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Thorntons Opens Kitchen-Focused C-Store

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Convenience-store retailer Thorntons Inc. has announced that the kitchen is now open at the chain’s newly remodeled store in its hometown of Louisville, Ky. This c-store concept focuses on bringing fresh food and beverages to customers on the go and providing a variety of options throughout the day.

In addition to traditional roller grill items, this store will feature hot breakfast, lunch and snack items that are prepared fresh on site. For breakfast, customers can choose from a variety of sandwiches or burritos. Lunch options include pizza, sandwiches, fresh fruit and a variety of salads. For in between meals, customers can enjoy snacks such as fresh soft pretzels or fresh baked cookies.

Other features of this c-store include a full bakery case and an ice cream bar. The bakery case is re-stocked daily with fresh items including doughnuts, pastries, cookies and more. The ice cream bar offers vanilla soft serve and a variety of toppings including Butterfinger crumbles, M&Ms and Oreos.

This store is the next to open in the series of stores that are focused on making Thorntons a food and beverage destination. Customers can currently find these stores across the Louisville and Southern Indiana area.

Thorntons is one of the leading independent gasoline and convenience chains in the United States. Operating throughout the Midwest, it has 182 gas stations, convenience stores, car washes and travel plazas in six states: Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee and Florida. Thorntons distributes its petroleum products through its wholly owned Thornton Transportation Co. and operates a river bulk storage terminal in Louisville.


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