Minimum Stocking Levels for WIC Approved Foods

This list provides the minimum stocking levels of WIC approved foods that Missouri WIC Retail Vendors must meet to fully transact all WIC checks presented before, during, and after a heavy volume of WIC redemption activity.  WIC Vendors are an integral part of the success of Missouri’s WIC program in improving the nutritional health status of women, infants and children by supplying nutritious foods for purchase by WIC participants.

Full Service Grocery Store Stocking Requirements

WIC STOCKING REQUIREMENT CHANGES EFFECTIVE
OCTOBER 1, 2016

TIER 1 - PEER GROUP 1 AND 2 STORES

CATEGORY STOCKING REQUIREMENTS
Infant Fruits 3 varieties, 72 total containers
(Jars and/or twin-packs)
Twin-packs equals 2 containers.
Infant Vegetables 3 varieties, 72 total containers
(Jars and/or twin-packs)
Twin-packs equals 2 containers.
Infant Meats 3 varieties, 24 jars total
Infant Cereal 2 varieties, 6 boxes/containers total
Cold Cereal 3 varieties, 24 boxes/bags total
At least one (1) variety must be a whole grain.
Hot Cereal 6 boxes/bags total
Frozen Juice Concentrate 3 varieties, 12 cans total
Ready To Serve Juice (64 oz. only) 3 varieties, 18 containers total
Salmon

2 types, 12 cans total
Sardines
Tuna
Peanut Butter 6 jars total
Dried Beans & Peas 3 varieties, 6 bags total
Canned Beans 2 varieties, 24 cans total
Cheese 3 varieties, 9 lbs. total
Eggs 12 dozen of large
Yogurt Where available
Tofu Where available
Soy Milk Where available or upon request
Whole Milk and 2% 6 gallons total
Skim and 1% 12 gallons total
Dry Milk Where available
Lactose Free Milk Where available
Buttermilk Where available
Evaporated Milk Where available
Goat Milk Where available
Whole Grain Breads

2 of the 4 of whole grain types; 18 units total
Tortillas
Brown Rice
Whole Wheat Pasta
Frozen FruitsĀ  2 varieties, 18 bags/containers total
Frozen Vegetables 3 varieties, 24 bags/containers/boxes total
Fresh FruitsĀ  5 varieties of fruits, 5 pounds per variety
Fresh Vegetables 5 varieties of vegetables, 5 pounds per variety
Formula Enfamil Infant - Powder - 12 cans
AND
12 cans total of:

(One variety or in any combination of one or more of the below varieties)
Enfamil Gentlease - Powder,
Enfamil Prosobee - Powder,
Enfamil AR-Powder,
Enfamil Reguline - Powder

 

WIC STOCKING REQUIREMENT CHANGES EFFECTIVE
OCTOBER 1, 2016

TIER 2 - PEER GROUP 3 AND 4 STORES

CATEGORY

STOCKING REQUIREMENTS

Infant Fruits 3 varieties, 96 total containers
(Jars and/or twin-packs)
Twin-packs equals 2 containers.
Infant Vegetables 3 varieties, 96 total containers
(Jars and/or twin-packs)
Twin-packs equals 2 containers.
Infant Meats 3 varieties, 48 jars total
Infant Cereal 2 varieties, 6 boxes/containers total
Cold Cereal 3 varieties, 24 boxes/bags total
At least one (1) variety must be a whole grain.
Hot Cereal 6 boxes/bags total
Frozen Juice Concentrate 3 varieties, 18 cans total
Ready To Serve Juice (64 oz. only) 3 varieties, 18 containers total
Salmon

2 types, 12 cans total
Sardines
Tuna
Peanut Butter 12 jars total
Dried Beans & Peas 3 varieties, 12 bags total
Canned Beans 3 varieties, 24 cans total
Cheese 3 varieties, 12 lbs. total
Eggs 12 dozen of large
Yogurt 6 containers
Tofu Where available
Soy Milk Recommended 6 half-gallons
Whole Milk and 2% 12 gallons total
Skim and 1% 24 gallons total
Dry Milk Where available
Lactose Free Milk Where available
Buttermilk Where available
Evaporated Milk Where available
Goat Milk Where available
Whole Grain Breads


3 of the 4 of whole grain types; 36 units total
Tortillas
Brown Rice
Whole Wheat Pasta
Frozen Fruits 3 varieties, 36 bags/containers total
Frozen Vegetables 5 varieties, 60 bags/containers/boxes total
Fresh Fruits 5 varieties of fruits, 10 pounds per variety
Fresh Vegetables 5 varieties of vegetables, 10 pounds per variety
Formula Enfamil Infant - Powder - 24 cans
AND
18 cans total of:

(One variety or in any combination of one or more of the below varieties)
Enfamil Gentlease - Powder,
Enfamil Prosobee - Powder,
Enfamil AR - Powder,
Enfamil Reguline - Powder