Health & Nutrition

As the country’s largest food retailer, we recognize our ability and responsibility to offer healthy product choices and services for the 11 billion customers we serve every day. We encourage our customers to include more healthful and nutritious products in their baskets, support wellness in our communities, and provide tools to help customers adopt healthier lifestyles.

Read more about our Health & Nutrition strategy in our 2020 ESG Report and 2019 ESG Report full PDF.

Comprehensive Services

How we improve health and nutrition is important to Kroger and our stakeholders. Kroger’s president of Pharmacy and The Little Clinic® oversees our health and nutrition strategies and programs. Our team of 22,000 healthcare practitioners — from pharmacists and nurse practitioners to dietitians and technicians — serves over 14 million customers every year.

OptUP App

Kroger’s innovative OptUP app scores shoppers’ food purchases for nutritional value and suggests better-for-you options.

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The Little Clinic
Promoting health

Kroger Health dietitians and technicians help customers 'fill' prescriptions for food as medicine to improve health.

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COVID-19 testing
COVID-19 testing

Kroger Health offers convenient drive-thru COVID-19 testing at select locations.

Food as Medicine

Kroger Health leads the company's Food as Medicine strategy, which complements the Pharmacy and The Little Clinic lines of business. We believe promoting long-term health and nutrition among our current and potential customers is a shared value proposition with the potential to improve population health and increase sales and customer loyalty

The Food as Medicine strategy aims for 20x5x2025: 20% improvement in five critical dimensions of population health: obesity, diabetes, food insecurity, cost and product assortment.

Here for everyone

Kroger Pharmacy technician Trinity Malone helps connect with Dallas customers navigating COVID-19 testing.

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Simple Truth® Emerge

Kroger introduced affordable plant-based fresh burgers and grinds to further expand our Simple Truth plant-based line for customers.

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Engaging customers

Kroger’s Wellness Your Way Festivals are designed to inspire our customers to embrace healthy lifestyles in their own way.

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