4 Aces Expands Festive Cup Range

BY Liz Taylor

Addressing customer feedback after the successful launch of its first ever festive cup last year, 4 Aces has extended the range of the ‘Jumpacup’ to include double wall 8 oz and 12 oz cups, along with PLA versions of the same.

The non-branded cup has proven popular thanks to its theme of ‘coming together’. A colourful design depicting a row of festive jumpers, their sleeves touching as if they are joining hands, the Jumpacup was initially launched as a single wall cup in a bid to test the market.

4 Aces had previously created tailored cups for key customers to mark that special, celebratory time of year but wanted to introduce a generic festive cup in order to reach the widest audience and explore demand.

The leading packaging specialist has since been keen to expand its popular lines with PLA versions of the same. Demand is being driven for these sustainable, compostable alternatives by the end-users, who are now a lot more savvy about disposables and the effect they may have on the environment, overall.

David Blake, sales director of 4 Aces explains: “It’s important to us that we offer our customers the widest choice and this includes novelty and festive items such as the festive cup that may have previously been limited in terms of the selection, particularly for what are deemed greener versions.

Festive cup
David Blake

“Demand for printed items has risen considerably in recent years and we’ve been keen to play a part in this and to experiment with our own designs. We’re just delighted that the initial launch of the Jumpacup met with such a warm reception. “Our intention was to create a universal design that could be used in all environments and by a wide range of customers. Most people are keen to embrace the spirit of the season and it’s nice to give them that option.”

Since its launch in 2001, 4 Aces has ensured that its product offering is amongst the widest and most creative, and that its customer service ranks at the highest level, thus guaranteeing the company its status as the UK’s fastest growing provider of packaging products to the beverage and foodservice sectors.

The company operates a highly-regarded direct parcel delivery service, offering a prompt, personal service, regardless of the size of the company or the size of the order. This service allows customers to get access to the supplier’s complete range of products without the need to hold any of it.

For further information on 4 Aces, the festive cup and its other products, visit the website or call 01992 535774.

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Yvonne Reynolds-Young

Planet Vending’s MD and Publisher is Yvonne Reynolds-Young. An island of corporate common sense surrounded by oceans of creative madness, Yvonne is the person to call if your intention is to make something happen. (She controls all the diaries and all the money, FYI). She’s also our Social Media Queen, single-handedly responsible for building PVs presence on LinkedIn, FaceBook and Twitter and thereby driving record volumes of traffic onto the site.

‘Customer service is my responsibility and it’s my job to make sure we’re always ahead of deadlines’ she says. ‘My background in big business means I speak the same language as our corporate clients and understand the particular pressures they face when working in the vending arena.’

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