Headquarters:Sandersville, Ga.
No. of Stores:48
Average Store Size:1,700 sq. ft.
Rank:123
States of Operation:
Family Business:Yes

Jet Food Stores' competitive advantages are its Southern-style customer service, wide array of fresh food items and market-leading prices on cigarettes. It operates 48 stores in rural towns south of Atlanta and distributes fuel to another 50 sites. The company employs about 600 people.

More than 30 locations have delis, full breakfast, lunch and coffee. On average, fuel stores have four MPDs that pump about 60,000 gallons per month. Jet Food Stores sets itself apart from its competitors by offering convenient locations, friendly, well-trained staff and clean store conditions. Being located in a rural area, it largely relies on repeat business. The company supports the NephCure Foundation.

Source: Convenience Digital Resource Library, Technomic