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Issue Date: Vol. 54, No. 3, March 2014, Posted On: 2/13/2014


Sprout And Grow Franchise Merge To Form Larger Healthy Vending Biz-Op


Emily Jed
Emily@vendingtimes.net
TAGS: Sprout Grow Merger, Sprout Healthy Vending, Grow Franchise Group, Grow International LLC, Healthy Vending Business Opportunity, Biz-Op, Chris Wyland, Richard Clasby

IRVINE, CA -- Sprout Healthy Vending and Grow Franchise Group have merged their healthy vending franchises. The combined company will do business as Grow International LLC.

Grow Franchise cofounder Chris Wyland said that the combined company will broaden the scope vending machine offerings, along with its market reach in the United States and abroad. He said Grow International plans to leverage the collective purchasing volume of the merger to lower equipment costs for operator franchisees.

Wyland and Sprout Healthy Vending chief executive Richard Clasby will serve as co-chief executives of Grow International and share staff between the company’s Irvine, CA, headquarters and its recently completed Portland, OR, facility.

Grow International said it is planning an IPO sometime in 2014.


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