The operation that keeps Kwik Trip stores humming represents a top-to-bottom economy in itself.

Because of that, any time a new store opens, it generates a ripple effect in Wisconsin that creates office, manufacturing, food production, distribution and other jobs across a growing footprint. Kwik Trip makes many of the products on its shelves itself, using ingredients grown or produced in Wisconsin. Kwik Trip is growing at a steady clip, and so is its broader economic impact in Wisconsin.

“We outsource almost nothing,” said John McHugh, vice president of external relations.

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