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Vending Franchises

The UK vending industry is extremely robust. The industry is worth £1.5bn to the UK economy. In the UK we have over 500,000 vending machines which sell over £6bn items each year. Vending franchises have been around for some time within the vending industry and many have very strong business models, robust in any economic environment.

So what sort of vending franchise opportunities are for sale? Well vending franchises for sale cover both hot & cold foods including sweets, confectionery & even foods like hot bagels. Some other popular vending business trends include quality coffee vending, photobooths & healthy snack vending businesses.

Vending industry statistics:

We will now list some statistics which have been collected recently around the vending industry. We hope these statistics can be a good overview for any looking to do some market research before looking to invest in one of our vending franchise opportunities.

  • In the UK, there are approximately 462,700 machines vending around 6 billion items per year.
  • Across Europe there are an estimated 3.8 million vending machines.

  • More than 8 million cups of coffee and 2 million cups of tea are served from UK Vending machines every single day of the year.

  • The UK vending industry is directly responsible for over 15,000 jobs
  • Market turnover is approximately £1.65bn

Buying products from a vending machine is quick and easy, with many people working shifts and its seems our open 24 hours a day culture this trend is set to rise. Buying a vending franchise could be a great decision, vending businesses take work to maintain, fill etc but you do not interface with the end customer and these sorts of businesses can give a great work life balance as well. We have a great selection of vending franchise opportunities for sale in the section, browse & find your ideal franchise.