Convenience stores, eager to ring up more substantial customer purchases, are expanding beyond their traditional role as handy way stations for milk, bread and snacks by increasing their investment in fresh-meals options. More variety, more custom sandwiches, bigger portions, new hot items and more self-service are all directed at turning snacks breaks into mini meals, C-store officials and other industry sources told SN. Building on their morning coffee business in the last few years, ...
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