press release

April 23, 2012

Christopher Brand
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Carlisle, PA – GIANT Food Store today announced its brand new State College fuel station will open for business on Wednesday, April 25 at 8 a.m. The new fuel station is located in the parking lot of the GIANT store at 255 Northland Center in State College. The fuel station will have eight pumps, each with a Pay-at-the-Pump feature. For customer convenience, gas mitts to keep hands clean and waterless hand soap, in addition to free air, also will be available. GIANT gift cards can be purchased and redeemed at fuel sites including the new State College fuel station.

“We are excited to bring the added value and convenience of onsite fuel to our State College customers,” said Scott Stephens, store manager. “Customers will not only be able to save inside our stores, but also outside at our new fuel pumps with the introduction of our Gas Extra Rewards program.”

For every $100 spent on grocery and pharmacy out-of-pocket expenses at any GIANT using a Bonuscard, customers will receive ten cents off per gallon of gas when they fill up as part of the Gas Extra Rewards program. Points can be earned and redeemed now through May 5. A new promotion will begin on May 6.


Headquartered in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT/MARTIN’S is a leading retail grocer in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, operating under the names of GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets and employing nearly 30,000 associates. Founded in 1923, GIANT and MARTIN’S have a long-standing commitment to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life for children in addition to working with hundreds of local organizations annually. GIANT/MARTIN’S was recently awarded the Golden Grocer Award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for its leadership in the fight against hunger. In addition, GIANT/MARTIN’S is one of the top ten fund-raisers in the country for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. GIANT and MARTIN’S are Ahold companies. For more information visit and Find us on Facebook at and