Payment technology that empowers people.

Forage is a third-party payment processor (TPP) and a pin provider that authenticates and processes EBT recipients and transactions.
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Let's equalize food

One in eight Americans receive government assistance to buy their weekly groceries. However, until recently, recipients have been unable to use their benefits to purchase groceries online.

Meaning:

  • People who rely on EBTs (Electronic Benefit Transfers) can't access the convenience of online shopping

  • Grocers without an online presence are unable to reach all of their potential customers

  • To date, there are only ~15 grocers in America who can can accept EBT online

Expand your services, grow your market

Since March 2020, online grocery shopping has increased exponentially; grocery retailers show more than 10x of their orders online. By 2025, online grocery shopping will swell to 21.5% of total U.S. grocery sales, more than doubling its current share of the overall market.

Remove barriers for everyone's benefit

+42M
people
Currently participate in EBT programs
$200B
In annual EBT government assistance

Remove barriers for everyone's benefit

+27% in SNAP benefits for recipients in the past year– the largest increase in history
only 15 grocers
Only ~15 grocers accept EBT online. Forage is here to help all grocers to accept EBT on their website

The Forage solution

We partner with grocers, platforms, and government agencies

  • To expedite grocers receiving approval from the USDA to accept online EBT payments

  • To build a seamless API so grocers can accept EBT payments through their site

No matter the size of your company—if you're online-only, brick-and-mortar or at the farmer's market—we'll get you set up to serve your entire community.

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Easy-to-use

Forage integrates with your existing e-commerce website.

Government approval

Forage guides you through getting approval to process EBT payments online.

Secure

Forage abides by the latest PCI compliance standards for all transactions.

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