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Sweet Corn Field Wisconsin Midwest

It is officially sweet corn season in the Midwest. Farm fields have grown tall and the corn is ready to be enjoyed...on the cob, in a casserole, as a side dish, you name it! 

We LOVE sweet corn and wish it was in season all year long. But then again, the fact that the local corn harvest comes around once a year makes it that much more special. Plus, it got us thinking of all the wonderful snacks made from corn that can be enjoyed all year long at The Store. Lend an “ear” and we’ll tell you all about ‘em! 

1. Popcorn 

Of course popcorn made our list of delicious corn-based snacks. It’s light, airy, filling, and downright a-maize-ing. Find low calorie popcorn options like SkinnyPop and BOOMCHICKAPOP at The Store. These satisfying snacks come in fun flavors like Sea Salt, White Cheddar and Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn — most of which have less than 40 calories per cup! Now that’s smart snacking. 

2. Corn Nuts 

Corn Nuts are another no-brainer – after all, “corn” is right in the name! This crunchy corn kernel snack is as flavorful as it is satisfying. When you’re in the mood for a mid-day munchie or late night bite, The Store has you covered. You’ll find Original, BBQ, Ranch and Jalapeno Cheddar Corn Nuts in our locations. 

3. Tortilla Chips 

Grab some salsa, because tortilla chips are next on the list! The Store stocks a wide variety of Tostitos tortilla chipsincluding Scoops, Multigrain, Hint of Lime, Strips and more. They’re perfect for dipping in queso, salsa, taco salad, or anything else you can think of. Pro Tip: Spread tortilla chips on a microwave-safe plate and sprinkle the top with shredded cheese. Pop it in the microwave and ~voila~ instant nachos! 

P.S. – We can’t forget about our favorite flavored tortilla chips: Doritos! Whether you’re a Nacho Cheese die-hard or a Cool Ranch fanatic, The Store has what you’re craving. 

4. Bugles 

Bugles are another “corny” snack you’ll find at The Store. Besides being the best finger hats ever, Bugles posts awesome photos on Instagram. Seriously, they’re so funny! We highly suggest following @buglesmemes. Oh yeah, and Bugles are delicious…did we mention that already? At The Store, we’ve got ‘em in Original, Ranch, Nacho, Bold BBQ, Hot Buffalo, Churro, and Caramel. 

If you’re looking for an option with some serious personality, Bugles is the snack for you. 

5. Chex Mix 

Next up, Chex MixNow, we know there can be heated debate regarding which Chex Mix pieces are superior (*ahhem* rye chips) but we can all agree that Chex Mix is a great snack for any occasion. Entertaining? Lounging on the couch? Setting off on a Road Trip? Chex Mix is the answer. 

And guess what? The yellow Chex pieces are made from corn, so they’re the star of this show (sorry, rye chips). The Store offers Original, Cheddar, and Bold Party Blend flavors. Try them all and find your favorite! 

6. Cereal 

Aww “shucks”, we almost forgot that one of our favorite cereals is made from corn: Frosted Flakes! We already know they’re Grrrreat, but the fact that one of the main ingredients is corn makes this cereal even better. And hey, you never really outgrow breakfast cerealespecially when it’s this good. Pick up a box at The Store and start each day with a bowl, a spoon, and a mouthful of delicious corn flakes! 

7. Lakeview Vodka 

The last item on the list is for our Guests age 21 and older to enjoy. Lakeview Vodka comes from a locally-distilled spirits line, Northern Oasis Spirits. This liquid libation is made from 100% upper Midwest corn – the best kind of corn, of course. And, we’ll let you in on a few “kernels” of truth: Lakeview Vodka is all-natural, gluten free, and contains no artificial ingredients or additives. It’s versatile and tastes great in a martini, Bloody Mary, or your cocktail of choice. After all, every drink is better with a “view”! 

Enjoy the sweet corn season while it lasts, Midwesterners. Try every crazy corn on the cob recipe you can find (and share your favorites with us, please). But, when the season comes to an end, you can count on The Store to have your favorite “corny” snacks all year round. We’ll see you next time! 

The Store Gas Station Coffee Bar

You’re probably familiar with The Store’s tagline: Gas, Food & More! But what exactly does that mean, what’s included in the “More” category, and why should you care anyway?  

 

Well, our tagline conveys one key point…The Store is your one stop shop for everything you might need to refuel your vehicle and yourself.  

The Store is not just any old convenience store, and we’re proud of that! Let us explain:  

Gas 

This is the obvious one…we have gas to keep your car moving! Leaded, unleaded, premium, diesel, we’ve got it all! No matter what your ride needs, we’ve got fuel at low prices and convenient locations. And the coolest part? We proudly sell North American fuel products, helping to support American jobs and keep your money in our communities. Whether you’re gassing up on your way home from work or before heading off on a road trip, trust us to provide great fuel at awesome prices! 

Food 

Alright, now we’re on to the second (and more delicious) part of our tagline. Before you roll your eyes and think “Doesn’t every convenience store have food?” hear us out. Plenty of C Stores might have food, but it’s not like our food! 

Of course, we offer typical gas station snacks: candy bars, chips, beef jerky, granola bars, soda, juice and the like. Not to toot our own horn, but you’ll find a pretty wide range of these products at every location of The Store! Additionally, The Store has a large bakery selection with fresh cookies, muffins, donuts and pastries. However, it’s what we offer outside of these items that we think really sets us apart. 

When you visit us, you’ll find fresh-brewed Aromas coffee to help you to make the most out of your day. Whether your palate favors black, flavored, or seasonal coffee, we’ve got you covered.  

And the fresh beverage choices don’t stop there! In most markets, you’ll find Bean-To-Cup and F’real machines! What are these intriguing contraptions, you might ask? Our Bean-To-Cup machines grind and brew delicious coffee beans right before your eyes…it doesn’t get any fresher than that! And, to make things cooler (literally), the F’real machines allow you to customize milk shakes, smoothies, and blended coffee drinks in a variety of flavors. Try ‘em out…these drinks are almost as fun to make as they are to drink! 

Mmm…smell that? That tasty scent is coming from our hot, fresh, ready-to-go food selections! In the mood for a burger, fries, cheese curds, or fried chicken? We have all these options and many more at The Store! We’re all about offering quick, convenient, and quality options to our Guests.  

Whether you need a quick breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner for the family, The Store has everything you need! 

More 

But wait, there’s still more! 

In addition to gas, snacks, beverages, fresh bakery items and hot food selections, you’ll find a whole lot more within our aisles.  

From cough drops to air fresheners and Advil to auto oil, The Store has your everyday needs covered. Out of milk, bread, butter, or eggs? Skip a trip to the supermarket and pick up these household staples much more quickly at The Store! 

But what’s the very best thing you can find at The Store? Our helpful, kind, smiling Associates, of course! 

No matter where or when you visit The Store, a friendly face is sure to greet you and help you find whatever it is you might need. Our top priority is great Guest service – let us help make every day more friendly and convenient for your family.  

So, the next time you need gas, food or more, we’ll see you at The Store!