DUNCANNON, Pa. -- Rutter’s opened its largest convenience store on Aug. 8 in Duncannon, Pa., near Harrisburg, Pa. It is the regional chain’s 71st location.
- Rutter's is No. 96 in CSP's 2018 Top 202 ranking of c-stores by number of company-owned retail outlets. The chain won the CSP/Intouch Insight Mystery Shop study for a second straight year.
The Duncannon store is 10,540 square feet and situated on 10.5 acres of land. This location provides 14 automobile fueling stations, six dedicated high-speed truck diesel bays, 47 vehicle parking spots and 42 truck parking spots. The new store offers regular, midgrade and premium gasoline, along with automobile diesel. Rutter’s has expanded its fuel offerings to include unleaded 15, flex fuel, conventional nonethanol gasoline and kerosene. For trucks and commercial vehicles, Rutter’s provides high-speed truck diesel and diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).
The Duncannon Rutter’s features its largest restaurant as well, which provides a food and beverage menu with items such as 100% Angus beef burgers, chicken pot pie, pizza, ribs, turkey burgers, Red Bull smoothies, frozen lemonade and handcrafted beverages. Guests can enjoy indoor and outdoor seating that accommodates 40 people, free Wi-Fi and large restrooms.
This Rutter’s store features a Rutter’s 29-degree beer cave with a large selection of domestic, premium, craft and imported beer brands, along with local and national wines. Customers will also be able to enjoy fresh and local grab-and-go items from local farms, including blueberries, watermelon and squash.
The location also offers a CAT scale. It employs 50 people and operates 24 hours a day.
“The new store is located at the merge point for two major north-south highways north of Harrisburg,” said Scott Hartman, president and CEO of Rutter’s. “We’ve designed this location as a comfortable, convenient rest stop for both truck drivers and local travelers alike.”
Rutter’s will hold a grand-opening event on Aug. 15, with food samples, giveaways and more.
York, Pa.-based Rutter’s operates 71 locations in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Part of a family-managed group of companies, Rutter’s includes c-stores, a dairy and beverage company and a real-estate company. With roots dating back to 1747, Rutter’s 271-year history makes it the oldest vertically integrated food company in the United States, it said.
Photograph courtesy of Rutter's