Office of Nutrition Services
350 Capitol Street • Room 519 • Charleston, WV 25301-3715
phone: 304-558-0030 • fax: 304-558-1541

Juices

What is the selection criteria for West Virginia WIC approved juices?

Juice:

  • The brands of West Virginia WIC-approved 100% unsweetened fruit juice or vegetable juice are specified by the food list.
  • 12 oz. frozen juice only for pregnant, post-partum and breastfeeding women. 64 oz. juice only for children 1-5 years of age. 64 oz. juice is available in shelf-stable cans, plastic bottles, and refrigerated cartons.
  • Juice must contain a minimum of 120% of the RDI for vitamin C per 100 milliliters single strength or reconstituted frozen juice.
  • Available brands of juices are listed in the WV WIC Program Approved Food List.
  • The following are not allowed:
       
    • Juices with added sugar or sugar substitutes.
    • Fortification other than vitamin C.
    • Juice drinks; or juices with carbonation. 

Please contact the Nutrition Education Coordinator for the West Virginia WIC Program at 304-558-0030 with any questions.

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