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Steven Gallagher Receives Top National Award

What a great year for our Chairman Steven Gallagher! He has recently received The Lifetime Achievement Award at  The Vending Industry Awards 2018, held in Birmingham on 2nd October. This award was the highlight of the evening and was presented by Graham Kingaby, a well known and respected leader in the Industry.  Graham echoed the […]


GEM Vending Ltd Acquire Allen Vending

GEM are delighted to announce the acquisition of renowned vending operator Allen Vending. The team are keen to welcome their Allen Vending colleagues on board making the company the largest privately owned vending operator in the East Midlands. “Bob Allen and Alan Ball have been our friends in the industry for many years and have […]


Carbon Dioxide Shortage

What is CO2 . . . Carbon dioxide aka CO2 is a clear, odourless gas formed by biological processes such as fermenting beer or whisky. It can also be sourced from industries that have a high-volume CO2 rich gas stream as a natural by-product – such as ammonia. CO2 is widely used in the food […]


ICON – The Power of Colour

With a cold and dreary March still with us perhaps a splash of colour is what’s needed to brighten up the day. Be it your wardrobe or your décor, colour coordination can be one of the most important things when it comes to style. So why not add a dash of colour to enhance the […]


Celebrating 50 Years

GEM Vending Ltd based in Nottingham, are celebrating 50 years of local service to the East Midlands in 2018. The vending industry has seen some amazing changes since the Company was first registered in 1968, in both the style of the machines and the quality of the coffee and other products dispensed. Back in the […]


Sugar Tax

The Sugar Tax is Coming . . . We will soon see the introduction of a new tax aimed at improving the health of the nation – The Sugar Tax. This tax will be levied on cold drinks from April 2018. What is the Sugar Tax?  Also known as the sugary drink or soda tax, […]


#Recycling#Blue Planet#Coffee Cups

Human Habits – Easy to pick up . . . but not so easy to break! Some habits affect us and the environment far more than others and Britain’s desire for coffee-on-the-go and cold drinks in disposable plastics is creating concerns for us all. With the ever growing number of press articles and science research […]


Apprentice to Administrator

Sameenas Story . . . Sameena joined the GEM Vending Team in September 2014 as a Sales and Marketing Apprentice.  Since her initial introduction to the world of vending she’s come on leaps and bounds.  Here’s how she’s achieved it . . . Work, Earn and Learn! While studying at Derby College doing AS Levels Sameena […]


Macmillan, Cake and Coffee

Charity . . . Macmillan Cancer Support was founded over 100 years ago and has grown to be the UK’s leading source of cancer support. Helping more and more people affected by cancer the Macmillan brand has become both strong and reliable. The charity has reached millions of people offering a source of personal and […]


Birchall Tea

There’s nothing like a good cup of tea. But can you get a decent cuppa from a vending machine? Well the answer is yes and here’s how we do it . . . At GEM we believe the key is in the quality of the tea. That’s why we only use Birchall Great Rift loose […]