The communities have been unbelievably supportive just for that reason, if you look at the “why” behind it, it goes back to one person which is our owner, Don Zietlow, he’s had the vision of what you see today…(on supporting rural communities by offering high quality food).

Brad Clarkin

Director Of Production Operations, Kwik Trip

We had the opportunity to chat with Brad Clarkin, Director Of Production Operations for Kwik Trip.We find out some inner workings of this chain of convenience stores, from the origins of the Blueberry Dunker Donut to how it has stepped in to serve rural communities acting as the neighborhood grocery store. And, their path to offering healthy and organic choices as well. Listen and see what’s next for this ever-growing roadside stop.


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