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Wunder-Bar Buys Bubbler Line

Wunder-Bar, a part of The Middleby Corp., has acquired the line of Starline bubblers from the Cleland Sales Corporation. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Starline is a line of non-carbonated beverage dispensers. The dispenser can carry products such as iced tea, lemonade and fruit punch and comes in one, two or three-bowl models.

“Starline is an important acquisition for the Middleby Beverage Group as it is our entrance into non-carbonated drink dispense and expands our product offering in the category,” said Korey Kohl, Middleby Beverage Group president.

The products will continue to carry the Starline brand and Wunder-Bar will manufacture them in its Vacaville, Calif., facility. Production will begin in mid-May with product availability set for June 30, per a release announcing the deal.