CL Swanson Corp.


Ranking #35

Primarily a vending firm, CL Swanson gets about a fifth of its revenues from dining, catering, office coffee and convenience retailing. Its major recent emphasis has been growing its Better-4-You program. In select locations, it has expanded Hispanic offerings and conducted more coordinated events with its Wellness Committee. Technology like debit/credit card payment at vending machines, social media and posting internal menus online has also been emphasized.




Major Segments Served:
B&I (91%), College/University (4%), Hospitals (2%), Convention/Conference Ctrs. (1.3%), Government (1.2%), Military (0.5%)

No. of Contracts
2010: 828
2009: 836

Sales Volume
2010: $46
2009: $48

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