WIC information for retailers

The Massachusetts WIC Nutrition Program has approximately 900 authorized vendors, statewide, to process WIC transactions.

WIC approved stores include:

  • Large chains
  • Medium independents
  • Chain pharmacies
  • Independent pharmacies
  • Commissaries
  • Small neighborhood grocery and convenience stores

The vendor's role is critical and essential in making the WIC Program successful.

Apply to be a WIC vendor

WIC vendors are an important part of the Massachusetts WIC Nutrition Program. If you'd like to apply to be a vendor, you must understand the rules and regulations. Check the vendor application packet (PDF) | (DOCX)

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UPC database

WIC provides a complete listing of authorized Massachusetts WIC Approved Items Universal Product Codes (UPC) and produce Product Look-up codes (PLU) (PDF) | (XLS).

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Vendor policies

You must display WIC shelf labels to identify approved foods. Refer to the WIC shelf label policy for labeling and printing instructions.

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