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Rutter’s Opens 2nd New Store in 2019 with New Altoona Location

The New 6th Avenue store marks the company’s third store in the Altoona market.

YORK, PA.  March 6, 2019:  Today, Rutter’s opened their 74th convenience store, the third in Blair County, Pennsylvania. The New Rutter’s is located at 3000 6th Avenue, a main thoroughfare into the city of Altoona.

“We are very proud to be a part of the Altoona community and look forward to our continued planned growth in the area.” said Scott Hartman, President and CEO of Rutter’s.

The new Rutter’s is 8,223 square feet and provides 10 fueling positions. This Altoona location offers new auto fueling options, including flex fuel, unleaded 15, and ethanol-free gasoline, along with the standard choices of regular, mid-grade, and premium gasoline, and auto diesel. Rutter’s is a full-service convenience store, offering a quick service restaurant with seating for 30, a wide variety of fresh and packaged foods, and general merchandise. Additionally, this new location will offer an assortment of beverage options, including local and national wine, and feature Rutter’s 29-degree Beer Cave, with a vast selection of: domestic, premium, craft, and imported beer and cider. This beverage assortment will also include fresh milk and teas from the Rutter’s dairy business that opened nearly 100 years ago.

The award-winning food and beverage menu offered at Rutter’s is designed around quality, freshness and local ingredients. Breakfast is served 24/7 and highlighted by items such as waffles, french toast sticks and build your own breakfast sandwiches with over 30 free toppings. Rutter’s Menu has been recognized as number one in menu variety with around the clock lunch and dinner offerings, such as Rutter’s signature specialties: chicken pot pie, BBQ beef short ribs, battered cod sandwiches and the famous Route 30 burger.  Coffee lovers can order specialty latte’s and cappuccino’s, or create their own coffee masterpiece at the extensive coffee bar.

Guests can also enjoy free WiFi, large restrooms and beverage coolers, which provide access to over 600 selections of cold drinks. This location will employ 50 team members and will operate 24 hours a day.

The Grand Opening event will take place on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 from 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM. Rutter’s CEO will cut the ribbon, after presenting donations to serve local charities. The Kunzler truck will be there on hand to give out free hot dogs to customers. Attendees can also enjoy food samples from Rutter’s extensive menu, promotional giveaways and more, including a visit from local Altoona country star Ricky Lee!

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About Rutter’s

Rutter’s is a privately-held chain of convenience stores headquartered in Central Pennsylvania.  Widely recognized as an industry leader in food service, innovative technology, and customer service, receiving awards for International Convenience Retailer of the Year, 1st Nationally in Brand Loyalty and Customer Fit, and Food Service Retailer of the Year, Rutter’s operates 74 locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia.  Part of a family managed group of companies, Rutter’s includes convenience stores, a dairy and beverage company, and a real estate company. With roots dating back to 1747, Rutter’s 272-year history makes it the oldest vertically-integrated food company in the United States.

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