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Little General Acquires Five Stores

The company has purchased a total of eight stores from Prima Marketing this year. Little General Stores Inc. has acquired four stores in West Virginia and one in Ohio that were previously operated under the 7-Eleven brand by Denver-based Prima Marketing, The Charleston Daily Mail reported. The West Virginia stores are located in Hurricane, Scott

Food Sales Are On A Roll

Few things in life are easier than slapping together a sandwich. At home, that is. For c-store operators, operating a successful sandwich program is a complex matter that takes training, solid management, quality ingredients and, most of all, a commitment to a very different type of business than what they’re used to. Even then there

Meeting the Demand for Fresh Foods

Donna Sitka knows her way around convenience store foodservice. She is the foodservice manager for the 13 Tiger Tote Food Stores that have foodservice. Until recently that foodservice consisted of a successful fried chicken operation branded Mama’s Kitchen Fried Chicken and a failed Mexican food venture. The Gonzales, Texas chain of 23 stores, operated by

Gourmet To-Go

MarketFare Foods introduces new Bistro-To-Go Gourmet Deli Wraps. Premium ingredients, hearty portions of tender, seasoned meats and upscale packaging combine to provide a satisfying experience. These appetizing wraps are available in three mouthwatering flavors—Chicken Chipotle, Beef Steak Fajita and Philly Cheese Steak—individually wrapped in colorful packaging with enticing graphics and taste-tempting text. For more information

Sweet & Slow Roast

  Lettieri’s Inc. has launched one of the American consumer’s favorite sandwiches: Lettieri’s new BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich. The BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich is made from slow-roasted pork simmered in a mouth-watering tomato-based barbeque sauce, sweetened and mixed with just the right amount of molasses. A “hearty helping” (total product weight is 6.25-ounce) of BBQ

Sizzling Sandwiches

BLIMPIE Subs & Salads announces the availability of its new Grilled Sub line, which will include the Ultimate Club; Beef, Turkey and Cheddar; and a grilled Buffalo Chicken Melt. As with all BLIMPIE sandwiches, the ingredients of the new Grilled Subs are sliced fresh to order before grilling. In addition, there will be regional offerings

Walgreens Tests Fresh Food

Walgreens is venturing into convenience store territory as it begins to conduct a test of chilled foods at 12 of its stores this fall, feeling out its ability to thrive in the growing fresh foods market, the Wall Street Journal reported. Walgreen spokeswoman Tiffani Washington confirmed the test noting the fresh food initiative could help

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