Corner Store Warms Up Fall Menu

Offering BBQ pork ribs, jalapeno Whoopie Pie, Cheddar Biscuit Breakfast Sausage Kolache

Published in CSP Daily News

SAN ANTONIO -- As fall football season approaches, Corner Store is introducing several new menu items--BBQ pork ribs, a Sweet Jalapeno Whoopie Pie and a Jalapeno Cheddar Biscuit Breakfast Sausage Kolache under the store's signature Fresh Choices brand.

"As cooler weather and football season set in, we wanted to introduce a little warmth and spice into the menu," said Hal Adams, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for CST Brands Inc., Corner Store's parent company.

Corner Store's new BBQ pork ribs are perfect for sideline snacking and make a terrific pairing with the new Sweet Jalapeno Whoopie Pie made with fresh-baked, spicy jalapeno cornbread and a cream cheese filling.

For breakfast, the Jalapeno Cheddar Biscuit Breakfast Sausage Kolache pairs two of the chain's classic items.

The BBQ pork ribs are $4.99 for three pieces, the Sweet Jalapeno Whoopie Pie is $2.49 for a three-pack or 99 cents each, and the Jalapeno Cheddar Biscuit Breakfast Sausage Kolaches are $1.99 each.

All items are available for a limited time while supplies last.

Within a few years of launching the Fresh Choices, the signature food line has grown to 185 items. In 2012, Corner Store sold more than four million kolaches and 1.3 million whoopie pies.

Other Fresh Choices items baked fresh in Corner Store kitchens include cookies, donuts and breakfast tacos on homemade tortillas.

On the roller grill, Corner Store offers a variety of signature-label all-beef hot dogs and sausages on white or wheat buns, dressed up with a selection of fresh condiments and free chili and cheese.

In addition to Fresh Choices baked and packaged goods, the Corner Stores carry U Force energy and sport drinks, Cibolo Mountain coffee, FC bottled soda, Flavors2Go fountain drinks and ICEEs.

CST Brands Inc. is one of the largest independent retailers of motor fuels and convenience merchandise in North America. Based in San Antonio, it employs nearly 12,000 team members at nearly 1,900 locations throughout the southwestern United States and eastern Canada offering a variety of convenience merchandise, beverages, snacks and fresh food.

In the United States, CST Corner Stores sell Valero fuels and signature products such as Fresh Choices baked and packaged goods, U Force energy and sport drinks, Cibolo Mountain coffee, FC Soda and Flavors2Go fountain drinks. In Canada, CST is the exclusive provider of Ultramar fuel and its Depanneur du Coin and Corner Stores sell signature Transit Cafe coffee and pastries.

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