Supermarket food, packaging and supplies distributorLipari Foods, Warren, Mich., said it purchasedEastside Deli, a Lansing, Mich. processor and supplier of ready-to-eat sandwiches for nearly 1,000 Michigan-based convenience stores and retail outlets.

Lipari said the deal "will bring world-class sandwich-making capabilities to Lipari’s vast offering of products for their customers." In turn, Eastside Deli can offer Lipari-sourced products and services to its customers.

Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.

“We are very excited about adding this dynamic group of people and capabilities to the Lipari Foods team,” said Thom Lipari, president and CEO. “Part of our tradition is the consistent pursuit of innovative solutions for our customers.”

Lipari Foods says it distributes a wide range of quality bakery, deli, packaging, seafood, grocery, and confectionary products to nearly 5,000 customers in more than 10 states.