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Foodservice Leaders

Food is a focus for many of the industry’s c-store retailers, but some operators have had a huge head start. Here are operators who have led the pack, followed by their signature offer.

RetailerSpecialty
Casey's General StoresPizza
QuickChekCoffee
Susser Holdings Corp., dba StripesTacos
Nice N Easy Grocery ShoppesReady-made take-home food
WawaHoagies
Ricker Oil Co, dba Ricker'sBurritos
CST Brands Inc.Whoopie pies
Maverik Inc.The Beast
Rutter's Farm StoresStir-fry
Sheetz Inc.Beer-battered fish
 
4 million
In 2012, San Antonio-based CST Brands’ Corner Store sold more than 4 million kolaches and 1.3 million whoopie pies from its nearly 1,900 sites.
 
1,600 calories
Served up at North Salt Lake City, Utah-based Maverik’s 264 sites, The Beast includes ham, sausage, bacon, eggs, cheese, hash browns and maple spread, sandwiched between a sliced glazed long john.
 
¡Queso-rrific!
Ricker’s ¡AhhBurritos! food truck will serve various street locations throughout central Indiana, where the Anderson, Ind.-based chain operates all of its 50 stores. Menu items will include several customizable options such as burritos, quesadillas, salads and nachos with plenty of toppings.