Last updated on April 11th, 2017 at 02:56 pm
ShopRite has expanded the free fruit program it launched earlier this year to five more stores in Pennsylvania and New Jersey that are owned and operated by ShopRite of Hunterdon County.
Under the program, children 12 and younger receive a free banana, clementine or other seasonal fruit while shopping with a parent or guardian. The fruits are located in the produce aisle; the program is overseen by a team of in-store dietitians.
“We are committed to offering parents ways to provide healthier food choices for their children while shopping in our stores,” says Jeannie Colallilo, director of community relations for ShopRite of Hunterdon County. “We believe that teaching children to develop good eating habits at an early age is extremely important. We’re happy to provide our customers with an easy way to demonstrate to their children that fruit is fun and delicious.”
The free fruit program is now available at ShopRite of Bethlehem and the ShopRite of Yardley in Pennsylvania and ShopRite of Clinton, ShopRite of Flemington and ShopRite of Greenwich in New Jersey.