AVI Foodsystems, Inc., has acquired Sanese Services, Inc., in a deal involving FM Top 50 contract management companies. AVI, based in Warren, OH, is No. 6 on the 2013 FM Top 50 with revenues of $600 million in fiscal 2012. Sanese is No. 38 with revenues of $44 million in 2012.
AVI, originally a vending company, has been expanding its manual foodservice business for a decade and it now accounts for about as much of the business as vending. Together, the two areas now account for