Vending is a multi-generational company with strong ties to the
started in the food and beverage industry in the 1920s with a local
cart. Once prohibition ended, M.M. Farrell (Gramp) moved into the
industry. In the mid-1930s the company offered both beer and
offering Pepsi-Cola along with our own local beverages under the
Corp name. In the 1940s Dominion Dry separated from the beer side
family company completely and became L.E. Farrell Company owned by
Farrell, M.M.’s son.
Farrell Company grew over time to carry more and more Pepsi branded
and ceased production of Dominion Dry. L.E. Farrell Company was
passed down to Louis’ son, Skip, in 1981.
forward a few years to October, 1995. At this point Skip decided to
company in a new direction with the purchase of Patrick’s
Vending, a vending
company that had been in business for over 50 years. So began the
we are today -- Farrell Vending Services.
Vending quickly became one of the leaders in full-line vending.
came quickly and we tripled in size by 1998, largely because of the
of Middlebury Vending. We then became a Canteen Franchise in
opening up the opportunity for us to sell nationally branded
have continued to grow over the years and in 2005 we acquired All
2007 Skip decided to retire from the Pepsi business and sold that
L.E. Farrell Company. As a result, we moved our offices into our
location, returning us to the very building in which it all started all
years ago as a Pepsi bottler.
has now taken a step back from the day-to-day vending side, passing
onto yet another generation. His daughter, Samantha Farrell, is
leading the team.
continue to grow and the future is bright. Our customers include
education institutions, shopping malls, office buildings, Global
too many more to mention.