Which Healthy Food Promotion Strategies Within Grocery Retail Settings Are Most Promising?

Henry Wolgast, Mckenna Halverson, Nicole Kennedy, Isabel Gallard, Allison Karpyn
October 13, 2022

This review identifies intervention strategies implemented within U.S. grocery retail stores
that are effective in improving the healthfulness of shoppers’ food and beverage purchasing
and consumption. Results from our review demonstrate that nutritional scoring and
nutritional messaging were the most rigorously tested and effective interventions. Additionally,
simple interventions yield the most successful results and minimize shopper burden.


Summary of Findings: