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.
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
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.
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.
Forage integrates with your existing e-commerce website.
Forage guides you through getting approval to process EBT payments online.
Forage abides by the latest PCI compliance standards for all transactions.