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Buc-ee’s opens 50th location, world’s largest convenience store

- General News
Since beginning its multi-state expansion in 2019, Buc-ee’s has opened travel centers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, Missouri, and Colorado. Buc-ee’s broke ground on the first Virginia and Mississippi locations earlier this year. 

Convenience giant Casey’s to acquire 63 stores from EG America

- Retail
The stores are located in Kentucky and Tennessee, and currently operate under the Minit Mart and Certified Oil banners.

Spice World debuts Easy Onion in 16-ounce jar

- General News
Spice World, the Orlando-based specialty produce company known for its fresh and convenient garlic, ginger, onion and shallots, has introduced a new 16-ounce jar of Easy Onion to its popular product portfolio.

H-E-B launches Fresh Bites convenience brand

- Retail
With the opening of the Leander location, H-E-B has 12 convenience stores throughout Texas. Starting this year, the company will continue its plans to update the layout of the remaining convenience stores to the H-E-B Fresh Bites brand with many also including a True Texas Tacos.

Good Foods debuts Grab & Go Packs

- General News
Good Foods, a leader in better-for-you dips and guacamoles, has introduced convenient Grab & Go snack packs (MSRP: $3.99) for two of its most popular products – Chunky Guacamole and Plant Based Queso Dip.

The Year Ahead: Convenience Drives Innovation

- Produce Blueprints
Convenience continues to be a buzzword throughout the greater food industry and is expected to be a key driver in all manner of innovation in 2022, from new varieties and value-added products to packaging.

Inspired Salads voted 2021 Best New Product at CPMA

- General News
The Star Group continues to innovate and respond to consumer demand for taste and convenience and earns a win for Best New Product at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s 95th annual Fresh Week with Inspired Salads.

Giant Food launches private-label cook-in-bag product line

- Retail
Giant Food, the leading greater Washington D.C. regional grocery chain, announces today its new private-label Cook-in-Bag product line of convenient meal solutions that will be available at all 164 Giant stores.

Arctic apple slices head to convenience store market

- General News
Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF), developer and grower behind the innovative Arctic apple, has announced the launch of Arctic apple slices to the convenience store market.

Crunch Pak’s new Lunch Kitz feature Toy Story’s Woody

- General News
Crunch Pak, the sliced apples specialist, is entering the meal replacement category with new Lunch Kitz.