Five Star Food Service, based in Chattanooga, TN, has acquired the operating assets of JBA Vending. JBA is located in Sevierville, TN and is owned by Mark Jackson. The JBA operation will be integrated into Five Star's existing route structure.
Five Star, founded in 1993 is one of the largest on-site food and beverage solution providers in the United States. In 2008 the company restructured and became a Canteen Vending franchise. Five Star operates throughout the Southeast including Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.
The transaction was facilitated by Mike Kelner of Vending Biz Broker/VBB Advisors.