Sodexho Alliance reported a revenue drop of 3.6 percent in its North American Food & Facilities Management division in the first quarter

Sodexho Alliance reported a revenue drop of 3.6 percent in its North American Food & Facilities Management division in the first quarter of fiscal 2008, attributable primarily to currency effects. Organic growth for the unit over the same period was actually up 6.5 percent, but was offset by a negative currency effect of 10.3 percent. Acquisitions accounted for the other 0.3 percent growth.