Food Package

Overview

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) food packages provide supplemental foods designed to meet the special nutritional needs of pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women as well as infants and children up to five years old.

Food Package Benefits

The WIC foods:
  • Encourage more whole grains and fiber
  • Increase fruit and vegetable intake
  • Provide nutrients during pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood
  • Support cultural food preferences 

Possible Included Items

The WIC food package may include:
  • Brown rice
  • Canned / dried beans
  • Fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables
  • Whole grain cereals and breads
  • Whole wheat and soft corn tortillas
  • Yogurt
  • Tofu
  • Soy milk
  • Cultured buttermilk 

For More Information

If you have questions or are ready to participate in WIC, contact us at (417) 864-1540 or visit us at:
440 E. Tampa St.
Springfield, MO 65806