Health

Women, Infants & Children

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A public health program

General Mills is the leading manufacturer of federally WIC-eligible foods.

More than 300 of our products meet the rigorous nutrition requirements of the WIC program.

Among the popular brands that help WIC families meet the nutrition goals set by the WIC program are:

  • Cheerios
  • Chex
  • Kix
  • Progresso
  • Yoplait

Supporting WIC’s mission
In addition to food, General Mills develops and provides free nutrition education resources for WIC health professionals to share with participants.

General Mills WIC-eligible foods

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Breakfast cereal
General Mills has more than a dozen cereals eligible for WIC.

Each cereal is high in iron. All have more whole grain than any other single ingredient.

That means “whole” is the first ingredient listed on the package label.

  • Cheerios (original)
  • MultiGrain Cheerios
  • Cheerios + Ancient Grains
  • Kix Honey
  • Kix Berry Berry
  • Kix
  • Rice Chex
  • Corn Chex
  • Fiber One Honey Clusters
  • Wheat Chex
  • Dora the Explorer
  • Wheaties
  • Total Whole Grain

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Yogurt
Yoplait, Mountain High
and Liberté – over 150 delicious yogurts to help ensure participants meet their calcium needs.

There are various flavors and package sizes.

  • Yoplait and Mountain High: 32-ounce tubs and multipacks are the perfect fit for WIC.
  • Yoplait Original and Mountain High: 32-ounce tubs are fortified with Vitamin D.
  • Mountain High: 32-ounce tubs come in non-fat, low-fat and whole-fat options.

 

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Fruits & Vegetables
General Mills has over 120 products that qualify for the WIC programs.

These products include:

  • Cascadian Farm (frozen)
  • Muir Glen (canned and jarred)

Each helps to increase consumption of fruit & vegetables.

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Beans
Beans offer important nutrients including protein, fiber, folate, and potassium.

Busy lifestyles make canned beans the perfect way to encourage consumption of this important food group.

Progresso has six bean varieties that meet WIC requirements.