WIC Approved Whole Grain Choices

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Shopping Tip

You can choose a combination of whole grain choices up to the amount of ounces (oz) listed in your WIC benefits. Breakfast cereals don't count as a whole grain choice for your WIC benefits.

Brown Rice

Must be:

  • These package sizes only:
    • 16 oz of brown rice
      ​Or
    • 14 oz instant brown rice
      ​Or
    • If benefits issued is more than 16 oz, you can also choose a 32 oz size
  • Bags or boxes

You can choose:

  • Any brand
  • Gluten free
  • Extra long, long, medium, or short grain
  • Instant or regular
  • Non-organic or organic

Oatmeal

Must be:

  • These sizes only:
    • 16 oz
      ​Or
    • If benefits issued is more than 16 oz, you can also choose an 18 oz or 32 oz size

You can choose:

  • Bags or boxes
  • Cardboard cylinders
  • Any brand
  • Gluten free
  • Instant or quick
  • Non-organic or organic
  • Old-fashioned or regular
  • Rolled or steel-cut

Soft Tortillas

Must be:

  • 16 oz size only
  • Corn or corn masa soft tortillas or whole wheat soft tortillas
  • Only these brands:
    • Celia's
    • Don Pancho
    • Essential Everyday
    • Great Value
    • Guerrero
    • Kroger
    • La Banderita
    • La Burrita
    • Market Pantry
    • MiCasa
    • Mission
    • Ortega
    • Signature Select

You can choose:

  • Low sodium
  • Non-organic or organic

Whole Wheat Pasta

Must be:

  • 16 oz size only
  • Whole wheat or whole durum wheat
  • Only these brands:
    • Barilla
    • Bella Terra
    • Best Yet
    • Da Vinci
    • DeLallo Organic
    • Essential Everyday
    • Food Club
    • Full Circle Organic
    • Garofalo
    • Gia Russa
    • Great Value
    • Hodgson Mill
    • Kroger
    • Market Pantry
    • Natural Directions Organic
    • O Organics
    • Racconto
    • Ronzoni Healthy Harvest
    • Signature Select
    • Simple Truth Organic
    • Simply Balanced Organic
    • WinCo

You can choose:

  • Bags or boxes
  • Any type
  • Non-organic or organic

Whole Wheat Bread

Must be:

  • 16 oz size only
  • Either 100% whole wheat printed on the label or whole grain is the first ingredient on the ingredient list

You can choose:

  • Any brand
  • Loaf and sliced
  • Low sodium
  • Non-organic or organic
  • Sugar free

Whole Wheat Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns

Must be:

  • 16 oz size only
  • Either 100% whole wheat printed on the label or whole grain is the first ingredient on the ingredient list

You can choose:

  • Any brand
  • Non-organic or organic
  • Topped with seeds

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