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NACS Commitment With Partnership For a Healthier America

​NACS is the first retail association to make a commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America, as announced at PHA’s Building a Healthier Future Summit on May 11, 2017. Through its commitment, NACS will rely on PHA’s resources and expertise to help conveniences stores provide more visibility to healthier choices inside their stores.

Elements of the Commitment
Over the next three years, NACS will make key resources available to its members to help them determine how to carry additional healthier choices, as well as provide promotional materials related to Drink Up, PHA’s marketing campaign to encourage water consumption.

  • NACS and PHA have created a web-based nutrition resource that could help convenience stores identify products as being healthier options and assist them in defining their better-for-you sets. Click here to get started.
  • Drink Up marketing materials have been customized for NACS that encourage convenience store customers to stay hydrated and drink water. Read more about the Drink Up project here. Order and download free marketing collateral materials that you can use in your stores. Click here to learn more.
  • Continue to engage small-format stores, specifically corner stores and bodegas, that are often the only food source for residents in highly rural or urban settings. Currently, NACS delivers an annual Corner Store Forum held each October at the NACS Show as well as frequent webinars with the group throughout the year.
  • Provide healthier catering options and emphasize wellness at NACS events, including the NACS Show as well as at the NACS office.

NACS Membership Involvement with PHA
The following NACS retail members have joined PHA, each with unique commitments.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The following NACS distributor members have joined PHA, each with unique commitments.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Read more at PHA’s website about other that have committed to making the healthy choice the convenient choice. If you are interested in joining PHA, contact Carolyn Schnare, NACS Director of Strategic Initiatives to learn more at cschnare@convenience.org.

About the Partnership for a Healthier America
The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) ​is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that is led by some of the nation's most respected health and childhood obesity experts. PHA brings together public, private and nonprofit leaders to broker meaningful commitments and develop strategies to end childhood obesity.

 

 Learn More

 

Click here to read about the press release announcing the NACS Commitment with PHA. Hear about NACS's plan to revolutionize the industry to help curb the American obesity epidemic.

Read more in the July Issue of NACS Magazine.

To learn how your company can participate with PHA, please contact:

Carolyn Schnare
Director, Strategic Initiatives
(703) 518-4248
cschnare@convenience.org