Five Star Country Store Receives Cenex Star Store Award

Feb 13, 2024

Cenex presenting Five Star Country Store with 2023 Star Store Award
February 13, 2024

Five Star Cooperative (New Hampton, IA) has announced their Country Store in New Hampton is a recipient of the 2023 Cenex Star Store Award.

This distinction is awarded to CENEX stores that earned a perfect 100% without inquiry adjustments during the 2023 RED Inspection round. Retail Excellence Daily (RED) inspections are evaluations completed by mystery shoppers from June-September. They review the store’s performance in key areas of brand image requirements, cleanliness, safety and customer service. 

Five Star Energy Sales Director, Bruce Halvorson, states, “It is very difficult to achieve a 100% on these inspections. Great work to everyone who helped make this goal possible. This is something to be very proud of. Good job and keep up the good work.”
Visit the Five Star Country Store located at 1949 North Linn Ave, New Hampton, IA for all your Cenex fuel, Purina livestock feeds, TrueValue hardware, and convenience store items.

Rick Pleggenkuhle, Five Star Cooperative Retail Manager, congratulates the team, “The Country Store and Energy teams both do a great job maintaining the service station. A lot of work goes into keeping the pumps clean and maintaining an inviting appearance.”

Five Star Cooperative is a proud farmer-owned agricultural cooperative spanning across 14 counties with 18 locations in North Iowa that provides agronomy, feed, grain, energy, and retail products and services to their members and customers. They have been empowering farmers in their pursuit of yielding success since 1889. Visit for more information. Follow Five Star Coop on social media for the latest happenings. Facebook X YouTube LinkedIn

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