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No more cookies: Kroger’s offering free piece of fruit for kids

Kroger is promoting healthy living through a new initiative that gives kids free fruit to munch on while their parents do the grocery shopping.

The Cincinnati-based grocery retailer piloted its “Free Fruit for Kids” program in several stores starting last year. Parents can grab a piece of fruit for their children to eat from the produce section.

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The program has already expanded to some local stores. A store associate at the Kroger location at 2917 W. Alex Bell Road told this newspaper that the program started about a month ago.

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The Kroger store at 2115 E. Dorothy Lane in Kettering is also offering free fruit for kids now. The Dayton Daily News has reached out to Kroger to obtain a full list of area stores participating in the initiative.

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