Kensington, Conn.  – Dec. 11, 2012 – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local CITGO Marketer Food Bag are offering customers free coffee, fountain drinks, and Monster Energy Drink tastings at four Food Bag CITGO Quik Mart locations in the Hartford area as part of their “Home for the Holidays” Customer Appreciation Week Dec. 11-14. Customers will also have an opportunity to sign-up for the new CITGO Rewards™ credit card, which allows users to earn five cents-per-gallon for all fuel purchases at any CITGO location.

The following Food Bag CITGO Quik Mart locations will be offering free coffee and fountain drinks from 1-7p.m. EST.  CITGO representatives will also be onsite to provide information about the CITGO Rewards credit card:


  • Tuesday, Dec.11 – 109 Berlin Turnpike in Berlin, Conn.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 12 – 1289 Farmington Avenue in Berlin, Conn.
  • Thursday, Dec. 13 – 384 Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield, Conn.
  • Friday, Dec. 14 – 559 Hazard Avenue in Enfield, Conn.

In addition, each location will hold a free tasting with Monster Energy Drinks from 1 – 4 p.m. EST on the designated “Customer Appreciation” day.

Food Bag is a locally owned, Connecticut-based company that has been fueling and servicing convenience store needs in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts for more than 40 years. Food Bag locations take pride in great customer service, and clean, well-maintained properties. Most Food Bag locations are open 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week, and exclusively market CITGO fuel.

CITGO is committed to giving back to the local communities it serves through its network of locally owned locations. CITGO Marketers and Retailers in Connecticut, like Food Bag, own and operate more than 200 CITGO locations and are proud to support their communities. For more information on the positive impact of the locally owned CITGO locations, visit www.CITGO.com.

CITGO, based in Houston, is a refiner, transporter and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products. The company is owned by PDV America, Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. For more information about CITGO, visit www.CITGO.com.


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