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

Minimum Stock Levels

Minimum stock levels are required of all authorized and applicant grocery vendors. An inability to obtain or continue to stock these amounts and minimum varieties in any category at the store site will result in application denial, or in the case of authorized grocery vendors, sanction points. Refer to the WV WIC-Approved Food List for approved foods and approved packaging sizes. During the on-site store review performed as part of the application process, a State WIC representative will check your stock levels to ensure these minimum levels are present on teh date of hte review.

WIC Vendors' Minimum Stock Grid (Class 1, Class 2, Class 3 and Class 4)

WIC grocery stores are required to meet the following minimum requirements of WV WIC-Approved Food at all times in order to be able to fill at least six drafts from different participants on any given day.

 Click here for the Minimum Stock Grid (Class 1, 2, 3 and 4) application.

Minimum by Category     Minimum Amounts             
Contract Infant formula**: Vendors must have all four brands: Similac Advance Early Shield, Similac Sensitive For Fussy and Gas and Similac Sensitive for Spit Up (powder and/or RTF) Similac Total Comfort AND Enfamil Prosobee Soy (concentrate, RTF and/or powder). **only contract formula is counted toward minimum stocking requirements

One Hundred Eighty - Six
(186) Containers
20 of which MUST be Enfamil Prosobee Soy (in any form)

Two varieties (flavors) of WIC Approved Gerber Infant Cereal Total of twelve 8.0 oz. boxes
Two varieties of single ingredient or combinations of single ingredient (ex. apple-banana) fruit without added sugars, starches, or salt (sodium)

Total of 64 - 4 oz. jars

Two varieties of single ingredient or combinations of single ingredient (ex. peas and carrots) vegetables without added sugars, starches, or salt (sodium)

Total of 64 - 4 oz. jars

Two varieties of infant food meat or poultry with added broth or gravy without added sugars or salt (sodium) Total of 64 - 2.5 oz. jars
Two varieties (by fat-content) of WIC Approved Milk Total of 16 gallons
Three varieties (types) of WIC Approved Cheese in one pound packages Total of 8 pounds
Four varieties (flavors) of WIC Approved Juice in 64 oz. containers Total of 8 - 64 oz. containers
Four varieties (flavors) of WIC Approved Juice in 12 oz. frozen concentrate containers Total of 24 - 12 oz. containters
Six varieties (brands) of WIC Approved Cereal Total of 288 ounces
Grade A Large White Eggs ONLY Eight dozen
One variety (type) of dried beans or peas Six 1 pound packages
Any brand, any combination of the following varieties: Black Beans, Great Northern, Kidney Beans, Navy Beans or Pinto Beans in 15 to16 oz. cans only Total of 32 - 15 to 16 oz. cans
One variety (type) of WIC Approved Peanut Butter Total of 8 - 18 ounce containers
One variety of WV WIC Approved Bread: Kroger: Healthy Live 100% Whole Wheat; Nature's Own 100% Whole Grain Sugar Free; Nickles: 100% Whole Wheat Bread; Pepperidge Farms: Stone Ground 100% Whole Wheat Bread; Swirl 100% Whole Wheat Cinnamon with Raisins Bread; Very Thin 100% Whole Wheat Bread; Sara Lee: Classic 100% Whole Wheat Bread; Schmidt's Old Tyme 100% Whole Wheat Bread; Weight Watchers Whole Wheat Bread and Multi Grain Bread Total 16 - 16 oz. loaves
Minimum of 4 types of fresh fruit and 4 types fresh vegetables (No white, purple, gold or red potatoes)  

WIC Vendors' Minimum Stock Grid (Class 5 Stores Only)

WIC grocery stores are required to meet the following minimum requirements of WV WIC-Approved Food at all times in order to be able to fill at least six drafts from different participants on any given day.

 Click here for the Minimum Stock Grid (Class 5) application.

Minimum by Category     Minimum Amounts             
Contract Infant formula**: Vendors must have all four brands: Similac Advance Early Shield, Similac Sensitive For Fussy and Gas and Similac Sensitive for Spit Up (powder and/or RTF) Similac Total Comfort AND Enfamil Prosobee Soy (concentrate, RTF and/or powder). **only contract formula is counted toward minimum stocking requirements

Ninety-three (93) Containers
10 of which MUST be Enfamil Prosobee Soy (in any form)

Two varieties (flavors) of WIC Approved Gerber Infant Cereal Total of six - 8.0 oz. boxes
Two varieties of single ingredient or combinations of single ingredient (ex. apple-banana) fruit without added sugars, starches, or salt (sodium)

Total of 32 - 4 oz. jars

Two varieties of single ingredient or combinations of single ingredient (ex. peas and carrots) vegetables without added sugars, starches, or salt (sodium)

Total of 32 - 4 oz. jars

Two varieties of infant food meat or poultry with added broth or gravy without added sugars or salt (sodium) Total of 32 - 2.5 oz. jars
Two varieties (by fat-content) of WIC Approved Milk Total of 8 gallons
Two varieties (types) of WIC Approved Cheese in one pound packages Total of 4 pounds
Two varieties (flavors) of WIC Approved Juice in 64 oz. containers Total of 4 - 64 oz. containers
Two varieties (flavors) of WIC Approved Juice in 12 oz. frozen concentrate containers Total of 8 - 12 oz. containters
Three varieties (brands) of WIC Approved Cereal Total of 144 ounces
Grade A Large White Eggs ONLY Four dozen
One variety (type) of dried beans or peas Four - 1 pound packages
One variety (type) of WIC Approved Peanut Butter Total of 4 - 18 ounce containers
One variety of WV WIC Approved Bread: Kroger: Healthy Live 100% Whole Wheat; Nature's Own 100% Whole Grain Sugar Free; Nickles: 100% Whole Wheat Bread; Pepperidge Farms: Stone Ground 100% Whole Wheat Bread; Swirl 100% Whole Wheat Cinnamon with Raisins Bread; Very Thin 100% Whole Wheat Bread; Sara Lee: Classic 100% Whole Wheat Bread; Schmidt's Old Tyme 100% Whole Wheat Bread; Weight Watchers Whole Wheat Bread and Multi Grain Bread Total 8 - 16 oz. loaves
Minimum of 2 types of fresh fruit and 2 types fresh vegetables (No white, purple, gold or red potatoes)  

 

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