WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Growth Energy and Pennsylvania-based Rutter’s announced that the convenience store chain will begin selling E15 – a fuel with 15 percent biofuel – at seven of its locations in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
“The success of Prime the Pump in opening the marketplace for E15 has opened the doors for more and more innovative retailers to offer their customers the E15 choice,” said Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor. “We are proud to welcome Rutter’s to the ever-growing E15 retailer family and look forward to giving even more American drivers an engine smart and earth kind fuel choice with cleaner burning E15.”
Rutter’s joins Casey’s, Family Express, Holiday, Kum & Go, Kwik Trip, MAPCO, Minnoco, Murphy USA, Protec Fuel, QuikTrip, RaceTrac, Sheetz, Cenex and Thorntons in offering E15 at nearly 1,400 stations across 30 states.
“At Rutter’s we take pride in in giving our customers the best choices whether in-store or at the fuel pump and we’re excited to be expanding our offerings with E15,” said Rutter’s President and CEO, Scott Hartman. “We look forward to continuing to work with Growth Energy to maximize our advantage with E15 while providing our customers with greater choice and value at the pump.”
To find their nearest E15 stations, Rutter’s customers can go to GetBiofuel.com.
Rutter’s is a privately owned and family managed group of companies that includes convenience stores, a dairy and beverage company, and a real estate company. With roots dating back to 1747, Rutter’s 271-year history makes it the oldest vertically-integrated food company in the United States. Rutter’s is 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 is currently guided by family leadership with Scott Hartman president and CEO, Todd Rutter as president of Rutter’s beverage company, and Tim Rutter as president of M&G Realty.
ABOUT GROWTH ENERGY
Growth Energy represents producers and supporters of ethanol working to bring consumers better choices at the fuel pump, grow America’s economy and improve the environment for future generations. Our organization’s national campaign — online at GetBiofuel.com — serves as the leading source of information for consumers seeking cleaner, more affordable fueling options. For more information on our organization, visit us at GrowthEnergy.org, follow us on Twitter @GrowthEnergy, or connect with us on Facebook.
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