Foley Food & Vending Inc., Norwood, Mass., acquired Robinson Vending Inc., based in Bridgewater, Mass. for an undisclosed sum from owner Dave Robinson who has joined Foley as vice president of route operations. Robinson’s three routes have been folded into Foley’s Norwood facility. Foley now operates a total of nine routes with 20 employees.
InOne signs supplier pact with USG
InOne Technology, LLC, a subsidiary of Coin Acceptors, Inc., has been selected by Unified Strategies Group (USG), the vend operator buying co-op, as a provider of vending machine controller boards, DEX audit boxes, and LED replacement lights.
Canteen buys Rainbow Vending
Canteen Vending Services Inc. acquired Rainbow Vending in San Diego, Calif. from owner Greg Carron for an undisclosed sum. Canteen is leasing Rainbow Vending’s facility. Carron is presently working with Canteen in a consulting capacity.
Coffee Equipment Website debuts
Keith Zarin, a coffee equipment veteran, has launched Discount Coffee Equipment, an Internet Website, www.discountcoffeeequipment.com, offering brewers, grinders, cappuccino machines, airpots and repair parts.
Hershey buys protein drink maker
The Hershey Co. has acquired a controlling stake in Tri-Us Inc., the Colorado manufacturer of protein drinks called mix1 that Hershey invested in last year.
General Mills buys natural snack maker
General Mills Inc. acquired Food Should Taste Good, a natural snack foods that will become part of Small Planet Foods.