As noted on the Washinton, DC Department of Health website, most major grocery chains (such as Safeway and Harris Teeter) accept WIC vouchers. In general however, the best way to find out if a particular store accepts them is to either call the store, or the local Health and Human Services department directly as the list of stores varies by state.Know More
While the USDA's WIC website itself does not contain a list of vendors, it can be used to access each individual state's program website, which provides lists of foods that can be purchased with WIC benefits, as well as information on that state's approved vendors.
The U.S. Women, Infants and Children federal program grants money to states to allow low-income families to purchase food from designated stores. It is targeted to breastfeeding, pregnant and postpartum women and their children up to age 5. According to the USDA Nutrition Service, these families are at risk of nutritional deficiencies without supplementary help.Learn more about Grocery
Lorenzo Smith opened the first Smith's grocery store in 1911. Lorenzo's son, Dee Smith, grew the company significantly from the late 1940s until his death in 1984. Fred Meyer acquired Smith's in 1997, and Kroger Company acquired Fredy Meyer in 1999.Full Answer >
As of 2012, the HEB grocery store chain had more than 350 operational stores in Texas and northern Mexico. Despite fierce competition from chains such as Tom Thumb and Kroger, HEB continues to be prosperous in the south.Full Answer >
Aldi grocery stores are owned by the Albrecht family from Germany. The name "Aldi" is a nickname for Albrecht Discount, which was the official name of the store chain until 1962.Full Answer >
Metro, Loblaws, No Frills, Food Basics and FreshCo all distribute grocery fliers in Toronto. The fliers are also available to view on the official websites of these stores.Full Answer >