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FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. — Nutrisystem on Thursday announced that in order to meet growing consumer demand for its Nutrisystem D 5-Day Jumpstart Weight Loss Kit, the company has ramped up production and will offer its product in 3,700 Walmart stores by the end of June.
This new retail program for the Nutrisystem D weight loss kit and its expansion marks important progress in Nutrisystem's overall turnaround plan, led by CEO Dawn Zier. Nutrisystem D 5-day kits were first made available at retail earlier this year in 2,000 Walmart stores.
"A key element of our turnaround plan is to put a renewed focus on product and program innovation. Our Jumpstart kits embody this mandate, and we're pleased the kits are resonating with consumers," Zier said. "We're thrilled to offer our products at the world's largest retailer, and we applaud Walmart for all they're doing to help their customers live healthier lives."
The kit includes five breakfasts, lunches, snacks and dinners. Nutrisystem foods are intended to be combined with fresh grocery additions such as low fat yogurt, salad, fruit and vegetables. A free, sample meal planner and grocery shopping guide is included with all kits.
Nutrisystem is a national strategic partner of the American Diabetes Association and the Nutrisystem D plan meets the nutritional guidelines of the American Diabetes Association, the company noted.