Transforming the Marketplace

Twice Daily

Year Committed: 2015
Length of Commitment: 3 years

Committed to expand healthier food offerings, with more fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy, healthier packaged foods and healthier made to order or grab & go options. Twice Daily will also focus on in-store promotion of healthier products, as well as other tactics geared toward making the healthy choice the easy choice.

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Verified Results

    • Commitment Element

      All Twice Daily stores meet all the commitment elements.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy continues to strengthen its commitment to increase access to healthier food and beverage options and is making progress toward meeting all commitment elements in its Twice Daily stores.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer at least eight (8) categories of fresh fruits and/or vegetables.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy met the goal to offer at least eight categories of fruits and vegetables in all Twice Daily stores.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer at least four (4) categories of whole grain products.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy met the goal to offer at least four whole grain products in all Twice Daily stores.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer at least four (4) categories of low-fat dairy products.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy met the goal to offer at least four nonfat and low-fat dairy products at each Twice Daily store.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer at least twenty (20) healthier food products.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy met the goal to offer at least twenty products that meet PHA Healthier Food and Beverage Criteria in all Twice Daily stores.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer a minimum of seven (7) Grab & Go items, which meet PHA's definition of a Healthier Recipe.
    • Progress To Date

      Currently, Twice Daily stores offer two items meeting the criteria, making progress toward meeting the goal of offering at least seven Grab & Go items that meet PHA’s definition of a Healthier Recipe at each Twice Daily store.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer at least one (1) Healthy Combo Meal that meet nutrient and food profiles.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy offered one food combo pack that met PHA Healthier Recipe criteria in its Twice Daily stores for four months of the last reporting year and is making progress toward offering at least one healthy combo that is available throughout the year.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide prices that incentivize the purchase of fresh fruit and vegetables.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy provided pricing that incentivized the purchase of fresh fruits with 3 fresh fruit offerings priced at least 25% below most comparable items.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide prices that incentivize the purchase of whole grains products.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy provided pricing for whole grain rich products that is equal to the pricing of products that do not qualify as whole grain in all Twice Daily stores.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide prices that incentivize the purchase of low-fat dairy products.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy provided pricing for low-fat and nonfat dairy products that is equal to the pricing of higher-fat dairy products in all Twice Daily Stores.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide prices that incentivize the purchase of healthier packaged food and beverage products.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy provided pricing for healthier food and beverage products that is equal to the pricing of comparable products that do not meet PHA healthier criteria in all Twice Daily Stores.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide prices that incentivize the purchase of healthier Grab & Go items.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy provided pricing for the two healthier Grab & Go items offered that is equal to the pricing of comparable items that do not meet PHA criteria in all Twice Daily Stores.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide prices that incentivize the purchase of Healthy Combo Meals.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy provided pricing for healthier food and beverage combos that is equal to the pricing of comparable combos that do not meet PHA healthier criteria in all Twice Daily Stores. Tri Star Energy continues to make progress toward offering healthy combos throughout the year and incentivizing the purchase of those combos.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Institute a policy that requires a minimum of five (5) healthier products within three (3) feet of the point of sale counter in all stores.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy is in the process of implementing Esstar "Stay Healthy On The Go" food stations at the point of sale in all Twice Daily Stores. Esstar food stations are currently in ten Twice Daily Stores on the store floor and implementation of under the counter racks in all stores is planned for Spring 2017.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Institute a policy that requires a minimum of ten (10) pictures representing healthier foods and beverages within each store or at the pump.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy met the goal to promote healthier foods and beverages through photos, videos and other marketing materials with visual promotions available in each store, on store fronts and at the gas pump in all Twice Daily stores.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Donate 1,000 cases of Twice Daily private label bottled water through various community events (24 bottles per case, 16.9 oz. bottles) each year.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy donated 2,498 cases of Twice Daily private label water through various community events, exceeding their goal to donate 1,000 cases.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      In select Twice Daily stores, conduct a pilot community donation effort whereby day-old Twice Daily pre-packaged fresh deli items are donated to a local food agency, with potential to expand this effort chain-wide.
    • Progress To Date

      Seven Twice Daily stores provided 78 donations of pre-packaged fresh deli items to twelve different community organizations between June 2016 and January 2017.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Include a 'Fit Fact' in each weekly electronic employee newsletter to share health-promoting lifestyle tips to company workforce.
    • Progress To Date

      Tri Star Energy includes a “thinkfit” section of each weekly electronic newsletter to share health-promoting lifestyle tips with the company workforce.

    • Implementation Date

      October 2018
    • Reporting Date

      January 2017

Partner Statement

“At Twice Daily, we continue to look for ways to offer our guests healthier options. Our first year with PHA has been invigorating and eye-opening. We are implementing healthier options at the register with the help of a local company, Esstar, that strives to offer alternatives to traditional c-store fare such as healthier on-the-go, non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free and kosher offerings. We continue to review our fresh food options to integrate new healthier, natural, and simple menu options. We are excited to continue making the healthy choice, the easy choice in the coming years through our partnership with PHA.”