About

EG Group is the world’s leading independent fuel station and convenience retailer, with a diversified portfolio of sites across 8 countries in Europe and North America. By the end of 2018, the business will operate c5,000 sites, employing more than 25,000 people and generating pro-forma annualised revenues in excess of US$20 billion globally.

As part of its strategy to deliver profitable growth, EG Group partner with premium brands across its product and service offerings. On the fuel side, EG Group partner with prominent fuel brands such as Esso, BP, Shell and Texaco. In convenience retail, the business has cultivated relationships with well-known retail and grocery brands such as SPAR, Louis Delhaize and Carrefour, while EG Group’s food to go partners include brands such as Starbucks, Subway, Burger King, KFC, Greggs and Pomme de Pain.

EG Group has made a significant commitment to delivering a modern consumer retail offer which exceeds expectations and creates a true ‘one-stop’ retail destination to satisfy multiple consumer missions. The business is regularly recognized for innovation and investment; Zuber Issa and Mohsin Issa, Founders and co-CEOs of EG Group, were jointly named the 2016 NACS Insight European Convenience Industry Leader of the Year.

Further information is available at www.eurogarages.com.

Loaf 'N Jug History

Loaf ‘N Jug was founded by Sam Sharp and Paul Jones in 1973. The first convenience store was established in Fowler, Colorado. Loaf ‘N Jug quickly grew to 52 locations, and was purchased by Kroger in 1986. The main headquarters was established in Pueblo, Colorado. The stores became a staple in middle America, expanding into other states such as Wyoming, New Mexico, Montana, Nebraska, and the Dakotas. In 2018, all 152 Loaf ‘N Jug convenience stores were purchased by EG Group.

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First Loaf 'N Jug convenience store opened by Sam Sharp and Paul Jones.
Loaf 'N Jug expands to New Mexico.
All 52 Loaf 'N Jug convenience stores are purchased by Kroger.
Loaf 'N Jug grows to 95 locations.
Loaf 'N Jug loyalty cards are introduced.
Kroger awards Loaf 'N Jug with C-Store Division of the Year & Customer In-Store Experience Awards.
Kroger awards Loaf 'N Jug with C-Store Division of the Year & Customer In-Store Experience Awards for the second year.
All 152 Loaf 'N Jug convenience stores are purchased by EG Group.