PURCHASE, N.Y. — Stop & Shop is offering free produce for a year to winners of a healthy eating contest it is sponsoring, the Ahold banner said.
Through the end of this month, customers who purchase any 10 products designated as "Healthy Ideas" at one time using their Stop & Shop card will be automatically entered into the chain's Healthy New Year Free Produce for a Year sweepstakes.
"At Stop & Shop, we strive to make shopping for healthy foods easy," Stop & Shop New England Division in-store nutritionist Julie Menounos said. "With our Healthy Ideas shelf and product labeling system, customers can find truly healthy foods. With a little planning ,families can create shopping lists together and gather recipes, coupons and inspiration from our quarterly Healthy Ideas Magazine and weekly circular."
Customers can also pick up Kid Healthy Ideas, a free health-and-wellness magazine aimed at children aged 8 to 12 with health-related articles, games and recipes.
In other news, another Ahold banner, Giant Food Stores of Carlisle, Pa., announced the completion of eight store remodels in Pennsylvania and Virginia. The remodels include new decor, expanded product selections, beer gardens, sushi bars and more new features.