Keasbey, NJ -- (March 2016)
– In honor of National Nutrition Month, ShopRite has declared March “Health & Wellness” month, and will be hosting free programs, in-store sampling events, and cooking classes focused on health and wellness.
“ShopRite is committed to being a year-round health and wellness resource for our customers and our community,” said Natalie Menza, Manager of Health and Wellness at ShopRite. “In March, we’re especially excited to have the opportunity to celebrate National Nutrition Month® with an exciting roster of specially-themed events, demos, and live cooking classes, all focused on helping our customers live better, healthier lives.”
Each year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recognizes March as National Nutrition Month through a campaign designed to educate and encourage the adoption of healthy eating and physical activity habits. This year, the theme for National Nutrition Month is to “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right,” which focuses on ways to add flavor to food, without adding sodium.
Customers can visit ShopRite.com
for a list of upcoming in-store events. Highlights of the month-long celebration include:
- ShopRite’s nearly 120 in-store Retail Dietitians will offer complimentary individual nutrition counseling, new “Savor The Flavor-” themed recipes, menu ideas, recipe makeovers and “shop-alongs.”
- ShopRite Dietitians will offer cooking demos, culinary classes for both kids and adults.
- ShopRite Dietitians will offer samples of innovative or specially selected “healthy” products.
For more information about National Nutrition Month at ShopRite, please visit www.ShopRite.com.
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ, and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With more than 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated more than $39 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999.