Gate Petroleum owns Gate, a chain of convenience store that features grab-and-go cold items—such as deli sandwiches, salads, fruit cups and yogurt—and hot items like breakfast sandwiches, tamales and hot dogs with a self-serve condiment station. Some stores have added fresh-made pizza. Some units offer Yobe-brand, self-serve frozen yogurt and topping stations.

In addition, Gate features a broad range of beverage options, including Best Bean coffee, iced tea and a fountain beverage machine. Customers can also choose from several flavors of frozen drinks, including ICEE- and Kraft-brand slushes.

The company also operates concrete plants, office parks, private clubs and resorts.

Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic

Headquarters:Jacksonville, Florida
No. of Stores:68
Average Store Size:3,200 sq. ft.
Rank Last Year:90
States of Operation: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina
Family Business:Yes