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Fruits and Vegetables

MN WIC Program



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Fruit

Fresh Fruit (Any Variety)

Allowed

  • Any variety of fresh fruits - whole or cut
  • Organic OK

Not Allowed

  • No items from the salad bar, party trays, fruit baskets
  • No decorative vegetables and fruits
  • No dried fruit
  • No nuts, including peanuts, fruit/nut mixtures

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Fruit

Frozen Fruit (Any Brand)

Allowed

  • Any variety or mixture of plain fruits with no added sugar
  • Any bag or box package
  • Any size
  • Organic OK

Not Allowed

  • No added sugar
  • No products with artificial sweeteners like Splenda
  • No other ingredients
  • No products packaged in plastic tubs

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Fruit

Canned Fruit (Any Brand)

Allowed

  • Any brand packed in water or juice (no added sugar or artificial sweeteners)
  • Any plain fruit or fruit mixtures
  • Any container type (metal, plastic, glass)
  • Any size (except single serving packages)
  • Applesauce - unsweetened varieties only (no added sugar or artificial sweeteners)
  • Organic OK

Not Allowed

  • No added sugar
  • No products with any syrup (heavy, light)
  • No products with nectar, fats or oils
  • No products with artificial sweeteners like Splenda
  • No single serving packages
  • No pie filling
  • No cranberry sauce

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Fruit

Fresh Vegetables (Any Brand)

Allowed

  • All fresh vegetables except white potatoes (like red, russet or Yukon Gold)
  • Whole or cut vegetables OK
  • Sweet potatoes and yams OK
  • Plain bagged salad mixtures or bagged vegetables OK, without any added foods including salad dressing croĆ»tons, cheese, etc.
  • Organic OK

Not Allowed

  • No potatoes, except sweet potatoes and yams
  • No items from the salad bar or party trays
  • No decorative vegetables
  • No nuts including peanuts, fruit/nut mixtures
  • No spices or herbs (e.g. parsley, cilantro, dill, etc.)
  • No dried vegetables

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Fruit

Frozen Vegetables (Any Brand)

Allowed

  • Any plain variety or plain vegetable mixture (without white potatoes)
  • Any package type (bag or box)
  • Any size (except single serving packages)
  • Regular or low sodium
  • Yams and sweet potatoes OK
  • Organic OK

Not Allowed

  • No added sugar
  • No white potato products (including French fries, hash browns, tater tots, or other potato shapes
  • No vegetables with butter, fats or oils
  • No vegetables with sauces or cheese
  • No vegetables mixed with pasta, rice or other items
  • No single serving sizes

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Fruit

Canned Vegetables (Any Brand)

Allowed

  • Any plain variety or plain vegetable mixture (without white potatoes)
  • Any container type (metal, plastic, glass)
  • Any size
  • Regular or low sodium
  • Organic OK

Not Allowed

  • No added sugar
  • No added fats or oils
  • No white potatoes (like red, russet or Yukon Gold)
  • No pickled vegetables

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Fruit

Canned Tomatoes (Any Brand)

Allowed

  • Any plain variety whole, crushed or diced
  • Any size
  • Metal cans only
  • Organic OK
  • Regular or low sodium

Not Allowed

  • No added sugar
  • No soups, salsa, paste, sauces (pizza, spaghetti or tomato)
  • No fats, seasonings, or oils

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