Snacks & Candy

Kangaroo Express Launches New 'Fresh Initiative' Bakery Case

Items include glazed doughnuts, muffins, Danishes, jumbo cookies

CARY, N.C. -- As part of its Fresh Initiative, The Pantry Inc. is celebrating National Pastry Day on December 9 with the official launch of new bakery options in Raleigh, N.C. The new bakery case at Kangaroo Express stores features glazed doughnuts, which are almost 40% larger than other brands; blueberry and banana nut muffins; cheese Danishes; and the jumbo chocolate chunk and oatmeal raisin cookies.

The bakery offering will include seasonal treats, such as a pumpkin muffin and maple long john for the fall, and red velvet muffins and donuts with holiday sprinkles for the winter. Each goes perfectly with a cup of Bean Street Coffee.

As part of the Fresh Initiative program, guests can purchase a doughnut for 49 cents with any size coffee.

In honor of National Pastry Day, Kangaroo Express will provide free samples of its new bakery line and Bean Street Coffee to customers at a Raleigh store. Customers will also receive a buy one, get one free coupon for any pastry item.

Click here for previous CSP Daily News coverage of The Pantry's Fresh Initiative.

Based in Cary, N.C., The Pantry is the leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern United States and one of the largest independently operated c-store chains in the country. As of August 8, 2011, the company operated 1,655 stores in 13 states under select banners, including Kangaroo Express, its primary operating banner. The Pantry's stores offer a broad selection of merchandise, as well as gasoline and other ancillary services designed to appeal to the convenience needs of its customers.

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