Convenience stores are known for fast service saving consumers time. Rutter’s on the other hand has not only done that they have developed consumer loyalty offering great grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food that their consumers consider ‘restaurant quality’ according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.
Rutter’s recently opened their newest store that is home to the Rutter’s largest restaurant. Among the items on offer are Rutter's 100-percent Angus beef burgers, chicken pot pie, pizza, ribs, turkey burgers, Red Bull smoothies, frozen lemonade and various handcrafted beverages.
The team at Rutter’s has expanded fresh fast food to include produce that is conveniently located in grab-and-go cases at stores that edify family meal planning and elevate the ‘halo’ of better-for-you’ fresh food items from Rutter’s with items the ilk of watermelon, blueberries, cherry tomatoes, sweet corn and squash. The watermelon, blueberries and tomatoes come in ready-in-eat packaging, while the sweet corn and squash are packed whole to be used as part of a meal cooked at home.
Ryan Krebs Director of Foodservice stated “Rutter’s has an agricultural, dairy and foodservice history spanning several hundred years in the central Pennsylvania community, and with our fresh and local focus we are supporting businesses throughout the Mid-Atlantic region while offering our customers healthy, economically sustainable products,”… “
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