MAJOR RETAIL CHAIN KUM & GO ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF E15 AVAILABILITY - Growth Energy
WASHINGTON, DC — In response to the announcement today that Kum & Go, the fifth-largest, privately held and company-operated convenience store chain in the U.S., will be offering E15, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, issued the following statement:
“We are thrilled to hear that Kum & Go will be offering E15, providing motorists with a choice and savings at the pump. Kum & Go prides themselves on their exemplary service and a drive to give the customer more than what they expect, and this latest announcement underscores their role as an innovator and leader in the convenience store marketplace. Furthermore, this announcement shows that customer demand for higher blends of homegrown, renewable fuels, such as E15, is growing and Kum & Go is taking the necessary steps to deliver what the marketplace demands and what the consumer wants.
“Kum & Go has always given back to the communities they serve, and by offering E15, they are not only providing a choice at the pump, but they are supporting American jobs, our rural economy and our environment by offering a cleaner burning fuel."