Bevles Parent Adds Consumer Brand
The Legacy Companies, already parent to 16 foodservice and consumer brands, has folded another company to the latter with its acquisition of Avanti Products. The Doral, Fla., company makes compact consumers appliances including refrigerators, freezers, ranges, microwave ovens, ice makers, and water dispensers. The Legacy Companies’ foodservice portfolio includes Bevles, Blakeslee, Chef’sChoice, Excalibur, General, Kold-Draft, Jos. Heinrichs, Legion, Maxx Cold, Maxx Ice, and Zeroll.
Legacy, based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was founded in 1998 as dual companies, Greenfield WorldTrade and Asbury Food Service.