Private-label brands and products are increasingly taking on lives of their own in the minds of consumers. 7-Eleven’s private-label grab-and-go Hummus & Pretzels “dip and chip” container features a combination of protein-packed chipotle garlic hummus with savory, salty pretzels.
Lake Jackson, Texas
Buc-ee’s has become synonymous with “all things jerky,” thanks to its extensive array of dehydrated meats, available fresh in a deli counter format, as well as prepacked for a quick grab-and-go protein fix. Buc-ee’s offers more than 20 flavors to choose from, everything from its best-selling Bohemian garlic to classic pepper turkey jerky.
Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J has introduced a protein-infused cup filled with pepperoni slices and cubes of cheddar cheese for consumers looking for a savory protein snack. Packaged in an easy-to-transport plastic cup with lid, these Pepperoni Cups are ideal for on-the-road snacking and fit in a vehicle’s beverage holder.
TravelCenters of America
TravelCenters of America has branded its better-for-you snacks StayFit to call them out to customers. The products include healthier options such as fresh fruit and veggies, cheese snacks, cereal bars, nuts, yogurt, water and more. All of these options are marked with the StayFit logo on easy-to-spot shelf tags, according to the company. Most locations also offer free StayFit Fitness Options, including mapped walking trails, bean-bag toss games, horseshoe pits and basketball courts. Fitness rooms are also provided for professional driver customers.