The sales volume above is for Aramark’s Food & Support Services North America unit for FY2013. The international Food & Support Services unit generated another $2.869 billion and the Uniforms unit added $1.411 billion. The “Segments Served” percentages above reflect total 2013 company sales.
Aramark’s biggest piece of news in the past year was its successful IPO on December 12th, making it a publicly held company once more (it went private for its second time in 2006). Other major achievements in the past year included winning new clients such as the Ohio and Michigan departments of corrections, the Chicago Public Schools, the Field Museum, the Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL and the University of Washington for sports venue concessions; it also secured expanded service contracts with clients such as Airbus and American University.
One new initiative was the Healthy for Life integrated health and wellness program, rolled out to multiple segments. The company also committed to sourcing cage-free eggs and expanded its healthy offerings at its national park locations.
Among Aramark’s more than 3,000 U.S. clients, 948 are in healthcare, 758 in business/government/military, 481 in K-12 districts, 420 in colleges/universities, 317 in corrections, 154 in sports facilities and 63 in parks/recreation/arts venues/convention/conference centers.