Nearly 2,500 Independent Grocery Stores Ask Congress to Oppose SNAP Restrictions

February 23, 2024 National Grocers Association

The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, alongside independent community grocers nationwide, sent a letter today to Congress opposing recent efforts within the FY2024 House Agriculture Appropriations bill to restrict SNAP purchases under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Meijer Now Offering SNAP Participants a Discount on Milk Purchases

December 28, 2023 Meijer 

In an effort to increase access to healthy food and beverages, Midwest retailer Meijer is now offering SNAP participants special discounts on select milk products.

SNAP Healthy Fluid Milk Incentive Program Expands to Additional 575 Stores in 16 States with Award to Auburn Hunger Solutions Institute

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released grant-approval to significantly expand the Healthy Fluid Milk Incentives Projects (HFMI)—a program established by Congress in the 2018 Farm Bill and one of the Department’s key nutrition incentive programs for participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

BJ’s Wholesale Club Now Accepts SNAP via Instacart for Same-Day Delivery

November 6, 2023 Instacart

BJ’s customers can enter their SNAP card information as a form of payment on their Instacart profile, making it easy to use SNAP benefits when shopping on Instacart. They can also split the payment at checkout and use both their SNAP card and other payment methods to complete their weekly shop in one order. 

Kroger Expands Fresh Food Access with EBT Payment Acceptance for SNAP Online Grocery Orders Nationwide

October 27, 2023 Kroger

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it now accepts EBT payment for digital Pickup and Delivery orders across Kroger Family of Stores, expanding customer access to fresh, healthy foods under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).