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Five Star Breaktime Solutions Acquires Van Vending Service

  • Thursday, May 23, 2024

Five Star Breaktime Solutions has acquired Van Vending Service, Inc. This acquisition enhances Five Star Breaktime Solutions' market presence and service capabilities in Nashville, Clarksville and Bowling Green.

Founded in 1990 by the Svedin family, currently owned and operated by Bjorn and Janet Svedin, Van Vending Service, Inc. has built a reputation over the past 34 years, offering a diverse range of services including Micro Markets, Vending, Office Coffee, Pantry, Water, and Catering Services. With a service area spanning across major cities, Van Vending Service, Inc. has been a player in the regional refreshment service industry.

“We are thrilled to welcome Van Vending Service, Inc. to the Five Star Breaktime Solutions team,” said Mark Stephanos, senior executive vice president of Retail Operations of Five Star Breaktime Solutions. “Bjorn and Janet Svedin have created a remarkable business with a strong commitment to quality and customer service. This acquisition aligns perfectly with our growth strategy and our dedication to delivering comprehensive breaktime solutions to our clients specifically in Nashville and the surrounding areas. We look forward to building on their legacy and expanding our service offerings in these key markets.”

This acquisition will allow Five Star Breaktime Solutions to leverage Van Vending Service, Inc.'s established infrastructure and experienced team to enhance service delivery and introduce new offerings to a broader customer base. Sons of Bjorn and Janet, Lucas and Jacob Svedin will both stay on in management roles with Five Star, so clients can expect a seamless transition.

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