Marco Beverage Systems Acquired By Middleby Corporation

Sandyford based Marco design and manufacture innovative and energy-efficient beverage dispense solutions that can be found in coffee shops, offices, hotels, convenience stores and restaurants all over the world.

They state that : Whilst our origins are proudly Irish, Marco has grown to become a globally recognised provider of beverage solutions. We see this step with Middleby as a unique opportunity to continue strengthening our brand and business globally.

The Middleby Corporation supplies equipment to the global foodservice, beverage and residential catering industry as well as food processing and bakery equipment. Middleby provides Marco with unrivalled access to their Coffee Solutions Group, Consolidated Independent Rep Groups, inclusion in the Innovation Kitchens and exposure to chain accounts.

Middleby and Marco align on their drive towards beverage innovation with Middleby’s Innovation Kitchen showcasing and demonstrating the most advanced solutions in the catering and foodservice industry. We are excited to bring our stylish, space, and labour-saving solutions to their beverage portfolio including the Marco POUR’D, an award-winning innovation in cold beverage dispense and the Marco FRIIA hot, cold and sparkling water system.

Drewry Pearson, Executive Chairman at Marco says: “The acquisition of Marco by Middleby is an incredibly exciting start of the next chapter for Marco. We are incredibly proud of what our team has achieved and with Middleby’s reach and support, look forward to continued success in delivering innovative solutions for the beverage world with and for our customers.”

Marco and Middleby also share a core value of care for their employees, partners, and communities. Marco Beverage Systems has been awarded two-time Deloitte Best Managed Companies in 2021 and 2022 and Middleby was named a World’s Best Employer by Forbes in 2022. Marco recently announced we are the first small-medium Irish business to support the Nature Trust and Middleby is a proud philanthropic partner to organizations addressing food insecurity.

At Marco our purpose to “Re-imagine Beverage Excellence Everywhere.” We try to embody this purpose through listening, being curious and creating solutions in an open minded and collaborative way.  We are incredibly proud of what Marco has achieved over the last 40 years and we will carry on our customer promise of discovering better solutions together. We see the beverage industry constantly evolving and we look to the next chapter with Middleby as an exciting opportunity to explore and shape the future of beverage excellence.

Article Published: 10/01/2023