending specialist GEM Vending has appointed Integra Communications Ltd to handle the company’s regional and UK-wide public relations and media communications from June 2014.  Account Director Louise Third will work alongside the senior management team as the company seeks to grow by expanding its product range and client reach. Based […]


TWINS!!!! Congratulations to our  Sales and Marketing Executive, Kate and her partner Jonathan on the birth of their twin boys, George and Noah who were born on the 23rd December.