Posts Categorized: WIC Grocery Shopping

WIC Produce Benefits Update

Expanded Dollar Amount For Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Offered Through Sept. 2023 Good news!Texas WIC’s temporary fruit and vegetable dollar amount increase is now being offered through September 30, 2023!  The increased dollar amount for WIC produce benefits (fruits and vegetables) are for the following amounts: Children get $25 each month  Pregnant, postpartum and some breastfeeding […]

Texas WIC’s New Contract Formulas

On Oct. 1, 2022, Texas WIC’s new formula contract went into effect. The listed Similac productsbecome the corresponding Enfamil product. This Similac Product…. ….Becomes This Enfamil Product Similac Advance 12.4oz PWD  Enfamil Infant 12.5 oz PWD Similac Advance 20.6oz PWD   Enfamil Infant 12.5 oz PWD   Similac Advance 30.8 oz PWD   Enfamil Infant […]

Texas WIC Formula Changes Take Effect Oct. 1

On Oct. 1, Texas WIC’s new formula contract went into effect. Texas WIC’s contract for milk-based formulas has switched from Abbott Laboratories, the makers of Similac, to Mead Johnson, the makers of Enfamil products. The new contract is only for milk-based formulas. All other formula products remain unchanged.  “All WIC participants receiving standard milk-based infant […]

Texas WIC’s Expanded Fruit & Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru Dec. 16

The WIC Fruit, Vegetable Bump Extended Thru Dec. 16 Texas WIC’s extended fruit and vegetable benefits are now extended thru December! Congress approved the expanded benefits last week, which were set to expire at the end of September.   The new benefits are now available thru Dec. 16.  According to Texas WIC, “Participants who receive the […]

Primarily WIC Stores Coming to East Texas

Grocery Services North Opening Tyler, Longview Locations WIC grocery shopping is about to get easier for East Texans. Primarily WIC stores will soon open in Tyler and Longview. Grocery Services North will soon open its 10th and 11th Primarily WIC stores in East Texas.  The Tyler location will open at 225 East Amherst #700 and […]

New Primarily WIC Store Now Open In Plano

WIC grocery shopping just got easier for Collin County residents. Grocery Services North opened its 9th location in Plano, TX. The new location is at 1028 E. Park Blvd., Plano, TX 75074. The store is a primarily WIC grocery store and features the latest in shopping technology in English and Spanish, including a self-serve kiosk and a point-of-sale […]

Dallas WIC Kids: Fun Summertime Activity

Check Off  Mealtime, Playtime At Same Time!  Who said you couldn’t play with your food? Getting kids into the kitchen is a great activity to get their creative juices flowing. It’s also a great way to keep them interested in eating healthy, WIC foods.  Healthy WIC foods don’t have to be boring. In fact, you […]

Government Food Program Serves Up Produce

Expanded WIC Fruit, Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru September  Congress has approved another extension of WIC’s expanded fruit and vegetable benefits thru September 2022. WIC is a government food program that provides nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support and monthly food packages of healthy foods for pregnant women, babies and children up to age 5. “With the rising […]

Additional Texas WIC Fruit And Vegetable Benefits Extended Thru March

WIC clients are getting a little something extra for the new year: an extension on the expanded fruit and vegetable benefits. Texas WIC announced on its website that the expanded benefits will be offered through the end of March 2022. “This extension has different dollar amounts based on your category. Eligible clients will receive the following,” […]

Get More WIC Produce Benefits Until End of Year

Expanded WIC Fruit & Vegetable Benefits Extended Texas WIC is has extended popular WIC produce benefits to get even more fruits and vegetables through Dec. 31. The extra benefits will be added to your card to redeem with your other WIC benefits.  According to TexasWIC.org the extended fruit and vegetable benefits provide the following: Children get $24 […]