Take a look at some fast facts on Iowa-based Casey’s General Stores.

Casey’s is planning to open its first non-fuel convenience store in Des Moines’ Drake neighborhood. 

The Ankeny-based company was given approval last week to re-zone 3121 Forest Ave. for a 3,400-square-foot convenience store without fuel sales. The approval will allow Casey’s to request a conditional use permit to sell alcohol there. 

Katie Petru, director of communications for Casey’s, said plans are still in the works and the company does not have a firm timeline for building, nor can it share what will be sold at the new store.

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Carry out food items sit on display inside the Casey’s General Store location in Pleasant Hill. (Photo: Register file photo)

Casey’s shared the idea for adding non-fuel stores to its offerings with investors earlier this year as part of its three-year strategic plan, which includes adding 350