The UK refreshment vending industry has been represented by the Automatic Vending Association (AVA), a not for profit organisation, for almost 90 years. The Association is based in High Wycombe.

The Association has over 170 companies in membership and represents 80% of the turnover in the UK vending market. The UK refreshment vending market turnover is approximately £1.5 bn per annum through 420,600 machines. Every day, 8 million cups of coffee and 2 million cups of tea are vended.

The UK Vending industry employs over 15,000 employees directly and vends 6 billion items per year.

For complete details of the market and its trends, please refer to the AVA Census which is available complimentary to members. Non-members may purchase a copy from the office. For more information please call 01494 568960

The AVA is a founder member of the European Vending Association and maintains close links with them today. The AVA has also developed close ties with vending associations in France, Germany and Italy which between them represent 80% of European vending.

The UK Vending industry employs over 15,000 employees directly and vends 6 billion items per year.

For complete details of the market and its trends, please refer to the AVA Census which is available complimentary to members. Non-members may purchase a copy from the office. For more information please call 01494 568960

Board Members are elected from the membership to advise and help the Chief Executive in the running of the Association.