BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, OH -- Forest City Coffee, based here, has acquired Sun Express Coffee Supply Corp. (Euclid, OH), adding 400 clients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Forest City Coffee supplies office and restaurant customers with coffees, teas, brewers, specialty equipment and paper products. Its customers are in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark and Summit counties. It also serves clients nationwide through its website.
"Sun Express brings an incredible reputation, as well as a portfolio of thriving accounts into our business," C.R. Hall, president of Forest City Coffee.
The deal brings the total number of staff at Forest City Coffee to seven. Former Sun Express owner, Brian Meisenbach, will remain with Forest City after the acquisition. Meisenbach will become an area coffee manager.