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Why Do Kroger Gas Stations Use a Different Logo?

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On the grocery store:

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On the Kroger Fuel location in the parking lot of said grocery store.

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Then there's another iteration of the top logo:

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I think it has something to do with Kroger buying Turkey Hill MinIT Market in the mid-1980s and Kroger have been lazy to fully update their gas station brands in some locations.

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The map logo would make a cool Kroger logo. It does look like the lower 48, but it also kinda looks like a "K." Instant classic waiting to happen.

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I like in central ohio and ours look like this.

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I think my parents still have travel mugs with the old indian head logo.

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In Cincinnati, we have the Turkey Hill logo on gas stations but it says Kroger instead of Turkey Hill. Like the person above me said, it's the opposite in Central Ohio where the gas stations actually say Turkey Hill.

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I think my parents still have travel mugs with the old indian head logo.

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These signs (and the stores themselves) are an essential part of my childhood experience. Turkey Hills were my minimarts growing up and received a bulk of my allowance in exchange for Icees (the baseball logo cups which included the team jackets, which I kick myself for ever getting rid of), Slim Jims, and candy. Thanks for the nostalgia trip, Shumway.

Edit: One more note about those cups. They are the genesis of my "logo nerdness" and I can link those cups to my membership of this forum. Damnit, thanks to Google and Ebay, my day is completely shot, lol.

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I like in central ohio and ours look like this.

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Is that in Polaris?

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It's Loaf 'N Jug in North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska.

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I saw that logo associated with a Tom Thumb branded station in Florida. When we got them here, I thought they changed the stations to Kroger brand because of the Tom Thumb Grocery brand.

I'm branded out.

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I think my parents still have travel mugs with the old indian head logo.

Indian-Head-Sign-first.jpg

These signs (and the stores themselves) are an essential part of my childhood experience. Turkey Hills were my minimarts growing up and received a bulk of my allowance in exchange for Icees (the baseball logo cups which included the team jackets, which I kick myself for ever getting rid of), Slim Jims, and candy. Thanks for the nostalgia trip, Shumway.

Edit: One more note about those cups. They are the genesis of my "logo nerdness" and I can link those cups to my membership of this forum. Damnit, thanks to Google and Ebay, my day is completely shot, lol.

I have a stack of them at my parents' house. Some of them are actually on my bookshelf...I guess that's how I decorate my home.

Hell, are there Turkey Hills in Downingtown? I always stop at Wawa off Bell Tavern. Then again, I pass it going to and from work every day.

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Geez, that makes three of y'all either from or living in (or near) Downingtown...

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I think my parents still have travel mugs with the old indian head logo.

Indian-Head-Sign-first.jpg

These signs (and the stores themselves) are an essential part of my childhood experience. Turkey Hills were my minimarts growing up and received a bulk of my allowance in exchange for Icees (the baseball logo cups which included the team jackets, which I kick myself for ever getting rid of), Slim Jims, and candy. Thanks for the nostalgia trip, Shumway.

Edit: One more note about those cups. They are the genesis of my "logo nerdness" and I can link those cups to my membership of this forum. Damnit, thanks to Google and Ebay, my day is completely shot, lol.

I have a stack of them at my parents' house. Some of them are actually on my bookshelf...I guess that's how I decorate my home.

Hell, are there Turkey Hills in Downingtown? I always stop at Wawa off Bell Tavern. Then again, I pass it going to and from work every day.

Yeah, on Lancaster Ave. near the train station. Its kind of shady, so I avoid it. We go to the one in Thorndale instead since we live on that side of town.

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So as a Canadian who merely occasionally shops and/or buys gas at a Fred Meyer, is the Turkey Hill lemonade/tea brand a Kroger house brand, or a full-on coincidental Whole Other Thing?

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So as a Canadian who merely occasionally shops and/or buys gas at a Fred Meyer, is the Turkey Hill lemonade/tea brand a Kroger house brand, or a full-on coincidental Whole Other Thing?

I know they sell Turkey Hill lemonade and tea in Kroger. Is that what you meant?

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So as a Canadian who merely occasionally shops and/or buys gas at a Fred Meyer, is the Turkey Hill lemonade/tea brand a Kroger house brand, or a full-on coincidental Whole Other Thing?

Kroger owns both the store chain and the dairy which produces the tea, lemonade, and ice cream. The dairy operates as a separate company and distributes its products in non-Kroger stores.

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