Numerator data shows SNAP spending down- General News
Numerator, a data and tech company serving the market research space, has published a SNAP Trip Tracker to understand longitudinal trends in SNAP / WIC usage and how SNAP shopping trips have changed in terms of frequency, composition, and location.
Walmart captures 26% of SNAP grocery spend- Retail
Numerator, a data and tech company serving the market research space, has published a SNAP Shopper Scorecard to analyze how retailer selection and spending differs between SNAP and Non-SNAP households, and identify the relative importance of the SNAP shopper group for each particular retailer.
The coming war on junk food- General News
I believe that the coming years will see a prolonged campaign in both parties and in broad swaths of society to create obstacles to purchasing junk food and fast food. Here's why.
Senator Marco Rubio calls for end to SNAP junk food subsidies- General News
How would Americans react to measures ending SNAP eligibility for junk food?
Something may be about to SNAP- Analysis
Some statistics are hard to believe. But that doesn’t mean they’re not true.
Meijer becomes first retailer to support SNAP benefits on Flashfood- Retail
In an ongoing effort to make fresh food more accessible, Meijer announced today an expansion of its Flashfood program, making it the first retailer nationwide to accept SNAP benefits through the app that allows customers to purchase surplus close-dated food at a deep discount.
USDA selects five states to test mobile contactless payments in SNAP- General News
The USDA Food and Nutrition Service is partnering with five states to test mobile payment technology in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP.
A snap in optimism over food stamps- Analysis
Biden administration proposals for expanding the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP, aka food stamps) jibed pretty well with the moonshot goals announced by the International Fresh Produce Association last summer.
NGA Foundation receives grant to advance SNAP online programs- Retail
The National Grocers Association Foundation has been awarded a $5 million grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service to establish a technical assistance center that will guide grocers through the process of implementing online Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) grocery purchasing.
Local Talley box program is now SNAP certified- General News
It’s estimated that 1 in 4 Californians—roughly 10 million people—struggles with food insecurity.