Vending Star 2017

Vending Star 2017

THE distinction for the most innovative works of the competition.

Koelnmesse and the German Vending Association (BDV) will jointly honour innovative exhibitors of the vending machine economy with the Vending Star 2017 for the 6th time.

Most likely to win are innovative and interesting solutions that

  • fulfil the functional requirements
  • distinguish themselves from existing technical devices, aids / tools, concepts or products with a high degree of innovation

The jury has nominated 12 companies, three in each category (alphabetical order):

Technical device

  • N&W Global Vending GmbH – Mambo
  • Servomat-Steigler GmbH - LaRhea Cool Aqua Plus

Auxiliary devices used for the operation of vending machines

  • Blue Buy AG - BB Smart Modul
  • Jakob Gerhardt GmbH – Gerhardt MMX


  • Intis Ltd. – Televend Wallet Bluetooth
  • Nayax –VPOS Touch
  • SUZOHAPP - WorldKey Loyalty

Innovative vending machine product

  • Dr. Klaus Karg AG - Dr. Karg's Bio Vollkorn-Snack-Pack Dinkel Quinoa und Käse Kürbiskern
  • FleXoco ApS - Wonderful Laktosefreie Milch
  • Kuchenmeister GmbH - Mini-Sacher Torte

The contributions of the nominated companies will be presented in the special zone in hall 9 during the period of the trade fair. You can find all further details here .

The winners will first be announced during the Eu‘Vend & coffeena Night on the trade fair Friday.

Members of the jury Vending Star 2017

Name Company
Arnaud van Amerongen Aequator AG
Helmut J. Düvel CA Vending Krugmann GmbH & Co KG
Ralf Lang Jam Verlag „Vending Spiegel"
Dr. Aris Kaschefi BDV e.V.
Hans-Jürgen Krone LPV Lebensmittel Praxis Verlag „Convenience Shop“
Stefanie Mauritz Koelnmesse GmbH
Rudolf Pöllabauer Hgaplus
Dennis Reinhardt Reinhardt Automaten
Maxi Scherer FORUM Zeitschriften „Catering Management“
Eric Schwaab Verlagsgruppe ES „Vending Report“
Wolfgang Schwarzenberger Alois Dallmayr Automaten-Service
Gerald Steger cafe + co International Holding GmbH

Impressions Vending Star 2015