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Rutter’s Introduces New Appetizers

New biscuits, battered sweet corn bites and cheeseburger bites greet hungry customers. Rutter’s has heightened its commitment to providing the widest selection of fast food in central Pennsylvania by adding three new menu choices, including biscuits. The biscuits to the menu, not only enhance Rutter’s breakfast selection by giving customers another choice for their breakfast

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Developing an Effective Menu

Foodservice operators must regularly develop new products and tweak old ones to pique consumer interest and attract repeat business. By Heather Henstock, Contributing Editor. Nice N Easy Grocery SHOPPES has long offered salads and sandwich melts. But the two menu lines didn’t reach their full potential until the convenience store chain hired three trained chefs

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Rutter’s Announces September Prize Winners

Register, Scan and Win Sweepstakes delivers prizes to lucky customers.    Rutter’s delivered good news to many loyal customers this week, announcing the latest winners in the Register, Scan and Win sweepstakes. The grand prize, a 42-inch flat screen TV, was given to Kimberly Moser of Wrightsville, Pa., who couldn’t believe her luck. “I can’t

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Rutter’s Announces Eighth Free Gas Winner

Customer Tammy Lawyer wins 12 months of free fuel-ups at Rutter’s Farm Stores.  This week, Rutter’s Farm Stores announced the eighth customer to win free gas for a whole year in the convenience store chain’s Fuel Up Free summer contest.   Tammy Lawyer of Hanover, Pa., gained entrance into the Fuel Up Free summer contest

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Rutter’s Trains Through the Web

Rutter’s Farm Stores now trains its new employees through online training services having teamed with both Ready Training Inc. and Targeted Solutions. Rutter’s Farm Stores has launched a new partnership to bring online training services to its employees. The company will work with Ready Training, Inc, a full-service online training company, and Targeted Solutions, a

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Rutter’s Reveals Winners For Summer Contest

A loyal Rutter’s customer wins big in the chain’s “Register, Scan and Win” contest. Summer is heating up in Central Pennsylvania thanks to more prizes being awarded to loyal Rutter’s customers in the “Register, Scan and Win” contest. Among the winners was Joshua Welty, of Red Lion, Pa., who won a free month of gas.

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Rutter’s Rewards Second Free Fuel Winner

Contest winner credits his daily Rutter’s coffee trips with helping him nab the prize. Garry Ferree of Glen Rock, Pa., is the second winner of a year’s worth of gasoline in Rutter’s Fuel Up Free Contest. Ferree, who travels around the south central Pennsylvania area for work each week, visits a number of area Rutter’s

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Million-Dollar Lottery Ticket Sold at Rutter’s

A $20 instant scratch-off ticket for the Million Dollar Cash Fever game resulted in a big prize for a lucky Rutter’s customer. A winning million-dollar ticket was sold at Rutter’s Farm Store No. 4 in Wrightsville, Pa. Its winner claimed the prize for the ticket, which was purchased in early June, at the Pennsylvania Lottery

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Rutter’s Announces Free Gas Winner

During Rutter’s Summer Gas Giveaway that runs through September, two customers per month (eight total) will win free gas for a year. The commute to Hershey, Pa., that Angela Gilbert of Marietta makes each day just got a little easier; Gilbert is the first winner of free gas for a year in the Rutter’s Farm

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Rutter’s Spin and Win Mobile App Now On Android

After positive feedback from iphone customers, Rutter’s makes its Spin and Win game more accessible. Rutter’s Farm Stores’ virtual game, Spin and Win, is now available to Android smart phone users. The game, which debuted in May, was previously available only to iPhone users. Spin and Win is the newest piece of Rutter’s nationally recognized

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Rutter’s Donates to York Chapter of Make-a-Wish

Rutter’s Farm Stores presented Ann Waltman from the Greater Pennsylvania and southern West Virginia chapter of the Make-a-Wish Foundation with a check for $34,000 on June 3. The money will be used to grant 10 wishes to local children. “We believe in the good work of the Make-a-Wish Foundation, and we’re glad to have the

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Rutter’s Kicks Off Sumer Gas Giveaway

Every time customers purchase a hot beverage they are entered to win free gas. Rutter’s Farm Stores’ Summer Gas Giveaway is starting off hot. In June, each time Rutter’s customers purchase a hot beverage at a Rutter’s store and scan their registered Rutter’s Reward card, they’ll be entered into a drawing to win free gas

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Rutter’s Beefs Up Menu Options

Oatmeal, by-the-slice cheesecake among new items. York, Pa.-based Rutter’s Farm Stores is pleased to introduce four new delicacies; oatmeal, cheesecake, pretzel dogs and fried green beans, to its expanding touch screen menu, whetting the appetites of Rutter’s customers across central Pennsylvania. “Adding oatmeal to our breakfast offering was an easy decision to make,” says Jerry

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Rutter’s Fayetteville Store Opens

“This store represents all the things we’ve been working on through the years,” says Rutter’s CEO. Rutter’s Farm Stores celebrated the grand opening of its newest store Tuesday, May 10, in Fayetteville, Pa., at U.S. 30 and Pa. 997, Public Opinion News reported. Rutter’s President and CEO Scott Hartman kicked off the festivities by cutting

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The Electronic Frontier

The popularity of e-cigarettes has risen substantially over the past couple of years, giving retailers an opportunity to make up for shrinking tobacco profits. By Frank Seltzer, Contributing Editor. Electronic cigarettes are a relatively new product, but for convenience stores they are beginning to make a big impact on sales. Electronic cigarettes were invented just

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Complying with Cigarette Sales Restrictions

As the noose tightens on menthol products, convenience store retailers are learning to accept the latest limitations placed on tobacco products. By: John Lofstock, Editor. Cigarettes will soon carry new warning labels as the question for retailers becomes how to market a product whose package basically urges consumers not to buy it. Federal legislation handed

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Rutter’s Rewards Latest Sweepstakes Winners

The Register, Scan and Win Sweepstakes provides Rutter’s customers with chances to win an array of prizes from a car wash to free coffee. This week, York, Pa.-based Rutter’s Farm Stores awarded more than 900 prizes to loyal customers in the second month of the yearlong Register, Scan and Win Sweepstakes. One prize, a coupon

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Rutter’s To Open New Fayetteville Store

The new location brings local jobs and fresh foods, and incorporates energy efficient features. A new Rutter’s Farm Store scheduled to open in early May is expected to bring 40 jobs to the Fayetteville, Pa. area, the Public Opinion News Online reported. Construction on the location began in November for the convenience store located at

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Equipped for the Foodservice Battle

Whether operating a hot or cold food program, new equipment enhances quality, productivity and profitability. By Pat Pape, Contributing Editor. Over the past few years, the economic climate has discouraged many foodservice operators from investing in new equipment or product offerings. But that situation may be changing. Some convenience retailers are testing new tools and

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In Touch with Foodservice

The latest technologies being used to manage c-store food programs—from touchscreens and POS ordering terminals to digital signage—are allowing marketers to enhance communications and streamline operations. By Pat Pape, Contributing Editor. A busy office worker steps up to the touchscreen terminal and gently presses a colored photo of a fresh deli sandwich. With a few

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Rutter’s To Award 1,000 Prizes Monthly

In addition to cents-off-per-gallon savings, Rutter’s customers gain sweepstakes entry by using their rewards card. Rutter’s customers have saved money on millions of gallons of gasoline using the Rutter’s Rewards loyalty program. Now Rutter’s Rewards has introduced the latest way to earn benefits with the “Register, Scan and Win Sweepstakes,” which will award more than

Rutter’s Breaks Ground For New Store

Rutter’s Farm Stores has broken ground for a 5,200-square-foot convenience store at routes 30 and 997 in Greene Township, Franklin County. The 24-hour store is expected to support 80 jobs during construction and create 40 permanent jobs when it opens this spring. It will be Rutter’s fourth store in Franklin County and 57th in Pennsylvania.

Rutter’s Opens New Store

York, Pa., Rutter’s Farm Stores has opened its newest location, bringing some 40 permanent jobs to a 24-hour store at 1455 York Road, Monroe Township, Cumberland County. The store is at the junction of routes 74 (York Road) and 174 (Boiling Springs Road). Rutter’s has opened three Cumberland County stores-the others are in Shippensburg and

Rutter’s Announces Final Free Gas Winners

York, Pa.-based Rutter’s Farm Stores has announced  the final two winners of free gas for one year in its annual summer contest, “Fuel Up Free!” Charles Powers of Red Lion and Brenda Howard of Wrightsville are the seventh and eighth winners, respectively, in the contest, which ran from May 24 to Aug. 29. The other

Rutter’s Announces Sixth Gas Winner

Delane Smith of Wrightsville, York County, Pa., regularly stops for coffee at Rutter’s on his way to his housekeeping job at York Hospital. And just as regularly, he enjoys a witty give-and-take with employees at the Rutter’s at Route 30 and Sherman Street. “What can I do to get you to smile when you come

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