September 22, 2014 5:13 AM ET

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Company Overview of K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.

Company Overview

K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc., doing business as Food City, owns and operates a chain of supermarkets in southeastern Kentucky, southwest Virginia, and northeast Tennessee. It offers baked breads, pies, desserts, and custom decorated cakes; cheeses, signature salads, and floral boutique; and fresh meat and seafood products, including beef, natural pork and chicken, and beef. The company also provides titles and games, and school supplies; hardware, cell phone accessories, gifts, toys, and health and beauty care items; bath tissues, paper towels, napkins, and cleaners; and grocery items. In addition, it offers fresh fruits and vegetables, cereals, pastas, canned goods, and frozen foods; and party ...

201 Trigg Street

Abingdon, VA 24210

United States

Founded in 1955





Key Executives for K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Director of Community Relations
Senior Vice President of Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. Key Developments

Food City Plans to Close Grocery Store on Kingston Pike Near Ebenezer Road by February 24

Food City plans to close its grocery store on Kingston Pike near Ebenezer Road by February 24. Employees of the store, at 8905 Kingston Pike in West Knoxville, will be offered positions at other Food City locations, so the closing means no jobs lost.

Bebida Beverage Company Announces Partnership with Food City Grocery Chain for 105 Stores

Bebida Beverage Company announced that the Company has signed a partnership agreement with the Virginia-based supermarket chain, Food City. The partnership includes KOMA Unwind Relaxation drinks and shots to be carried by 105 grocery and convenience stores in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee. This agreement was the result of KOMA Unwind friends involved in NASCAR. Food City is very community-oriented and involved in local efforts and has partners with farmers in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee which bring local produce to its customers while helping local farmers. The Food City name has also become synonymous with NASCAR racing in the area with its sponsorship of two of the sport's most popular races, the Food City 500 and Food City 250 at the Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. As the second longest running sponsor in NASCAR, Food City has also contributed over half a million dollars to local organizations through its annual Family Race Night events.

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