Issue 5 - October 2021

In this issue:
A Message from the CAMA President
Jim Jackson

A Foundation Made of Wood: The topic of COVID and how it has affected our industry just doesn’t seem to go away as the pandemic continues to linger on. As I think about how the pandemic has affected our business and that of our industry colleagues, I am reminded of the story of the 3 little pigs and the big bad wolf.

Did You Know – 71% of Consumers Prefer a Bean-to-Cup Beverage
Mother Parker’s Tea and coffee

NEW! Bean-To-Cup Programs From Mother Parkers We have partnered with a trusted Canadian manufacturer to provide a quality bean-to-cup solution for fresh coffee and coffeehouse favourites at the touch of a button.

Vendexis Connected Platform: delivering visibility and improved productivity to operators

Coffee Corner
Brian Martell

Frosts, Speculators and Draughts - Every 5 to 6 years or so, the coffee market goes through what financial analysts like to call “a correction”. To the uninitiated, this means that all hell breaks loose, and prices gyrate, usually up, in a most un-natural way. Well, the time has come, and we are amid another correction, but this time with a hint of Pandemic Panache.

How PGI integrated their VMS with online ordering to work smarter, not harder.
PGI - Canteloupe

Delivery Lockers powered by USI and 365 Retail Markets

Powered by U-Select-It and 365 Retail Markets, our Delivery Lockers streamline contactless food delivery and pick-up, creating the next generation of onsite delivery. Customers get the meals they order in seconds, with no confusion, no contact and no worries, creating a contactless meal pick-up experience like no other!

Cleaning tips to help extend the health of Monetary Systems
Chris Stegehuis, PayComplete

One could argue that the monetary systems in our machines and kiosks today are the most vital piece to a successful consumer experience. These units need to be able to accept the form of payment the client has chosen and pay back any necessary change. If either of these items do not take place as part of the transaction, you are left with a client that is unhappy.

The Buzz on Caffeine!
Brian Emmerton, RD

We Canadians love our morning “cup of joe” (a.k.a. coffee). This routine breakfast staple helps many people’s day get started. What makes us maintain this regular habit time and time again? Most will agree it’s the caffeine buzz that energizes and helps to kickstart the day.

New COVID eye protection requirement what you need to know
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

Employees who work indoors within two metres of an unmasked person must wear appropriate eye protection and masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, says the Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development. Ministry inspectors are now enforcing this requirement.

Back to Business with Cashless Payments

Welcome to our new member, Western Financial Group

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