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Refreshment associations

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Natural Mineral Waters Europe

Natural Mineral Waters Europe is a non-profit trade association. In this capacity, we advise and support our members on scientific, health, technical and regulatory aspects. We furthermore promote healthy hydration, a circular economy and best practice for environmental protection and sustainable management.

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Founded in 1958, IBWA’s membership consists of U.S. and international bottlers and distributors that produce and deliver bottled water products and the suppliers that serve them. While IBWA represents companies of all sizes, the vast majority of our member bottlers are small, locally owned companies, with 60 percent reporting less than $2.6 million in annual gross sales and 90 percent reporting less than $10 million in annual gross sales. 

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The Vending & Automated Retail Association (AVA) is the trade body and voice for the automated 24-hour food and beverage industry in the UK. We are a not-for-profit organisation, headquartered in Leeds.

We have represented the industry for over 90 years. Today, to meet the needs of a 24/7, on-the-go society, we support our members to make high-quality, innovative food and beverage services accessible wherever and whenever people need them.

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European Vending & Coffee Service Association

The EVA is a not-for-profit trade association established in 1994, representing the interests of the whole European coffee service and vending industry vis-à-vis the European Union Institutions and other relevant authorities or bodies. The EVA is an international association governed by Belgian law and its membership comprises of both National Associations and companies.


Founded in 1996, the Beverage Standards Association (previously known as the Beverage Service Association) is the trade association for the UK out-of-home non-vending refreshment industry. It represents all sectors; manufacturers, distributors and importers of machines and components, commodity suppliers, service organisations who maintain and repair machines, training, recruitment and marketing companies working within the industry, and retailers – the end-users who prepare serve refreshments to the paying public.

Watercoolers Europe

WATERCOOLERS EUROPE (WE) is the umbrella organisation for the European water dispenser industry.

It comprises national water dispenser associations, international manufacturers and direct members.

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WHA is the voice of the water dispenser and hydration industry.

Choosing a WHA provider of drinking water is a guarantee to customers of a quality hydration service provision. It provides a recognised and measurable level of quality through annual rigorous audits.  Having the right to use the WHA logo confirms that Members have achieved the highest standards. Members must adhere to strict Bylaws, Codes of Practice and Code of Advertising and Conduct.

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