Stop & Shop expand access to ‘produce prescription’ prepaid card, Supermarket News

Stop & Shop plans to go chainwide with a program that offers food insecure consumers prepaid debit cards “prescribed” by health care providers to buy fresh produce.

Quincy, Mass.-based Stop & Shop said yesterday that the Fresh Connect program from nonprofit About Fresh is now accepted at more than 100 stores in eastern Massachusetts. Plans call for the Fresh Connect — piloted initially at Stop & Shop’s Grove Hall store in Dorchester, Mass. — to roll out to the supermarket chain’s 400-plus stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey by early spring.

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