Coca-Cola Life is available in Broderick's vending machines now.

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Coca-Cola Life is the first new Cola to be launched in Great Britain by Coca Cola Enterprises since 2006 and is available in Broderick's vending machines now. This lower-calorie cola contains a third less sugar and a third fewer calories than regular cola and is sweetened with a blend of sugar and naturally sourced stevia leaf extract. More than 40% of the cola sold by Coca Cola Enterprises in Great Britain is already no-calorie products. The 500ml bottle of Coca-Cola Life will also contain Plant Bottle plastic, made using up to 22.5% plant materials combined with up to 25% recycled plastic.

July 08, 2014

Available in Broderick's vending machines, Levi Roots Caribbean Crush and Tropical Punch

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Put some music in your glass, Caribbean Crush, a blend of mango, grapefruit and pineapple and Tropical Punch a blend of mango and pineapple. As it says in the name, its a delicious crush, flavoured with a blend of mango, pineapple and grapefruit to give you a truly Caribbean ‘flava’. These soft drinks are suitable for vegetarians, vegans and kosher.

July 07, 2014

New! Market Deli potato chips will be available soon in Broderick's vending machines

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New Market Deli potato chips will be available soon in Broderick's vending machines. We will have Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Flame Grilled Spanish Chorizo with Roasted Onion, from the makers of Walkers Crisps. Made with real ingredients for an authentic taste, crafted by food experts to ensure a truly indulgent and immersive taste experience these snack chips are cut thicker and cooked for longer to ensure a perfect crunch and a fuller flavour. The finest ingredients sourced from across Britain and Europe is used to create a truly delicious potato snack. Made with natural flavours, no artificial preservatives, no Monosodium Glutamate, no artificial colour and suitable for vegetarians. Try them and let us know what you think on Twitter or Facebook.

‘Investment in new technology’ is behind Broderick’s industry-boosting orders for more than 500 machines.

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‘Investment in new technology’ is behind Broderick’s industry-boosting orders for more than 500 state-of-the-art, free-standing machines. And that’s just in the first half of 2014…Whilst the industry appears to some observers to have one distracted eye on the emerging ‘single cup’ market, Broderick’s has continued to focus its attention entirely upon adapting vending technology to serve -with a certain elan as well as with incomparable convenience and efficiency – the largest possible number of discerning consumers, rather than ‘the coffee pod punter’.

Broderick’s consumption of free standing vending machines in the year to date has been voracious – indeed, one manufacturer was compelled to revise its lead time for a particular machine up to ten weeks, as Broderick’s demands played havoc with sales forecasts. To date in 2014, the company has ordered more than 500 brand new machines, shared ‘between the four main manufacturers’.

The same touch screen technology with which Broderick’s has ignited vending sales at Manchester Airport and other high-footfall destinations is now making its way into the business and industry arena. From the Carol Nash Group in Altrincham, to Autotrader’s new prestigious regional offices in central Manchester, touch screen technologies are pushing the boundaries of payment systems and innovation, to the benefit of customers, consumers and operator alike.

‘The installation of the new VE Broderick touch range adds the ultimate vending experience to the city of Manchester’s portfolio of world-class digital design and development and that its customers are buying into the digital vending experience, future-proofing their vending and taking advantage of the benefits incumbent in increased interactivity between vendor and consumer’, said Peter Broderick, Sales Director at Broderick’s.

As an example of this, Peter cites Autotrader: ‘the vending machines their display daily menus and promotions that are available in the building’s brace of Broderick’s boutique coffee shops’, he said.

Additionally, Nichols Plc, the manufacturers behind much-loved drinks brand Vimto, recently chose to launch their new animated ‘Vimtoad’ character via those Broderick’s HD media screen machines that are situated in Business & Industry and the Education sector. (It’s well worth a look; you can see the Vimtoad video here).

As more ad agencies and brands recognise the potential of its digital project, the platform will expand its scope significantly’, Peter concluded.

And, ‘coming soon’, Broderick’s plan another industry ‘first’ – the release of an ‘App’ that will work across both its vending and coffee bar channels… Watch this space.

June 23, 2014

Broderick's goes green with a new fleet of 55 “EURO 6 Standard” vans

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Broderick's are introducing a new fleet of 55 greener and much more fuel efficient Ford Transit vans; the new “EURO 6 standard” vans could help reduce fuel consumption by up to 15% over that of our previous vehicles. This new fleet forms part of our wider strategy to provide an innovative and accredited sustainable services platform for our customers and help reduce the carbon emissions in our day to day business activities.

 

June 03, 2014

Win a personalised England Shirt!

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To celebrate the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil Mars brings you the chance to win one of 500,000 personalised England shirts! You will find the limited edition Mars Bars in our vending machines! To discover if you have won find the unique codes inside promotional bars, simply go to www.marsbar.co.uk and enter the code or text the code to Mars.

 

Get into the World Cup Samba Spirit!

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To celebrate the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil M&M’s brings you the chance to win a Samba Party with 20 of your friends on a 13-acre private estate in Leicestershire. There will also be thousands of Brazilian party packs as prizes. Look out for the limited edition packs available in our vending machines!

 

May 15, 2014

Broderick's World Cup Line-up!

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In the build up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil Broderick's announces its world cup line up! Up front we have Jelly Beans! The Jelly Bean Factory has great Jelly Bean products that are Gluten Free, Gelatine Free, GM Ingredient free and are Nut Free! Discover 36 delicious 100% natural flavours in each grab bag. They will be available in all our vending machines so now you can love them too. In Brazilian colours (yellow, green and blue) are limited edition M&M’s, offering you the chance to win a Samba Party with 20 of your friends; in addition there will be thousands of Brazilian party packs as prizes. With Mars Bars you have the chance to win one of 500,000 personalised England shirts! To enter, people log on to www.marsbar.co.uk and enter the unique codes found inside promotional packs or text the code to Mars. A treat for all the chocolate lovers is the Kit Kat Chunky Orange. The limited edition Kit Kat Chunky Orange won't be around for ever... so get them while you can!

October 23, 2013

Have You Got The Bottle To Get Rid Of Cans?

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Look around you: the 33cl canned drink has virtually disappeared from High Street shops and now, it’s disappearing from vending, too. Were moving to the PET, or plastic bottle, because they do the job so much better. In fact, by the end of Q1, 2014, the change should be complete. Why? Because PET bottles are more robust than cans and they’re much more convenient: not everybody can consume a drink in one go and thanks to screw top lids, bottles can be resealed to be enjoyed later.

PET bottles are just as easily recycled as old fashioned cans, so the extra convenience does not come with a green downside... On top of all that, we’ve been warned by both Coca Cola and Britivic that we should expect price rises on cans in the very near future... So, isn’t it time to ‘can’ the can and big-up the bottle? We stock a huge range of bottled drinks, embracing best selling brands and of course water. To find out more, speak to your Account Manager. You know it makes sense!